South Africa

Accountant – Financial Statement Preparation

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # CLA_01
Published 31/07/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
BDO has a vacancy within the Business Services division for an Accountant in charge of Financial Statement Preparation.

Job Functions Accounting
Industries Accounting & Auditing
Preparation of annual financial statements using Caseware, per IFRS and IFRS for SME’s – for companies and Close Corporations, and stated accounting policies for individuals, partnerships and trusts.
Perform the following engagements:
Compilation Engagements in terms of ISRS 4410
Accounting Officer Engagements in terms of Close Corporations Act
Ensuring that proper planning is performed before execution
Ensuring BDO SOP’s are followed at all times
Proposing journals to client
Communicating with clients and making engagement arrangements, discuss engagement results
Performing tax computations for companies, close corporations and trusts (including SBC’s, special allowances (s12C, s12E, etc)
Updating Manager and Partner on progress of engagements
Mentoring junior staff both on the job and generally
Ad-hoc processing on Pastel Partner, Xero
Assist other staff members where needed
Other duties as may be required in line with the position.
B.Com Financial Accounting as major
Completed SAIPA or SAICA training contract – would count in favour but not essential
Ability to work in a team and independently
Good communication skills, internal and external, both written and verbal
Ability to travel in and around the greater Johannesburg (own transport or public) – mainly office bound with majority of clients being internal.
Working knowledge of most commonly used accounting packages (for reporting purposes and ad-hoc processing)
Comprehensive knowledge of Caseware Working papers, including Caseview preparation of annual financial statements

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Job Closing Date 21/08/2020
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