Senior Accountant

at PCS
Location Centurion, South Africa
Date Posted Oct 21, 2020
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


    • This Senior Accountant position for an Industrial Engineering company reports to the Finance Manager and is a challenging role with lots of scope & opportunity to show your abilities & make a difference.

      You will be an integral part of the Finance team and will support the Financial Manager in terms of accounting responsibilities including reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures.

      Your Responsibilities:


      • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the accounting and control information held in and reported from the organisation’s accounting systems
      • Prepare the organisations budgets, forecasts and business planning
      • Preparing and analysing cash flow statements, income and expenditure accounts and balance sheet accounts
      • Provide financial support to the projects teams, finance teams and business development teams
      • Reinforce financial data confidentiality
      • Any other duties as may be required by the Managing Director


      • Tax invoices (Orders and projects)
      • Project (SQ) supplier invoices
      • Overheads invoices
      • Cash books
      • Royalties processing
      • Current cash flow
      • Follow up the costs classification


      • Prepare the justification of the content of the accounts including the bank reconciliations
      • Month end payments
      • VAT processing & filing
      • Follow up on the inventories of the warehouse and reconciliation thereof
      • Production orders / WIP analysis & reconciliation
      • Follows up the workload of the company
      • Following up on all projects (Sales Price and Gross Margin) from booking to completion: ensuring the Gross Margin at booking is correctly calculated and follow up until 100 % completion of the project. Hours spent per contracts…compare to the initial estimate
      • BFC Monthly reporting (Intercompany reconciliation; order intake; cash flow)


      • Review of the provisions, the accruals to be booked if any on the on-going contracts, the order book, the overheads
      • First analytical review of the P&L and the Balance Sheet (to make sure that the GL is 100% justified)
      • Assets & depreciation
      • BFC Quarterly reporting (Intercompany reconciliation; P&L Flash report; C Package; RB Package; AX packages [Off balance sheet liabilities])
      • Follows up the budget (actual versus last revision – explanation of the variances – anticipation of the variances and proposal of corrective actions)


      • PRT (annual cash forecast) package
      • Audit: interim and year-end, including validation of the audit report
      • Calculates the standard hourly rate
      • Corporate TAX returns


      • Knowledge of the Process is required to operate, monitor and maintain direct area of accountability and complete necessary work as per the accountabilities mentioned above.
      • Understand how changes to process conditions affect the area process outputs and how this impacts on other areas of the site from a compliance perspective.
      • Liaise with external auditors on completion of year-end audit




      • Accounting qualification



      You will have 10 years proven work experience in a Senior Financial role and have:

      • Strong organisational skills to ensure timelines are met
      • Auditing background
      • SAP experience would be a distinct advantage
      • Good written and verbal communication skills
      • Good planning & organisational skills
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