Posted on :
22 Jul, 2021
22 Jul, 2021
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 and our client’s unparalleled support.
BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 91,054 people working out of 1,658 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.
BDO South Africa has a vacancy for an Accountant to join our internal Finance Department for a 12 month fixed-term contract.
Job Title: Accountant
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: ZFI_01
Contract Type: Permanent/Contract 12 Months
Salary: Market Related
The main responsibilities of the accountant is to process data to balance sheet level supported by the preparation of accurate reconciliations. Computing and submission of VAT returns.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
•Processing financial data to balance sheet
•Preparing accurate reconciliations to support the balance sheet
•Ensuring compliance to accurate financial data recording for all assigned business units
•Maintenance of the fixed asset register for all group companies
•Timeous submission of monthly statutory returns
•Processing monthly general journals
•Preparation of audit files
•Reconciliation of intercompany loan accounts
•BCom / BCom Hons Accounting / Finance or similar is essential
Experience and Knowledge:
•3-5 years’ experience working in an internal finance department
•In-depth and up to date with accounting standards
•Accurate and detail orientated
•Proficient using Microsoft excel
•Experience with Maconomy (advantageous)
•Good analytical and problem solving skills
•Ability to work as a team member
•Good oral and written communication skills
•Excellent planning and organisational ability
BDO Core Competencies:
•Relationships and Collaboration
•Exceptional Client Service
•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.
Application Deadline: 28/07/2021