We are hiring: Project Accountant

JET Education Services seeks to appoint an Accountant for their projects.

Location: Johannesburg

The incumbent must be in possession of a relevant accounting qualification and is responsible to a more senior line manager or executive for several defined accounting duties, such as preparation of accounts, financial planning or budgeting, reporting of budget variances, cost control and cost analysis for projects, the preparation of financial reports for funders, accounts receivable and payable, bank and general ledger reconciliations, fixed assets registers and supports auditing, compliance and procurement procedures, etc. The incumbent may also manage the performance of more junior staff.

Job Specification:
• The applicant must be in possession of a BCom., CIS or CMA.
• At least 3-5 years experience in this position is required.
• The applicant must be familiar with AccPac as the primary accounting system in JET, being proficient at advanced level on Excel or Google suite.
• A comprehensive understanding of the non-profit sector, VAT and tax regulations, BB-BEE compliance and the development sector - grants, donations, procurement, etc. will be required.
• Experience or exposure to automated accounting systems (‘bots’) will be an advantage. An understanding and work in the education sector will be complimentary, however not a requirement.
• Time management skills
• Work in a team environment and with a diverse group of people.
• Computer skills including familiarity with Google Apps, Microsoft Office, and use of the internet and email.

• The incumbent will work within the Chief Finance Office (CFO) office and be responsible for a number of projects/programme accounts.
• The incumbent ill be responsible for all or most accounting duties within the projects and assists with a variety of accounting functions such as the preparation of accounts - monthly, quarterly and annually, financial planning and budgeting (including forecasting), reporting of budget variances, cost control and cost analysis for programmes.
• The planning and finalisation of project budgets will be required.
• Prepare the accounts for a number of clients and will be responsible for the time management of these outputs.
• The accountant will also be responsible for the design and modification of accounting systems as required.
• The incumbent will also be part of all the financial audits done by the company.

Applicants must have a South African ID or a valid work permit.

The total cost to company (CTC/all inclusive) package is between R308 721 and up to R332 886.

This is a 12 months fixed term contract, full-time and renewable based on performance.

Applications must be done online via this form: https://forms.gle/CCALpqZtSN8a4gem8 no later than 20th July 2021, 23h00. Late applications will not be considered.