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Senior Finance Analyst – Accounting and Finance job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Jan 1, 2019

A global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world have a great job opportunity for a Senior Finance Analyst to join their team in Johannesburg.

Your key job responsibilities as the Senior Finance Analyst in Johannesburg will include:

  • Collaborate with Finance, Accounting and database teams to turn data into business-decision driving insights
  • Maintain key controls between internal management reports and external reporting systems
  • Enters non-automated data for the regular monthly close process into internal reporting system
  • Work under general direction of Sr. Manager
  • Support system for overall segment expense assignment reporting to Consolidations Accounting, including preparing reports for Consolidations Accounting
  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis and special projects as requested
  • Partner with Accounting and FP&A colleagues to investigate, compile and explain significant variances

Requirements for this Senior Finance Analyst job in Johannesburg:

  • 3-5 years related experience, including 1-2 years at Senior Analyst level
  • Bachelors or higher degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Must be detail-oriented with a knowledge of financial reporting practices
  • Must have demonstrated strong analytical skills involving business reasons behind accounting results. Strong curiosity is a key trait
  • Ability to meet all reporting deadlines
  • Ability and desire to interface and work with varying levels of the organization, from user to management up to Vice President, in a highly-interactive, fast-paced culture
  • Extremely proficient with Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP Accounting system is highly desired
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with initiative to identify issues and pursue them to closure

If you meet the above requirements for this Senior Finance Analyst job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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