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Technical Accountant – Accounting and Finance job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Dec 31, 2019

A leading financial services company has a great job opportunity for a Technical Accountant to join their team. The Technical Accountant in Johannesburg will assist with financial control during acquisitions/integrations and become involved in the roll out of new systems and processes

Your key job responsibilities as the Technical Accountant in Johannesburg:

  • Change Management experience: the role will require an ability to Map and standardise some of our transactional processes, Automate the process and make it more efficient and help Transition the process to our near shore shared service center
  • Liaise very closely with the regional controllers to understand the close process and to identify ways to improve it
  • Develop a relationship with any vendors that we use regarding process improvement
  • Manage new projects
  • Assist on Integrations and acquisitions

Requirements for this Technical Accountant job in Johannesburg:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Process mapping and improvement skills
  • Experience of working in a global matrix organisation
  • Knowledge of transactional finance (expense approval, bank and balance sheet recs)
  • Project management skills
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Attention to Detail, Thoroughness, Organization, Analysing Information,
  • Accounting, Vendor Relationships, PC Proficiency, Data Entry Skills and Speed,
  • General Math Skills
  • Ability to explain accounting issues to non-finance personnel

If you meet the above requirements for this Technical Accountant job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you! 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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