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A medium-sized accounting firm based in Umhlanga, is seeking an experienced audit senior to join our dynamic team . This role is ideal for an individual who has recently completed articles and is looking to gain out of articles experience. The role involves audit engagements and assisting juniors and involves working with our existing (external) client base.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Conducts full statutory audits on small to medium and large-sized firms in the private sector and public sector.
• Prepares financial statements for Sole Traders, Partnerships, Private Companies, Close Corporations and Trusts and group consolidations.
• Calculates taxes payable by Individuals, Companies, and Trusts.
• Advises clients on requested tax issues such as the treatment of VAT, Fringe benefits, dividend tax issues, and research and development process.
• Liaises with the executive members of clients at the planning, during, and concluding stages of an audit... engagement.
• Drafts reports to management on internal control deficiencies, and other audit findings and advises Management on the systems and processes requiring improvement.
• Audits critical audit objectives including risk assessments, expenses, income, statutory, liabilities, assets and taxes.
• Monitors actual versus budgeted costs.
• Communicates and resolves issues that might impact the audit opinion with the engagement manager & partner and client.
• Conducts audit of critical audit objectives including risk assessment, expenses, income, statutory, liabilities, assets, and taxes.
• Review audit files.
• Supervise junior staff.
• Ensures Audit files are closed off within 60 days for Partner to sign-off.

• Initiates and effects journal entries including relevant calculations and presentation of supporting documentation.
• Oversees maintenance of general ledger and related accounting records.
• Review payments’ supporting documentation.
• Prepares cash flow information, all balance sheet and income statement reconciliations. (including creditors, debtors, bank, stock reconciliations, VAT, payroll)
• Maintains the fixed asset register and wear & and tear registers.
• Assists with the implementation and maintenance of internal financial controls and procedures.
• Performs job costing including variance analysis.
• Performs stock counts and reconciliation of variances.
• Assists with ad-hoc queries.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Qualifications (Minimum):
• BCom Accounting Degree – Completed
• Completed articles (SAICA-accredited articles)
• Experience in both the public and private sectors
• Proficiency in Afrikaans will be an added advantage
• Exposure to international clients.

Package & Remuneration

+/- R300 000 per annum - dependent on experience

Deductions included in CTC are CAMAF medical aid, Old Mutual Pension fund, and Old Mutual life/funeral cover. Performance bonus over and above CTC.


Should you be interested in the position kindly submit your application on the pnet website
uMhlanga South Africa


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