Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary: 25000 Monthly
Recruiter: Elite Search
Job Ref: JHB000367/HLG
Summary: Junior Financial Accountant Waverly Johannesburg. International company offering good remuneration package Responsible for ensuring accuracy & completeness of the trial balance & related schedules in most efficient and timeous manner, assisting with preparation of statutory, group and management reporting, assisting with preparation of tax calculations and returns.



Job Description

  • A Prestigious and respected brand in the beauty industry with a distinctive, high-quality products and services and a longstanding commitment to social, economic and ecological initiatives. 
Minimum Accounting degree

If you have an inquiring mind, are ambitious with an engaged and positive outlook, the ability to take risks and accept new challenges
Accounting Articles beneficial
Knowledge of IFRS and local statutory requirements is essential
Experience completing corporate tax returns will be beneficial
Experience with management accounting/ cost centre reporting 
Strong computer literacy (advanced Excel is essential)
Experience with SAGE ERP ideal or other financial ERP system

Financial Accounting
Responsible for the general ledger
Preparation of month/quarter/year end trial balance and schedules
Booking of manual journal entries and compiling support for authorization by the accounting manager
Monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
Monthly analysis of key expense accounts
Provide assistance to Accounting Manager in relation to preparation of statutory, management and group reporting
Review & analyze financial information for the purpose of identifying any misallocations or significant variances and investigates and
reconciles any differences identified
Review and analyze the accuracy of cost allocations as per the online credit card system and ensure all supporting documents are received and approved online.
Provide clear and concise responses/ analyses on specified costs or accounts
Review and accurate allocations of reps expenses as per supporting documents.
Managing petty cash
Review and analyze the accuracy of all supplier invoices, ensuring they have been allocated to the correct expense/brand/product line.

Inventory imports
Processing of import invoices for inventory shipments
Processing of monthly intercompany foreign payments online, and ensuring all relevant supporting documents are received.
Responsible for input of pricing and product codes on the ESP/ point of sales system

Fixed Assets

Run and check monthly depreciation calculation.

Add/remove assets onto fixed asset register and maintain support for all fixed assets additions/disposalsPerform monthly fixed asset reconciliation to the trial balance.

Run reports and fixed asset period-end monthly.

Responsible for fixed assets verification and asset tagging and maintaining the fixed assets database,

Reconciliation of the e-commerce account on a weekly basis
Follow up on e-commerce queries
Match e-commerce payments on a weekly basis

VAT & Taxation

Monthly SARS reconciliations - VAT
Preparation for annual SARS reconciliations (IT14SD) – VAT, Customs, Income Tax
Assist with annual corporate income tax calculation
Audit & Statutory Requirements
Assist Accounting Manager to co-ordinate the year-end audit to ensure a clean and timely audit report
Assist Accounting Manager with any SARS audits
Responds to any requests related to external and internal audit


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