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Assistant Accountant
Black River

Our client, an International company, is looking for an Assistant Accountant

Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

Main responsibilities:
  • Preparing creditor payment documentation, purchase requests and debtor invoices;
  • Negotiating rates, loading and executing payments on internet banking platforms and arranging payment approvals;
  • Preparing invoice discounting and commodity stock financing applications;
  • Liaising with banks on stock finance transactions and queries;
  • Weekly reconciliation and maintenance of Commodity and Equipment Stock Finance Inventory Reports;
  • Updating intercompany loans schedules, keeping track of financing maturities, debtor payments and assisting with cash flow management;
  • Preparing, arranging and following up on inter-company confirmations;
  • Preparing audit files and assisting with auditor queries;
  • Maintaining fixed asset register, tracking opex expenditure to budget
  • Assisting the Senior Accountant/General Manager with the preparation of management reports, financial statements and board packs;
  • Liaison with Group counter-parties┬áin African countries, auditors, banks and corporate services providers;
  • General office administration and filing.
  • Partly qualified Accountant with minimum 5 years work experience
  • Prior experience in a treasury or finance company environment will be an advantage
Candidate profile:
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Ability to work well in a small team
  • Good general IT skills with Microsoft Office, especially EXCEL, working knowledge of Pastel accounting software
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have the ability to handle a complex multi-company, multi-currency international environment
  • Good organizational skills, attention to detail, business sense and ability to work under pressure

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