Accountant – Outsourced Accounting (6-month contract)

Cape Town

Description:

We are looking for an Accountant in our Outsourced Accounting Division.  If you set high standards in regards to the quality of your work, are technically competent in your field and have great interpersonal and communication skills, please send us your application.
 
Salary commensurate with qualification and experience
 
Main Purpose of Position:
The primary focus will be to assist the department managers in managing the client portfolio, supervise the development of CIMA trainee accountants and to supervise the day to day activities of the Department.
 
Position Overview:
•  Managing the Financial Statement completion list
•  Plan workflow, allocate work to trainees and liaise with clients.
•  Review and finalise the Annual Financial Statements.
•  Maintain client portfolios and ensure completion of work within client and SARS deadlines.
•  Attend to client queries, as well as extensive liaison with partners and tax administrators.
 
Ad hoc duties
•  Keep up to date with technical issues and train staff in this area.
 
Administration
•  Prepare and agree budgets with clients.
•  Prepare monthly fee sheets for billing purposes.
•  WIP Management
 
Qualifications and Experience:
•  BCom Degree (Accounting, Financial Accountant or Management Accounting). Honours would be an advantage
•  CIMA/SAIPA/SAICA training contract completed
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•  Technically competent i.e. knowledge of accounting statements, tax and other relevant Acts.
•  Knowledge of Trusts and Trust legislation essential
•  Knowledge of IT systems including Microsoft Office, Pastel and Caseware essential. A working knowledge of •  Greatsoft would be an advantage.
 
Personal Qualities:
•  Set high standards in regards to quality of work
•  Strong sense of integrity
•  Strong work ethic
•  Structured and systematic
 
EE applicants will be given preference.
 
Closing date of applications – 31/08/2018​
 
Email applications to careers@msct.co.za