ACCOUNTANT Jobs at Competent Candidates in Pretoria, Gauteng

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Competent Candidates company opens jobs for ACCOUNTANT positions in the Gauteng region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Accounting/Auditing and Finance skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 6 000 - R 10 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Financial Services, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Company:Competent Candidates
Region:Gauteng, Pretoria - Gauteng
Job Function:Accounting/Auditing and Finance
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 6.000 - ZAR 10.000 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Financial Services

Job Description

Procurement And Suppliers
Your Degree in Accounting or equivalent (BCom or BCompt (Acc)) as well as Completed articles or 5 years’ experience in bookkeeping/ accounting function will enable you to:

  • Responsible for reviewing of primary source documents
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to the Group’s policies, procedures, budget limits and Levels of Authority regarding goods and services procured
  • Responsible for completing “checks” on completeness of supporting documentation maintained
  • Responsible for ensuring that supplier payment terms are monitored and enforced
  • Assists in other areas where required

General Accounting Records And Reconciliations

  • Reviews cash books and bank reconciliations
  • Reviews supplier reconciliations
  • Reviews the fixed asset registers
  • Processes non-routine/complex journal entries (including those requested by Group) and reviews journal entries posted by bookkeeper
  • Prepares balance sheet reconciliation schedules for account balances and reviews schedules prepared by bookkeeper and to ensure that the balance sheet is appropriately reconciled
  • Primarily responsible for the validity, accuracy and completeness of transactions processed in the accounting records in a consistent manner
  • Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of intercompany and related party transactions and balances confirmed on intercompany transaction schedules and confirmations
  • Responsible for preparing calculations where required of amounts recognised in the accounting records
  • Prepares/reviews Payroll information with supporting documentation
  • Reviews instruction received from Group in relation to specific entity and ensures instruction is relevant, accurate and understood before actioning
  • Prepares/Reviews the age analysis for customer and suppliers to ensure validity, accuracy and completeness and follows up variances timeously
  • Assists in other areas where required

Management Information

  • Responsible for preparing accurate management accounts, including the update of forecasts, monthly cash flow and all supporting schedules timeously
  • Responsible for preparing an accurate budget, including the update of forecasts and all supporting schedules timeously
  • Prepares and maintains all other management information requested by the executive management team
  • Develops management information reporting templates
  • Assists in other areas where required

Sales Function

  • Prepares and maintains calculations for revenue generated (including supporting documentation)
  • Performs checks on inputs used for system generated revenue calculations to approved sources (agreements etc)
  • Performs checks on inputs used for system generated revenue calculations to approved sources (agreements etc)
  • Responsible for the collection of outstanding amounts due from customers
  • Updates and maintains summaries of Assets Under including movements
  • Assists in other areas where required

Treasury And Financial Soundness

  • Reviews functions performed by the bookkeeper
  • Takes ownership of the validity, accuracy and completeness of the weekly and long-term cash flow preparation in line with the required timelines
  • Prepares calculations to monitor financial soundness requirements for current and future periods (liquidity, cash holdings, CAR & solvency)
  • May be required to be a releaser of payments and beneficiaries on the banking platform
  • Assists in other areas where required


  • Prepares the VAT reconciliation and working papers including reasonability of VAT declared
  • Maintains reconciliation of balances owing to(by) SARS for all balances due
  • Prepares the tax computation for monthly reporting and the annual financial statements
  • Prepared DWT returns for submission
  • Ensures that all audit queries are addressed timely and that valid tax clearance is maintained at all times
  • Ensures that payment for all tax types are paid within the prescribed timeframes
  • Assists in other areas where required

Audit And Year-end

  • Primarily responsible for providing all information to the auditors and Group management timeously
  • Preparation of annual financial statements


  • Preparation of yearly budgets for allocated entities
  • Assist in the preparation of support area budgets

Special Projects

  • Is primarily responsible for the execution and day-to-day monitoring of the project

Strategic And Other Areas

  • Participates in meetings
  • More detailed to complex communications required
  • Decision making requires thorough analysis of best practice and research
  • Subject matter knowledge is more detailed
  • Collaborates and provides feedback for consideration of policies and strategy
  • Limited negotiation with peers and subordinates
  • Presents/trains peers and subordinates
  • Assists in other areas where required

Other – Company Specific

  • Will assist with accounting work through out the group when the need arises.


  • gain experience
  • taught first
  • Get bonus if overtime

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Company Information

Competent Candidates

Industry: Financial Services

Competent Candidates is an international recruitment and executive search firm specialising in connecting the finest talent with the right job. We successfully source and manage the entire hiring process for our clients, from finding the perfect individual for the role to negotiating the best possible package. Our team of highly experienced recruiters has a vast network of contacts within the HR and staffing industry to help ensure that we provide the highest quality of service. Our success is rooted in our commitment to finding outstanding candidates who deliver lasting results for our clients.

Our experienced team of professional recruiters make sure that we have a good understanding of clients’ needs. We look beyond the job description to ensure excellent job performance and fit for the role. All our candidates are thoroughly screened and have excellent references.

We know that no two clients are the same and there is always a customized solution – so at Competent Candidates, we tailor our recruitment process to fit each company’s individual specifications. We offer confidential and discreet executive search services and can source candidates from our extensive database.

Competent Candidates have a wide range of innovative tools and techniques to make sure our clients get the best possible candidates for their job requirements. Our team of experienced experts is available around the clock to support the recruitment and IT teams –allowing them to focus on their core responsibility. We strive to be the best at connecting the right people with the right jobs.

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