Project Accountant (Epcm Sector; Cape Town)


Our client, a leading engineering solution provider, currently seeks to appoint a Project Accountant who will be responsible for the financial accounting function within the business, to be based in Tokai, Cape Town. The successful incumbent will have a BCom Accounting Degree and should ideally come from the EPCM or renewable energy sector. Focused on the accounting and administration of the Groups portfolio of Solar PV assets, the incumbent will be responsible for: * Preparing the monthly profit and loss, and balance sheet reports. * Preparation of monthly reconciliations follow up and clearing of reconciling items and queries. * Ensuring accuracy of trial balances and general ledger accounts. * Working with Debtors and Creditors manager to ensure prompt collections and payments respectively. * Reporting monthly the actual results of the SPVs in the Onestream consolidation system. * Preparation of quarterly board packs for SPVs (where required by shareholders). * Reporting monthly the rolling forecasts for the SPVs in the Onestream consolidation system. * Preparation of the annual budget for the SPVs, and reporting this in the Onestream consolidation system. * Preparation and filing of VAT returns and Companies Income Taxes. * Managing the cash flows of the SPVs, including the arranging of financing of the Solar PV assets together with the group FD. * Quarterly covenant reporting to financiers. * Preparation of annual financial statements for company, subsidiaries and affiliates, and ensure compliance with IFRS. * Facilitating the external and internal audit process. * Compilation of information needed on various financial analysis and reporting. * Ad hoc requests from departments for info, explanations, help, support etc. * Ensuring compliance of internal control, IFRS and Companies Act. * BCom Accounting Degree * Working experience with SAP B1 and SAGE Business Cloud Accounting will be a preference * 3-5 years work experience in project accounting within the engineering, procurement, construction or renewable energy sector SKILLS: * High level of integrity. * High literacy and numeracy skills, excellent communication skills; ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels * Understanding of IFRS * Understanding of control principles * Good understanding of Purchase to pay, Contract to cash and projects by phases processes * Dynamic team player and able to produce efficient quality and quantity output * Pro-active with a drive to learn and grow * Ability to work under pressure, and adhere to timeline * BCom Accounting Degree * Working experience with SAP B1 and SAGE Business Cloud Accounting will be a preference * 3-5 years work experience in project accounting within the engineering, procurement, construction or renewable energy sector SKILLS: * High level of integrity. * High literacy and numeracy skills, excellent communication skills; ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels * Understanding of IFRS * Understanding of control principles * Good understanding of Purchase to pay, Contract to cash and projects by phases processes * Dynamic team player and able to produce efficient quality and quantity output * Pro-active with a drive to learn and grow * Ability to work under pressure, and adhere to timeline
Posted
05/05/2022
Location
Cape Town, WC, ZA