Cashbuild South Africa: Financial Accountant

Posted on :

6 Jan, 2011

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Accounting Jobs in South Africa, Finance Jobs in South Africa

Cashbuild is the largest retailer of building materials and associated products, selling directly to cash-paying customers through its 193 (and growing) stores in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland and Malawi. Cashbuild South Africa recruits Financial Accountant

Job Reference Number

Financial Accountant – SA Ops 1

Support Office – Ormonde JHB

To support internal/external customers in a finance role by reconciling, preparing, analysing and presenting all financial information relating to all stores, divisions, countries and group

Grading System:

Grading Level:

Immediate Supervisor:
Financial Manager Operations

Number of Positions Available:

Application Closing Date:

Minimum Grade 12 or NQF level 4 Four years work related experience.
Deadline and result driven.
Pressured working environment
Attention to detail
Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite)

Key Performance Area:
•Reconcile cashbook to relevant bank statement account
•Print and fax bank statements to stores weekly

Cash / credit card clearing
•Reconcile and balance cash/credit card clearings
•Identify and resolve unreconciled differences
•Ensure no items outstanding longer than 30 days
•Analyse and capture petty cash ensuring correct allocation of VAT

Feasibility studies
•Manage, prepare and review feasibility studies and present to Directors for approval

•Monthly and quarterly reports to be distributed to Directors and relevant parties, without errors or omissions
Executive P&L summary to be sent to all Divisional Managers ensuring accuracy and value add
•Board packs to be completed accurately and timeously
•Prepare and present Divisional Meeting reports as required by Directors
•Any other adhoc Reports required

General ledger analysis and reconciliations
•File Reconciliation File to be completed accurately and timeously
•Full Trial Balance analysis to be performed

Annual Budget
•Annual budgets to be completed timeously and accurately
•Present annual budget to Directors for approval

Equity Statement:
Cashbuild is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that provides equal opportunities for all its employees, with special consideration for historically disadvantaged groups.

Cashbuild undertakes to:

Promote the constitutional right of equity;
Eliminate unfair discrimination in employment;
Pursue a diverse workforce, which is representative of our people;
Promote economic development and efficiency in the workforce;
Redress historical, legal, social and economic discrimination;
Establish conditions which will further the creation of equality of opportunity and development for all employees.
The company has facilitated the establishment of an equality task team. Members of the team comprise employees including those from previously disadvantaged groups, union representatives and employees from all occupational categories and levels. This task team is a body corporate established with terms of reference as set out in its constitution. This team, through consultation with management has developed an equity plan designed to address all issues related to employment equity. This equity plan covers a period of five years and is subject to annual review.

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