Finance Officer_ Financial Reporting - #305618

Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal
Contract type: Full time


  • Ensure Optimum People Coordination
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly general ledger reconciliations timeously;
  • Follow up on reconciliation queries;
  • Prepare adjusting journal entries as and when necessary
  • Coordination of external and internal audits;
  • Quality control function of all information submitted to the auditors.
  • Attend to audit steering committee meetings;
  • Attend to all audit queries by both internal and external auditors;
    • Meet all reporting deadlines to ensure smooth audit process and avoid limitation of scope findings. Ensure compliance with all tax legislation;

      Income tax

    • Submission of IRP6 as per tax requirements;
    • Submission of income tax return to SARS on time;
    • Follow up on queries raised by SARS.
    • VAT – preparation and submission of monthly VAT returns


    • Reconciliation of EMP201 and payroll records;
    • Preparation and submission of monthly EMP201s;
    • Liaise with payroll function on all payroll related matters.


    • Prepare mid year and annual payroll reconciliation for submission to SARS;
    • Follow up on a variances identified before submission to SARS;
    • Generate IRP5s for the annual submission;
    • Attend to all queries raised by SARS
    • Liaise with CCA team in ensuring compliance with CCA related tax matters.
  • Meet all reporting deadlines to avoid penalties and interest being levied

    Prepare the following for review by management:

  • Monthly management accounts provide commentary on movements;
  • Quarterly finance report for submission to oversight structures;
  • Adhoc reports as when required

    Financial Statements preparation:

  • Prepare GRAP compliant interim financial statements for 9 months up to 31 December;
  • Prepare GRAP compliant annual financial statement for the year ended 31 March;
  • Prepare audit file to support all account balances, transactions and disclosures in the financial statements;
  • Complete GRAP disclosure checklist
  • Meet all reporting deadlines set.


  • Knowledge of PFMA, IFRS and GRAP ;
  • Laws and regulations


    • Planning & Organising skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Numerical & Financial skills
  • Communication skills
  • Conflict handling skills
  • Analytical Skills


  • Matric
  • National Diploma Bookkeeping/Accounting/related Accounting fields (mandatory)
  • Relevant Degree in Accounting (mandatory)
  • 3 years operational experience in Finance/ Accounting field (mandatory)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (mandatory)
  • Accounting systems (SAGE Evolution) _ advantageous
  • Valid driver’s license (advantageous)

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