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Senior Accountant

Job Information
LocationAccounting Jobs in Johannesburg
SalaryR480K – R540K CTC per annum
Job TypeTemporary
EducationBcom Accounting or equivalent qualification (NQF 7 min requirement
Experience3 to 5 years senior accounting and auditing experience SAIPA, CIMA, ACCA or similar accreditation will be an advantage

Job Description

Seeking Senior Accountant JHB - 6 month Contract

Bcom Accounting or equivalent qualification (NQF 7 min requirement)

3 to 5 years senior accounting and auditing experience

SAIPA, CIMA, ACCA or similar accreditation will be an advantage

• Knowledge of systems: US GAAP knowledge will be an advantage

• Understanding of subscription based revenue and principals of revenue will be an advantage

Experience in the IT industry will be an advantage

The Senior Accountant role resides within our Finance team, led by our Regional Finance Director. You will interface with employees (mostly) from the UK and USA offices and must demonstrate an ability to understand the dynamics of diverse cultures as well as be able to form solid working relationships with key personnel in these regions. You must be able to demonstrate your ability to work independently but also serve as a support function to the Finance Director.

Key Responsibilities:

Accounting (end-to-end) up to Trial Balance including but not limited to specific accountability for;

Accounts Payable and Receivable (Days payable and Days receivable metrics)

Accruals and Prepaid

Cash Book entries and reconciliations

Compensation, including commission and bonuses calculations and accruals

Fixed assets and Impairment analysis

Journal entry reconciliation

Revenue and deferred revenue (incl. revenue forecasting)

Hire Resolve invites all suitable candidates to apply by emailing your CV to or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Donna on 031 350 4405.

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