Lead Accountant - (Newly Qualified CA) | GE- Johannesburg, South Africa

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Role Summary/PurposeAs the Lead Accountant you will be responsible for monitoring and managing accuracy of accounting entries. Ensuring that entries are timely, and compliant. Will provide support to more junior team members by clarifying accounting requirements, mitigating risks, and supporting customers on system changes.
Essential ResponsibilitiesReview journal Entries and work of more junior accountants for accuracy with GAAP Ensure the accuracy of the organization’s financial results by recognizing and preventing misrepresentation, concealment, or omission of information Perform monthly balance sheet analyses and cash forecasts Assess processes and evaluate/ensure compliance and controls associated with account reconciliations Develop and maintain relationships with GE Controllers and other stakeholders in order to implement process improvements Interface with auditors regarding account reconciliations and control processes Identify new accounting standards applicable to the business and develop appropriate implementation strategy Special projects as needed to enhance business compliance and controllership
Qualifications/RequirementsBachelors degree from an accredited university
Qualified Charted Accountant with 6 months to a year post article experience in a Big Four firm
Work experience in accounting or finance position
Working knowledge of US GAAP requirements & excellent knowledge of IFRS
Audit experience
Preference will be given to EE candidates
Desired CharacteristicsCertified Public Accountant or Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is preferred Demonstrated financial analysis skills Experience in solving complex problems Experience with driving process improvements Ability to deal effectively with changing priorities in a diverse organization Self-starter/team player Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word). First time board passes will be preferable..
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