Specialist: Accountant

Free State, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Job Description

Lindsay Saker Bloemfontein currently holds a position for Specialist: Accountant, reporting to the Manager: Finance. The successful candidates will be based at Lindsay Saker Welkom. The successful candidates will be responsible for an array of financial duties for Lindsay Saker Welkom, the responsibilities of the job are stipulated below. Motor industry experience is an advantage.
To provide expertise, advice and support to develop operational implementation plans and / or associated Service delivery processes for financial dealings and accounting sequences, in order to continuously enhance service delivery, updated information and to reach performance targets.

Specific Role Responsibilities

Ensure that the correct accounting policies and procedures are being follow at all times.
Manage the full capex process.
Prepaid and/or review vehicle, parts and asset stock takes.
Prepaid Sewell’s stats reports.
Prepare and consolidate financial statements, and reports.
Prepare audit schedules for the auditors and assist them in finalising audits.
Process SAGA credit notes, do warranty recon and follow up on variances.
Process VW SA/Audi SA credit notes, do parts discrepancy recon and follow up on variances.
Reconciliation of nominal ledger accounts and follow up on variances.
Review commission sheets.
Hyperion Uploads and Reporting Annual Tax Pack.
Returns Monthly VAT GL Recon.
Review FSP Calculations and Returns Cash Book.
Management Loading Payments.
Cash Management Reporting All Reconciliations.

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications Type: Postgraduate Certificates
Professional Qualifications: Academic Field Education, Training and Development
Academic Sub-field: Higher Education and Training
Actual Qualification: NQF Level 7


1 – 2 years’ experience in a similar environment.
Financial Services experience will be good but not essential.

Skills and Personal Attributes

Financial Accounting Competency: Knowledge of financial accounting principles, classifying, measuring and recording transactions.
Proficiency Level Description: Applies elementary concepts of knowledge.
Behavioral Indicator: Knowledge and understanding of accounting and tax concepts, financial statements, trial balance, financial record keeping process.
Ability to record financial transactions.
Ability to understand accounting fundamentals and principles.
Compiles reports.
Interrogates transactions.
Shows basic knowledge and understanding of accounting and tax concepts, financial statements, trial balance, financial recordkeeping process and books or accounts of the company.
Records financial transactions.
Understands accounting fundamentals and principles.
Compiles and presents reports.
Interrogates transaction initiating information or data, and understands, records or enters transactions on to the system.
Analyses and reconciles financial information and data, resolves accounting issues, and reports on such.