Duties & Responsibilities
Take ownership and responsibility for full accounting function of the companies (including mapping of TB to Annual Financial Statements.) within strict designated daily and monthly deadlines.
Monitor and follow up on all inter-company aging of customer and vendor transactions with Manila IC
Accurately apply mathematical principals to calculate appropriate taxes (VAT).
Assist in month end closing by raising accruals and journal entries across the group.
Reconcile certain general ledger Balance Sheet accounts on Blackline, follow up and correct discrepancies.
Verifying the accuracy of financial information processed by Manila Team. This involves checking the account and cost centre assignment, to assure charging the appropriate account and cost centre
Ensure timeous GRIR clearings by GBS Service Centre to ensure no open items > 60 days.
Accurately file and maintain records after processing and ensures ease of retrieval as needed.
Perform analytical reviews on month end results
Provide instructions for IC billings.
Assist in year-end audit information extraction and submissions to auditors
Assist with compiling AFS
Assist in ad-hoc accounting projects
Train as back-up for financial and plant controllers
Provide financial and operational support for operations (including service branches, sales teams and plant) and extract information for monthly management reports.
Backup for invoice scanning/submission to GBS Manila, including exercise judgment in evaluating completeness and accuracy of invoices submitted for payment, including discrepancy identification, determination and implementation of corrective action to resolve errors of self and others involving GL account numbers and cost centre assignments.
Support and liaise with Botswana accounting clerk.
Ensure payment in a timely manner to avoid disruption in supplies.
Research discrepancies in payments and vendor billings and effect problem resolution where necessary on a daily basis for Botswana
Assist with reporting and managing past dues for Botswana
Assist GBS Manila with vendor queries
Apply basic tax and VAT knowledge to prepare and submit monthly VAT201 before deadline and perform VAT reasonability reviews.
Respond to information requests for monthly VAT audits from SARS
Complete IT14SD reconciliation on VAT
Assist in providing information for e-filing, provisional tax and income tax returns
Ensure deadlines are met for all tax returns and payments
Oversee treasury functions for Botswana
Load and maintain banking particulars for vendors (Botswana Online Stanbic platform)
Administrator for Citibank credit cards
Backup for Treasury administrator for South African bank accounts
Assist with extracting information for monthly and ad-hoc reporting.
Ensure timeous monthly FIRE FC and ACTUALS submissions.
Assist with Group FIRE NOTES POSITIONS and other reporting on monthly basis
Assists with clearing FIRE validation errors
Accurate and timeous daily (PTG) and weekly (CBG) FRT sales tracking report
Ensure that all areas of responsibility comply with internal the companies policies and controls, FRM, IFRS and South African legislation (ie Companies Act)
Assist Botswana with maintaining statutory records.
Coordinate, complete and oversee year-end financial year end audits
Assist with quarterly & monthly Stats SA reports
Desired Experience & Qualification
SAP accounting knowledge
International Financial Reporting Standards
Good analytical skills
Good business Acumen
Good excel skills
Company & Commercial Law
Income tax & VAT
At least 3-years’ experience in financial business environment
Supervisory/ team leader experience for small group of people (2)
Should be able to work with people with diverse cultures