Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Senior Accountant

We are a blue chip Company, a leader in the broadcasting media sector. 

Due to expansion and growth, the following position has arisen within our organization:

Senior Accountant

  • Finance Department
  • Computerized systems
  • Business process
  • Strong internal control requirements
  • Global organisation
  • Performance culture
  • Constantly changing environment


  • Senior Management
  • Auditors (Internal and external)
  • Manage Finance Managers
  • Responsible for inter-company accounts
  • Prepare and process accounting journals in terms of IFRS
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Statutory reporting:
  1. Assistance with monthly completion of reporting packs
  2. Assistance with year-end completion of reporting packs
  3. Completion of annual. financial statements
  • Responsible for tax computations
  • Completion of various company’s tax returns
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial analysis
  • Resolution of financial queries
  • Budgets and forecasting
  • Assistance with corporate governance
  • Assistance with managing systems of internal, operational. and financial control.
  • Assistance with ad hoc projects
  • University degree in business related field
  • Qualified Accountant (CPA (K), ACCAP or equivalent) are a mandatory requirement
  • High degree of proficiency in computer applications for accounting and finance
  • At least 7 years work experience which includes regular provision of the above outputs
  • Strong financial and accounting knowledge (IFRS)
  • Statutory understanding (companies act and Tax)
  • Financial analysis experience
  • Computer knowledge:
  1. GL packages
  2. Excel - spreadsheets
  3. Microsoft Word
  4. Hyperion Financial Management (advantageous)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Delivery under tight deadlines
  • Analytical
  • Leading teams
  • Conflict resolution
  • Results delivery
Personal Qualities:
  • Team player
  • Ambitious
  • Hands on
  • Ability to cope with pressure
  • Committed
  • Flexible
Applicants should submit their CV’s clearly marked “Senior Accountant” on the subject line to:

Closing date for the application is 23rd August 2013.