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  • Posted: Dec 4, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • PwC - Biggest provider of audit, accounting and tax services to the companies listed in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Also provides internal audit, forensic audit, corporate finance, corporate governance services, sustainable assurance services and others.
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    Senior Associate: Senior Bookkeeper

    As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above
    • Train and lead staff
    • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients
    • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
    • Responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts (to prepare VAT returns), Final trial balances, Financial statements and tax computations for a portfolio of clients, in order to meet client, SARS and any other deadlines.  
    • Time management through an electronic timekeeping system (time sheets)
    • Responsible for monitoring the costs on the client jobs assigned to him/her.
    • Prepare cost analyses and bills, upon completion of assignments.
    • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
    • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients 
    • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

    Preferred skills

    • Completion of VAT returns would be an advantage.
    • Experience on Caseware would be an advantage.
    • Experience with farmers and farming tax would be an advantage.
    • An organised individual who is able to take responsibility for their portfolio with minimum supervision and multi task where necessary.
    • Excellent communication and time management skills

    Minimum years experience required

    • Minimum 5 years bookkeeping experience in a professional environment.
    • Must have worked with a portfolio of clients, having been responsible for client correspondence (speaking directly to clients to obtain information etc) as well as correspondence with third parties (eg. Banks).
    • Able to gather all financial information required to prepare annual financial statements; drafting of year end journals; preparation of annual financial statements; compilation of tax computation and calculation of tax liability; and compilation of accounting working papers.  The above are required for individuals, partnerships, close corporations, small companies and trusts.
    • Preparation of monthly management accounts on Pastel, including ability to reconcile bank and VAT control account to VAT return where necessary.
    • Proficient at using Excel, Microsoft Word, email and Pastel. 
    • Be able to work in a High-performance team.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to PwC on to apply
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