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Financial Accountant (9 Month Contract)

Location:Cape Town, Century City
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior/Mid
Type: 9 months
Company:Digital Outsource Services

Job description

The Department: Finance

We are a dynamic and diverse group of individuals working together in a fast-paced environment, with the sole aim of providing accurate and useful financial information

As the Finance department, we deliver timeously to the senior management and shareholders of the organisation, to assist with their decision-making processes in driving the business.


Purpose of the Role:

This role is a maternity cover and is integral in the monthly review and management of monthly client reporting to ensure that monthly accounts are complete and meet group deadlines. This role will report into the Group Finance Manager.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Monthly Reporting

-        First review of gaming data to source reconciliations

-        First review of gaming data to BK cube reconciliations

-        First review of monthly income statement and balance sheet reports with notes for management review ensuring all in balance and complete.

-        Review intercompany billing and balances.

-        Review all open item reports to ensure all accounts matched and postings done.

  • Gaming VAT and taxation

-            Review gaming vat and tax calculations for all regions as prepared by the financial accountants.
  • Corporate tax

-            Review monthly taxation accrual for tax entities

Audit reviews
  • Quarterly audit files (Internal)

-           Review all internal audit files prepared by the team.
  • Year-end audit files (External)

-           Review all internal audit files prepared by the team.


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. The job holder may be required to complete any other reasonable duties in order to achieve business objectives.


Essential Criteria: 
  • CA (SA) – newly qualified
  • Accounting reporting experience
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Minimum 2 years taxation experience

Desirable Criteria: 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience in Navision
  • Ability to understand and interpret the impact of tax law changes on the business (problem solving skills).
  • Project management skills including the ability to meet all deadlines and the ability to effectively manage the implementation of proposals/acquisitions.

Person Specifications: 
  • Management, Motivation and Leadership
  • Effectiveness & Delivery
  • Business acumen
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Time management skills.

Posted on 05 Jun 14:05

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