BDO South Africa Current Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

25 Feb, 2022

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Accounting Jobs in South Africa

BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with97 292+ people working out of 1728 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities.

BDO in South Africa has a vacancy for a Senior Accountant (Drive Consultant) for its Business Services Outsourcing line in our Johannesburg office.






Job Title: Senior Accountant (Drive Consultant)
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: EXA_03
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
The Drive Consultant will be responsible for processing of data to trial balance level and preparation of annual financial statements. Processing and computing of VAT and providing client with monthly management reports. Provide training and development to intermediate and junior bookkeepers. Can maintain and manage a full client portfolio and ensure all compliance needs of the clients are met

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
•Manage the financial affairs for a portfolio of clients using technology and cloud accounting. Needs to be apt in technology as well as mobile apps.
•Have a passion for working with and training clients
•Manage the clients’ finances and accounting records from source document phase right to trial balance, and beyond to financial statements
•Annual financial statements and monthly management accounts.
•Review of VAT calculations before submission to Manager.
•Meeting client expectations in terms of service delivery and keeping clients updated on status.
•Assist clients with accounting procedures and policies.
•Liaison between client and managers.
•Planning, organising and leading work of subordinates.
•Improve margins through efficiency and grow client portfolio.
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:
•Honours degree in Financial accounting
•3-4 years Financial Accounting Experience.
•Preparation of a set of AFS in compliance with standards.
•Tech-savvy and proficiency with cloud accounting and the app market place.
•Experience dealing with external stakeholders.

Technical Competencies:
•Xero (or other cloud accounting packages)
•Dext and other OCR reading technology packages
•MS Office

Behavioural Competencies:
•Building trust and relationships
•Client focused
•Ability to prioritise and handle stress
•Task driven & delivery focused
•Manage and lead their own client portfolios

BDO Core Competencies:
•Relationships and Collaboration
•Exceptional Client Service
•Business Growth
•Engaging people
•Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

By sending us your application, Curriculum Vitae, academic records, qualifications, or any other personal information as defined by POPIA:
1.You have disclosed up to date and accurate records; and
2.You agree to us keeping your records in our data base as per our Retention Policy.

By agreeing to the terms herein, you give BDO South Africa the authority to process your personal information. This consent will remain valid until such time as we have received instructions from you to request, subject to any applicable law and where appropriate, the correction, updating or deletion of your personal information held by us. You further acknowledge and declare that all personal information supplied to BDO is accurate, up to date, not misleading and complete in all respects.

To Apply:

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Application Deadline: 25/03/2022

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