Financial Accountant

Life Head Office, Rosebank, JHB
Financial Accountant

A vacancy exists for a Financial Accountant, based at Life healthcare head office Rosebank, reporting to Senior Financial Accountant. The successful candidate will be responsible for performance and management of accounting processes to achieve compliance, standardisation and efficiency in the function.

Critical Outputs
  • Responsible for preparation of accounting reconciliations and resolving of reconciling items in relevant accounting process
  • Assist in the management of staff responsible for General Ledger transactions
  • Ensure compliance, corporate governance, procedures and protocols
  • Assist in special projects as requested by management
  • Assist the Business in accounting related issues
  • Strive to continuous improve working methods to improve standardisation and efficiencies
  • A University Degree, B Com graduate or equivalent is preferred, but relevant experience will be considered
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is critical with advanced Excel Skills
  • SAP experience an advantage
  • High performance orientation, independence as well as a team player, functional proficiency, initiative and an ability to meet deadlines is essential for this position as is attention to detail and good communication
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behavior
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading by example (Key for Managers)
  • Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)
Closing date
Thursday, August 22, 2019

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

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