MGI Consulting
The purpose of MGI Consulting Recruitment Services is to recruit high quality permanent and/or contract staff on your behalf to your satisfaction.

In order to satisfy your needs we have set for ourselves a set of objectives aimed at ensuring your requirements are met in an efficient and professional manner.

We believe that if you are to benefit from utilizing our services it is important that you profit by it, and this can only be achieved in our business if the candidate we put forward meets your exacting requirements and remains in your employ.

Having started in 1996, MGI has a tradition of continuity and integrity. We value our clients and have consistently built up a client base and a reputation for good service reaching nationally and internationally....

Senior Accountant
Posted date [2018-May-16] (ID: 68042)

Senior Accountant

R500 – 550 000 CTC p.a.



The Person:

Minimum of B.Com (Hons)

Completed articles (Preferred)

1-2 years commercial experience

Ability to be groomed into the Finance Exec/CFO role in future


Core Functions:

Review of monthly recons and Trial balances

Support to Property Managers for financial information related to their portfolio

Compliance and Governance at building level (Includes Audits, AFS, Tax, VAT, etc)

Effective Management of Cash

Completeness and accuracy of all financial information (Balance Sheet, Income, Expenses)


High level review of Monthly Balance Sheet and Income Statement reconciliations for Audit File

Review of monthly Propco / Shareholder Packs (Actual YTD and forecast information) and advise PM once done

Analysis of Financial Information to check reasonability thereof

Assist Property/Centre Managers with preparation of Budgets

Review Budgets and check reasonability thereof

Review of Lease Schedule against Lease Agreement to ensure correct loading of financial information in MDA

Review of Letting Commission calculation to ensure accuracy thereof

Review of monthly KPI report

Analyse utilities - over/under recoveries , difference in summer/winter tariffs, financial effect

Review/perform completeness check that all utilities have been received

Review of Municipal Accounts for Rebills and if there is interest charged

Treasury: Cash flow management (ie. Ensuring sufficient funds to make payments, and funds are optimally managed)

Ensure accuracy and completeness of billing (pre-billing checks) 18/19th of the month - review MJ's for recoveries

Ensure payovers are calculated correctly, before handing to Property Managers for operational check

Ensure payovers are paid on time

Review of VAT recon and VAT201


Preparation and presentation of Annual Financial Statements

Preparation of Income Tax computation and submission on eFiling

Review of and assist Property/Centre Manager with Financial information in Propco / Shareholders meetings

Reporting at owner level for the full financials of a portfolio

Assist in compilation of Monthly Report Packs by coordinating with Accountants, Property Administrator and Property Manager

Ad hoc

Handling of financial queries either from Property/Centre Managers or Owners - high level, which are unresolved by junior staff

Attendance of Monthly Propco Meetings

Importing Budgets into MDA

Release of Payments on Online Banking

Release of suppliers on Online Banking

Monitoring of internal control procedures to ensure Company procedures are being adhered to

Ensure all appropriate accounting standards and principles are being adhered to

Provide adequate training and support to junior staff within finance team

Liaising with Asset Managers and clients when necessary

Planning and preparation for Financial Year Ends and Audits

Assisting with Audits and Audit queries

Liaising with Internal Auditors

Calculation and submission of income tax

Calculation of Shareholders Contributions

Ensure adequate filing system is in place

Ensure all finance related Building Take-on procedures are done

Clean up of accounts - sorting out long outstanding/historical issues

Improvements in workflow/efficiencies

Identification of Council issues with PM (Keeping up to date of transfers of new accounts)

Updating PM's on utilities - bi-weekly


Job Title Senior Accountant
Post Details
Posted By MGI Consulting for Client
Job Function
Start Date As soon as possible
Salary R500 - 550 000 p.a. CTC
Location Bryanston
Phone No
Email mgicons(at)
Region Location -> Johannesburg
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Accounting -> Financial Manager

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