Dealership Accountant

Functional Area: Finance Reports to: Financial Director / Dealer PrincipalDate Described: 4 March Application Documents to be sent to:******Purpose of the role: The incumbent will be responsible for providing comprehensive Financial and Administration support service to the Financial Director. The role-player will also facilitate the exchange of information across the organisation internally by providing advice. Interaction with external stakeholders is also required for the role.Direct Reports: Accounts ClerkRequired Experience and QualificationNational Diploma or BCom Degree in Accounting or similar will be advantageousMust have accounting/bookkeeping experience at a Motor vehicle dealership3+ years working experience within the automotive industryPinnacle accounting software experience or other similar softwareReportingPerforming month end closing and ensuring all necessary accounting entries are raised at month-endPreparation of journal entriesCalculation of incentives and commissions for salesmen / checking deal book and late adjustmentsEnsuring the accuracy of financial information reported to head office within company deadlinesPreparation of monthly and ad-hoc reports as requestedControlEnsuring adherence to accounting policies and proceduresPreparation of monthly nominal ledger reconciliation of accounts with appropriate supportcomments for Financial Director reviewsAssessment, design and implementation of financial controls as necessaryInternal auditor liaison and resolution off all issues or concernsSupport inventory physical counts (Quarterly and Cyclical)CreditorsReview weekly payments for accuracy and validityReview monthly creditors reconciliations for the branch and ensure no long outstanding itemsLoading of payments on FNB including new supplier banking detailsPetty cash maintenance register and issuing of petty cashDaily review of the daily cash up pack to ensure completeness and accuracy of cash transactionsPrepare daily sales report for the BranchPrepare monthly debtors age analysis and submit to Head officePrepare credit note listing for submission to Dealer Principal and Credit ManagerFollow up on unpaid debtors accountsProcess credit notes for customers and file all paperworkCheck manual invoice book and sign offAd hocParticipation in the development of the annual financial budgetPreparation of asset forms for submission to head officeCompletion of supplier credit application forms for the branchSupervisionSupervision of junior finance staffCOMPETENCIESIt is essential for the incumbent to possess the below competencies:Business AcumenDemonstration of a well-developed understanding of the dynamics of the business and its marketsAbility influence optimum commercial decisionsSupport the Financial Director in providing senior team with financial insightSupport management of the business and the achievement of desired resultsTechnical AcumenA highly developed ability to apply theoretical technical constructs in a practical and realistic way in support of business management and control needsDemonstrates rigour in applying and influencing best practice methods and processes related to accountingOrganisation of WorkHigh level of analytical ability, ability to prioritise, plan and execute work within set deadlinesInterpersonal SkillsA team enabler who projects confidence, integrity, a predisposition to support and assist colleagues in executing workAssertive and effective problem solverEffective communicator with the ability to convey complex technical information in an easily understood fashionService focusDisplay customer service ethic to both internal and external stakeholdersNo Deadline SetIf you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.SEND US YOUR CVYour contact information is kept strictly confidential. We will not distribute the information that you provide to us to any other source for solicitation or other purposes.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA