VACANCY: Financial Accountant wanted


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state-theatreThe South African State Theatre has a vacancy for a Financial Accountant.
Job Title : Financial AccountantReporting to : Chief Financial Officer
Salary : Market related
Period : Five years performance based fixed term ContractKey performance Areas:

  • Manage the bookkeeping function, using the Pastel Accounting Package, including maintenance of the general ledger;
  • Maintain the chart of accounts;
  • Ensuring that the financial records are accurate;
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions;
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting;
  • Ensuring that every expense and income is properly documented;
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system;
  • Preparation of month-end accounts (Profit and loss and balance sheet);
  • Support month-end and year-end close process;
  • Assist Financial Manager in the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances;
  • Assist Financial Manager to prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements;
  • Ensuring that the books of accounts are compiled every end of the month;
  • Ensuring that the books of accounts are compiled at the end of every financial year; and
  • Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting as compared to budget;

Preferred Minimum Education and Experience

  • Recently qualified CA (SA)
  • Must have qualified and signed off their articles within the last 18 months

Knowledge, Skills and critical competencies

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  • Well-developed written and oral communications skills;
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills;
  • Knowledge of GRAP and PFMA;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Hard working Diligent with strong attention to detail;
  • Good understanding of business as well as financial issues;
  • Sound decision making;
  • A deep understanding of the accounting principles;
  • Critical thinking and good analytical skills; and
  • Hands-on approach and proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Up to date knowledge of accounting regulations

Interested candidates should indicate the position they are applying for.

Hand deliver or e-mail certified copies of qualifications and a CV with 3 contactable references to Ashley Mahlo or Millicent Mopayi, Human Resources.

Closing Date: 04 November 2016.

Hand Deliver: Human Resource Office
The South African State Theatre
320 Pretorius Street Pretoria


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Please note that the company will only consider applications which meet the criteria and preference will be given to people with disabilities or persons from disadvantaged group. Should you not hear from us within 30 days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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