Financial Accountant: Dynamic Ad Agency (618 views)

Johannesburg, South Africa
21 Jun 2020

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

An exciting job opportunity has opened up for a mid-weight Financial Accountant at a leading, dynamic advertising agency’s Johannesburg office. The ideal candidate is a reliable, accurate, problem solving BCom Accountant. Is it you? Get in touch.


  • Prepare and reconcile all Intercompany Recoveries
  • Approve Monthly Expenses in line with the approval matrix and budgets
  • Preparation of Intercompany Recovery Schedules
  • Approve Monthly VAT Input Schedules for Invoicing
  • Review of Monthly Expenses Actual vs Budget schedules and manage variances
  • Review Entertainment/Local Travel reconciliations when required by account management and manage variances
  • Review Monthly Profit/Loss Statements
  • Prepare all Tax Expense Schedules monthly (Legal Expenses/Donations)
  • Approve Monthly Awards Recon
  • Approve and review journal entries
  • Assist in collating information required for audits
  • Approve supplier payments
  • Prepare Monthly Management Accounts
  • Prepare Monthly Balance Sheet
  • Prepare Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare SOX Monthly reports
  • Prepare Monthly SOX files for approval
  • Prepare Monthly VAT Reconciliation
  • Prepare and submit monthly VAT returns
  • Complete schedules required for IFRS year end reporting
  • Prepare Operating Expenses Rolling Forecasts. (Q1 – Q4)
  • Assist on New Business Tenders as and when required
  • Assist in collating information for BEE compliance
  • Assist the Finance Managers and Finance Director in any ad hoc requests.

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Minimum qualification: BCom Accounting
  • 2 – 3 years Management Accounting experience
  • Experience in a Marketing/Advertising agency preferable but open to other industries.
  • Workbook and Navision experience is preferable (job production system experience required)
  • SOX Experience preferable
  • Advanced Excel skills – not negotiable
  • Good knowledge of IFRS
  • Reliable and accurate
  • Must be able to work under pressure without supervision
  • Takes initiative and is resourceful in identifying solutions
  • Team player
  • Problem solving skills
  • Must be able to work overtime.


Salary: Negotiable