Financial Accountant (Maternity Cover)

Internal Recruiter
December 3, 2014
BPM Consultant
January 7, 2015


Financial Accountant with at least 5-7 years experience is required for a 4-5 contract at a large company based in JHB North.



  • Matric with Higher Grade Maths essential
  • BComm or equivalent
  • 5-7 years related experience gained within a financial environment; or alternatively newly qualified CA or Accountant with articles (may not have completed/passed final board exams)
  • Budgeting & Financial Management; Information Management



Expenditure & Accounting:

Implement internal controls & financial policy i.e. requisition approval process & payment approvals

Assign invoices/payments to dept codes

Weekly account payments & handle all account queries from suppliers

Corporate credit cards – application for new cards; monthly recon of statements & receipts

Manage external relationships with relevant contacts i.e SARS; relevant banks; statutory organisations etc

Manage procurement and depreciation of capital expenditure

Ensure updated re changes in financial regulations & legislation

Conduct reviews & evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities & business efficiencies

Develop & recommend financial management mechanisms that minimise financial risk.

Research & report on factors influencing business performance

Preparation of monthly management accounts & analysis

Produce annual budgets

VAT returns

Information re Return of Earnings Compensation Fund to Dept of Labour

Sales & Subscription Services:

Debit orders for company – capture subscribers list and check returns

All company customers are debited monthly i.t.o. contracts

Ensure all payments received

Ensure all arrears followed up on

Reconcile with all contracts

Create schedule showing 6 months in advance when contracts will expire

Manage outbound & inbound forex payments & revenue receipts including annual Exchange Control applications.

Assist in product costing and yield management

Oversee CD production contractual process, invoicing and payments

Manage procurement of hardware from US suppliers and applicable forward exchange contracts.

Provide stock control function and manage equipment rental book


  • Forward all received invoices requiring payment to CEO and Operations Manager weekly
  • Submit Budgeted vs Actual expenses to CEO and Operations Manager monthly (before 10th)


  • Forward all received invoices requiring payment to the CEO and Head of Sales weekly
  • Produce and forward monthly reports for budget tracking for DMX to CEO and Head of Sales, actual vs budget by the 7th of each month
  • Produce and forward monthly reports for budget tracking for the DMX sales team – individual tracking of allocated accounts, by the 7th of each month.


  • Ensure overtime, medical aid, provident fund, group life, staff loans & increases are correct – control Payroll function
  • Online banking – capture of salary payments, Provident Fund, Group Life etc; account payments (created debtors & creditors); debit orders; print statements; keep track of balances; SARS payments (VAT, PAYE, UIF)


  • Admin of Forex
  • Liaise with VAT IT re claiming VAT on international trips & expenditure
  • Monitor & reconcile usage of Lodged Travel Cards
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