Statutory Accountant

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Reference: 10866/CC/07012019

Summary of Job:

The Statutory Accountant is responsible for the preparation of the statutory reports, tax returns and secretarial filings in terms of regulatory requirements both in South Africa and UK.

Key Role and Responsibilities:

  1. Preparation of Statutory (IFRS) Financial Statements in South Africa and UK.  
  2. Assists the Group Accountant with the calculations and disclosures required by the International Financial Reporting Standards.
  3. Provides support to the External Auditors to ensure that annual audits are conducted efficiently.
  4. Addresses and resolves all queries on statutory returns and reports.
  5. Prepares Income Tax calculations, returns and submissions for relevant group companies.
  6. Prepares the reconciliation of Income Tax accounts.
  7. Assists the Group Consolidation Accountant with ad-hoc tasks.


Education and Experience:

  • Desired years of relevant field experience - 2 years
  • B.Com Degree (Accounting)
  • Demonstrable experience in the preparation of IFRS financial statements and Company Tax computations
  • Excels in working under strict deadlines and gets the job done
  • Exceptional attention to detail, working with high levels of accuracy and efficiency
  • A passion for solving complex problems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • An enthusiasm for learning, including researching technical accounting and tax topics
  • Strong process, governance and internal control knowledge and experience
  • Highly trustworthy as the position will require a high level of confidentiality