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Accountant

The Accountant position presents an enticing prospect for those with ambitions in the tech industry and a hunger for challenges. Your duties will include accurate processing, recording, and reporting of financial records for Byte Orbit and its associated companies, with the potential to manage financial activities for additional entities in the future. Furthermore, you will play a crucial role in compiling financial reports and ensuring compliance with tax laws and regulations. You will collaborate closely with our Junior Bookkeeper and report directly to the Financial Manager, making it an ideal fit for someone looking to merge their financial acumen with a passion for technology.

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Skills & requirements

01.
EXPERIENCE & SKILLSET:

  • Accounting qualification (Diploma, Degree or Equivalent)
  • 3 Years experience in the accounting field
  • 1 Year experience in the tech environment would be  advantageous 
  • Xero and Simplepay experience would be advantageous
  • SARS experience
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Knowledge of IFRS
02.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Bookkeeping and Accounting 

  • Review the accuracy and timely recording and classification of financial transactions into accounting software, i.e. Xero and Simplepay.
  • Review the reconciliation of bank statements with the general ledger to identify and resolve discrepancies and perform complex reconciliations or assist junior staff to resolve issues.
  • Assisting with the preparation of customer invoices and reconciliations.
  • Review and assist with monthly or bi-monthly VAT returns.    
  • Submission of FICA documents to suppliers for onboarding purposes, when applicable.
  • Assist and review the timeous submission of payments for authorisation to the CFO or Financial Manager
  • Assist in the procurement procedure.
  • Assist with budgeting processes.

Payroll Services 

  • Reviewing the accurate and timely processing of payroll, including calculating salaries and wages.
  • Submission of the EMP201 and EMP501 declarations to SARS for the respective period.
  • Submit UI-19 declaration to the Department of Labour after the payroll run has been completed.

Financial Reporting

  • Assist with providing Annual Financial Statements by 3 months after the accounting records have been finalized for the relevant period.
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual financial statements and monthly management accounts.

Taxation Services 

  • Assisting with provisional  tax calculations.
  • Collation of information for income tax submissions.

Ad hoc duties 

  • Ensuring the filing of company records is up to date and accurate.
  • Timeous and accurate performance of ad-hoc requests from management.
03.
INDIVIDUAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks 
  • Communication skills
  • Ethical integrity
  • Able to take initiative
  • Problem solving
  • Organised and professional 
  • Collaborative
  • Ability to adapt in new environments
  • Analytical thinker
  • Working knowledge of financial regulations and tax laws.

Benefits

Flexible Working Opportunities
Unlimited Growth Opportunities
Access To Online Learning
Employee Assistance Programme
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