Group Accountant - Johannesburg - Apply

  • Posted on : 5/16/2024
  • Job Location : Johannesburg
  • Compensation : Attractive package
  • Type : Permanent


Hire Resolve's client is urgently seeking a Group Accountant to join their client's team in Johannesburg. As a Group Accountant, you will be responsible for managing the financial activities of the company, ensuring compliance with regulations, and providing accurate financial reports to stakeholders.


  • Manage and oversee the financial activities of the company, including budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  • Take and maintain responsibility for the maintenance, operation and proactive application of financial management tools and reporting systems relevant to the Group businesses and their business environment.
  • Continually develop appropriate types of financial reports related to the businesses to enable better planning and better-quality decision making and risk management.
  • Use the Deltek Vision suite of software applications as an accounting and reporting platform. Deltek Vision is the company’s ERP platform and accounting platform.
  • Use the VIP payroll administration software and ESS for Leave applications
  • Issue statements and invoices to clients, based on proactive study and understanding of commercial agreements concluded between the companies and their clients.
  • Assist the Operations Director with the financial aspects of all activities that require financial planning, management, and reporting.
  • Attend Board Meetings of all companies, held once every four months.
  • Attend the annual two-day Strategy Workshop or ‘Think Tank’.
  • Improve cash flow through efficient and regular invoicing.
  • Reconcile creditors and debtors’ accounts and the company’s bank accounts.
  • Report on aged accounts and push for the payment of outstanding invoices, including proactive escalation to directors where resistance to payments develops.
  • Track and invoice and collect administrative costs disbursed on behalf of clients into projects.
  • Manage inter-company invoicing for the use of shared resources and equipment.
  • Compile and prepare all SARS payments on e-filing within the stipulated time frames, and interface with SARS related to assessment and return queries, and the issuing of tax clearance certificates.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and accounting principles.
  • Develop and maintain internal control policies and procedures.
  • Maintain compliance with SARS, the Compensation Commissioner, and the CIPC in respect of the required regular returns. Assist with the financial documentation of bids, proposals and design competitions as the situation may arise.
  • Advise the directors on withholding tax provisions in different countries on the African continent, where the company carries out project work, and ensure that these provisions are priced into bids that are made to international clients.
  • Carry out financial reporting, and the setting up and control over data capture on cost centres in the office, provided by others. Deal with client and suppliers of the Interior Design business, in situations where the company purchases furniture or other goods for and on behalf of clients.
  • Deal with service providers and suppliers of the company as the situation may require, specifically about BEE certification and the monitoring of categories of spend to feed into the BEE rating systems and Workplace Skills Plans.
  • Monitor cash flow and manage banking relationships.
  • Prepare financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
  • Analyze financial data and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive process improvements and optimize financial performance.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Should have a CA(SA) or CIMA or a B-Com honours with a reputable university
  • Solid working track record in financial reporting and accounting, preferably in professional services or construction.
  • Accredited and current membership of a professional body that represents the accounting or financial services industry.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting.
  • Must have a sound knowledge of Income Tax
  • Must be an expert in ERP systems and have the willingness to learn new systems
  • Proficiency in financial analysis and forecasting.
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience with financial software.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Salary: R600K/Yr - R1.1Mil/Yr

Contact Hire Resolve for your next career-changing move.

  • Salary: negotiable.
  • Our client is offering a highly competitive salary for this role based on experience.
  • Apply for this role today, contact Candice Aucamp at Hire Resolve or on LinkedIn 
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We will contact you telephonically in 3 days should you be suitable for this vacancy. If you are not suitable, we will put your CV on file and contact you regarding any future vacancies that arise.