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Ackermans Vacancies 2022 – Reporting Accountant

Website Ackermans

Job Description:

We’ve got a very exciting opportunity as Reporting Accountant within our Finance Team. Reporting to the Finance Manager: Retail Reporting, this role will be responsible to manage and prepare quarterley and statutory reports, operational and income tax as well as VAT calculations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review the monthly VAT returns for reasonability and accuracy and highlight any discrepancies
  • Review of WHT returns prepared by Support Services team (BLNS+Z)
  • Prepare and submit income tax returns (BLNS+Z)
  • Obtain data for VAT calculations and assess reasonability
  • Effectively manage the relationships with in-country 3rd Party suppliers
  • Calculate withholding tax payments
  • Review the current procedures for processing of invoices to highlight areas of potential VAT exposure
  • Ensure current relationship with Specialty is maintained and improved
  • Raise any data errors and assist in correcting errors
  • Arrange income tax payments (BLNS+Z)
  • Arrange withholding tax payments (BLNS+Z)
  • Advise business on correct VAT treatment for new products or business streams
  • Calculate income tax for return purposes
  • Compile information for transfer pricing policy documents
  • Implement controls and reasonability tests
    Dealing with income tax related queries / disputes / audits (internal and external) Review work done by Project Accountant-Tax w.r.t. Transfer pricing
  • Obtain data for Customs calculations and assess reasonability
  • Review the processes in paying over of import duties
  • Prepare annual calculations
  • Review income tax returns prepared by Project Accountant-Tax
  • Effectively manage relationships with Revenue Authorities and in-country Consultants
  • Arrange invoicing and payments between Companies
  • Resolve discrepancies from SARS statements

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of management principals
  • Knowledge of management accounts up to balance sheet
  • Knowledge of financial report writing and commentary
  • Sound numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to formulate standard operating procedures and company policies
  • Experience in liaising with regulators on tax matters (e.g. audits/revenue authorities)
  • Knowledge of Accounting principles and practices
  • Experience in retail and listed environments
  • Presentation skills
  • Knowledge of financial and management accounts reporting requirements
  • Knowledge of Financial Reporting
  • Numerical and analytical skills
  • Tax administration and compliance experience
  • Knowledge of SA corporate tax
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • 3 -5 years’ relevant experience as an Accountant
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High Levels of Computer literacy – advanced Excel
  • Excellent knowledge of Corporate and Indirect Tax legislation
  • A completed article traineeship
  • Preferred: CA(SA) qualification or CIMA certification
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of diverse business units
  • BCom or equivalent finance qualification

Job Details:

Company: Ackermans

Job Category: Retail

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Soweto, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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