Posted on :
3 Sep, 2020
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.
Job Title: Consultant within the Business Services & Advisory – Client Accounting department.
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference: # CLA_01
Contract Type: Permanent
The BDO Drive Consultant will 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. Have the ability to maintain and manage a full client portfolio and ensure all compliance needs of the clients are met
Timeous submission of monthly VAT returns and management accounts
•Preparation of a set of AFS in compliance with standards
•Supervision of junior accountants
•Feedback on communication with Manager
•Timely communication with client
Annual financial statements and monthly management accounts
•Preparation of annual financial statements and monthly management reports
•Preparing of accurate working papers and reconciliations to support the 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 updates on status
•Being aware of a client’s needs and recommending or introducing another BDO professional or service line
•Explaining various accounting terminology and processes to clients
•Assist clients with accounting procedures and policies
•Liaison between client and managers
•Planning, organising and leading work of subordinates
•Supervising subordinates in terms of time, attendance and discipline to ensure resolution at the appropriate level
•Completion of SAICA/SAIPA learnership
•3 to 4 years accounting experience
•Verbal/written communication and negotiation skills
•Willingness to learn
•Knowledge of the Financial Services Industry.
•Commitment to continuous development
•Able to work as part of a diverse team
•Ability to plan, organise and control
The appointment will be made in terms of the Firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline: 17/09/2020