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Management Accountant - Pretoria


Job Description: 

Management reporting and reconciliations

  • Prepare management reports for allocated divisions
  • Present management reports to financial manager, CFO and OPS managers
  • Maintain and update BIC reports and ensure safe-keeping of files
  • Analyse management reports for fluctuations and incorrect ratios and provide explanations
  • Review expenses posted to allocated division and comment/ flag irregular/ abnormal spending that will affect Nett profit
  • Analyse management cost reports for allocated division and send to senior managers monthly
  • Assist with queries from OPS managers relating to reporting

Property, plant and equipment, and Insurance

  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries for all CAPEX transactions
  • Prepare and maintain fixed asset register on Pastel Evolution
  • Guide the assets verification bi-annually and ensure all company assets are accounted for and in working order
  • Ensure sound and efficient processes for CAPEX transactions
  • Oversee insurance policy schedules and tie back to company assets
  • Ensure sound and efficient processes for maintaining the insurance schedules and insurance claims

Control accounts and month-end journals

  • Reconcile payroll liability control accounts monthly
  • Reconcile PPE control accounts monthly
  • Import payroll journals once a month for all companies
  • Prepare depreciation journals monthly
  • Prepare provision journals monthly
  • Prepare divisional admin and management cost journals monthly
  • Prepare CIPC journals monthly
  • Raise invoices for intercompany cost monthly

Month-end checks and controls

  • Review and authorise the bookkeeping of companies within the Group
  • Review and authorise processing of finance clerks for your allocated division

Creditors and accounts payable

  • Oversee the creditors department with minimum of 4 team members reporting to the management accountant
  • Ensure accuracy of financial entries as well as timeously payments to suppliers
  • Ensure sound and efficient processes for creditors department

Taxes and Returns

  • Prepare and submit SARS returns for all companies via e-filing
  • Assist with VAT verifications and all SARS related notices and correspondence
  • Ensure all SARS payments are made on time
  • Assist with provisional tax calculations bi-annually

BBEEE Reporting

  • Set up projects on Pastel and guide the accounts payable team to choose the correct projects when processing financial transactions
  • Prepare procurement spend report monthly
  • Assist with the drive to maximise our procurement spend to suppliers with the correct BBEEE levels

Online banking payments

  • Monitor email group daily to ensure all payments are made and flag urgent payments
  • Ensure that all new recipients are verified before adding them to online banking
  • Release bank payments
  • Release salary payment batches daily as handed over by payroll

Yearly financial audits

  • Assist with the preparation of financial audits for the group of companies
  • Review final TB’s and ensure that all control accounts are signed off and correct
  • Prepare short term portion of financial leases and property bonds
  • Prepare yearly VAT reconciliation to balance turnover and expenses back to VAT submitted to SARS
  • Asset verification
  • Correspond with auditors regarding audit related queries or assistance required with sampling

Minimum Requirements

  • Completed B. Com degree in finance
  • Completed articles
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with preparing management reporting and splitting cost to different divisions/ areas/ branches, will be a huge advantage
  • Attention to detail
  • 3-5 years’ post article experience
  • Experience on Pastel Partner/Evolution and BIC reporting
  • Advanced experience on Excel/ Word



Pretoria, South Africa,


Swift Recruitment (Pty) Ltd


No education

Job Category: 


Working Experience: 

3 to 5 years

Contract Type: 

Full Time


R30000 to R35000

Salary Frequency: 


Job Reference #: 



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