Consolidations Accountant

Consolidations Accountant

Network Recruitment | Johannesburg, GT, ZA

Posted 17 days ago

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Job & Company Description:Be part of a JSE listed entity that is the main producer in Africa within its manufacturing sector. The organisation has a global footprint and trades internationally.The successful Consolidations Accountant needs to take full responsibility of the Financial function at group level.Job Experience & Skills Required:JSE SENS reportingGroup consolidations and reporting experienceCA (SA) qualification 1 to 2 years post article experience and with multi-currency consolidation experience (Big 4 qualification an advantage)Audit of global multi-nationals with multi currencies would be preferableAn understanding of financial systems (HFM)Prepare consolidated results, including actual monthly, two forecasts and annual budgets.Preparation includes reconciling and reviewing the primary statements and disclosures for unusual variances against forecast and budget.Responsibility will include, amongst others, the following tasks (actuals, forecast and budget scenarios) which are rotated amongst the team members:group consolidated cash flowStatement of equitySegmental reportingGroup exchange ratesMaintain consolidation journals, including purchase accounting and related goodwill and intangibles and the foreign currency translation reserve.Ensure policies and procedures are adhered to with respect to journal approval and working paper support and a monthly consolidation file is kept with relevant supporting documentation and authorisation.Ensure the reporting timetable is adhered to, including communicating with the various subsidiaries to assist when needed and to communicate exceptions.Assist the group finance system managers with data loading if needed.