Accountant - Affinity Group


Key Responsibilities 

  • Full accounting for a group of UK based companies using Quickbooks, Zahara or Xero.
  • Providing accurate financial data monthly.
  • Ensuring supplier and customer invoices are accurate and credit terms are maintained.
  • Reporting to the CFO on a regular basis on anomalies and identifying methods of rectifying them.
  • Processing payments for all companies based on supporting information and authorization by Treasury.
  • Ensuring cash spend is monitored according to budget and available cash flow.
  • Ensuring Bank statements are accurate and are reconciled daily.
  • Ensuring financial compliance with tax and other legislation.
  • Ensuring loan accounts and supplier/customer accounts tie back to the trial balance.
  • Preparation, maintenance and monitoring of general accounts.
  • Payroll, accruals, prepaid journal processing
  • Assistance with Audit queries
  • Corporate Governance General Administration & Ad Hoc Tasks


Minimum Educational Requirements

  • Diploma in Accounting
  • Accounting (Advantageous)


Minimum Experience & Knowledge Required 

  • 5 years’ experience as an Accountant
  • Good understanding of basic financial management principles
  • Good understanding of tax legislation
  • Good understanding of change management principles
  • Experience with Quickbooks, Zahara or Xero (Advantageous)

Skills & Attributes

  • Good business acumen
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • High EQ
  • Approachable and people orientated
  • Trustworthiness and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Assertiveness
  • Strong cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Highly ethical and principle-driven
  • Accountability and the ability to hold others accountable
  • Team-player
  • Positive and results driven attitude
  • Innovative and forward-thinking outlook
  • Energy, drive, courage and tenacity
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, committed and dedicated
  • Self-Starter
Job Category: Accounting
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Durban Umhlanga Ridge

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