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  • Posted: May 11, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Imagine a world where people live healthier, more enhanced and protected lives… A world in which each organisation is a powerful influencer and responsible corporate citizen, committed to being a force for social good. As a leading innovator in healthcare, wellness, insurance, investments, financial and life planning, Discovery works ceaselessly to...
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    Accountant

    Assume the lead role in developing and implementing the billing structure and processes for billing and reporting to Discovery Central Services’ contracted client Discovery Bank.

    Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

    Finance Management Responsibilities

    • Assist with the group procurement requirements, liaising with the procurement department to ensure all orders are placed timeously
    • Manage and track all expenditure incurred against the approved budget aligned to respective services
    • Assist in preparing the budget and forecast expenditure for GIS (Group Information Systems)
    • Prepare and capture all related journal entries and all related reconciliations
    • Prepare any other reports that may be required
    • Prepare all relevant documentation required and assist auditors with all audit related queries
    • Assist in resolving all billing related queries
    • Assist with the preparation of the related information required for DCS and Group AFS preparation in line with IFRS
    • Assist and provide related information to assist the group tax team
    • Assistance with any other related work as may requested from time to time
    • Assist in reviewing and analysing source documents used in the billing process
    • Assist in preparation of management accounts

    Personal Attributes And Skills

    • Able to perform multiple concurrent tasks and responsibilities and to deal with changing priorities while maintaining personal effectiveness
    • Able to communicate (orally and in writing) and be responsive to internal customer requirements
    • Decisive and driven by deadlines,
    • Willing to challenge ideas and provide suggestions which are in the best interests of the company
    • Work collaboratively with internal customers and other external professionals
    • Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with internal customers and suppliers
    • Contracting experience
    • Business Writing Skills
    • Presentation and Facilitation Skills
    • Solid knowledge of VAT, IFRS and AFS Disclosures
    • Drive and tenacity to solve problems and follow up
    • Able to work under pressures and meet tight timelines
    • Very organized

    Education And Experience

    Minimum

    • Microsoft Office Suite
    • Completed BCom Honours degree or Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting or similar
    • Completed articles with an Accounting/Audit firm

    Advantageous

    • Post articles work experience
    • Newly Qualified CA(SA) or similar
    • Business experience in contracting and billing knowledge
    • SAGE experience

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Discovery Limited on careers.discovery.co.za to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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