Accountant Job in EarthStream Global Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Full Time

Website EarthStream Global

This Job Listing is about EarthStream Global in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa 2022

About the job

We are seeking an Accountant CA (SA), based in Cape Town, working for an International Renewable Energy company.

This role will partner with the operations team to drive performance and efficiency of the power plants. The Accountant is responsible for ensuring that the accounting and financial reporting for the companies managed operating plants are maintained.

Reporting to the Finance Manager.

Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Minimum Chartered Accountant (CA) (SA) qualification
  • Minimum 1 years post-qualifying (or post articles) experience in a commercial and/or corporate environment (outside of audit)
  • Relevant experience working with Microsoft Office packages (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Relevant working experience with an ERP system
  • Relevant working experience loading payments on a banking profile
  • Knowledge of financial systems, financial processes and internal control mechanisms
  • Experience in a shared services environment is an advantage
  • Experience in a multi-company or multi-entity is an advantage
  • Experience in an asset-intensive organisation is an advantage

Key Responsibilities

Prepare and Manage transactional and reporting processes

  • Complete all calculations and capture necessary month end entries including accruals, tax, deferred tax, intercompany transactions, etc.
  • Invoicing of revenue and preparation of monthly entries.
  • Maintain fixed asset registers, including creation of new assets and disposals.
  • Prepare balance sheet and key income statement reconciliations.
  • Prepare the finance inputs and analysis for monthly shareholder and stakeholder reports and board reports including explanations of key variances.
  • Complete year end packs.
  • Responsible for completion and filing of tax returns including VAT, Income Tax, WHT, etc.

Cash Flow Management

  • Ensure timeous receipts of debtors’ balance and creditor payments.
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts and highlight shortfalls to budget.
  • Maintain debt schedules and repayment of debt.

Statutory and Compliance Reporting

  • Prepare quarterly reports to lenders.
  • Ad hoc compliance reports from various institutions including Stats SA, NERSA, etc.
  • Report procurement spend for the quarter to the economic development team.

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Partner with the operations teams on the budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Complete budget reporting templates.
  • Upload of budgets into the accounting system.

Skills and Competencies

  • Sound technical, business and financial reporting skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Delivery-oriented, able to manage time, prioritize and to adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Able to solve problems logically.
  • Excellent verbal communication; includes being responsive, having good listening skills and being able to communicate appropriately with all levels of personnel.
  • Excellent written communication; includes writing clear, concise e-mails and report-writing.
  • Excellent team player; able to balance team and individual responsibilities.
  • Able to self-manage and work well independently.
  • Able and willing to learn quickly.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

Market related offer with excellent benefits / bonus

Company: EarthStream Global

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate 

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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