General Ledger

Job Description RCL FOODS is presently recruiting for a General Ledger Accountant to be a part of the Finance Team based totally in Westville. The position reviews to the Financial Manager. The profitable incumbent will be entrusted to hold General Ledger (RCL FOODS Consumer & different Group Companies) and supervise the features carried out by using the General Ledger Clerk. The profitable incumbent should be geared up with robust SAP trip and problem-solving abilities.
Minimum Requirements BCom Degree + SAICA Articles CA (SA) with 2-3 years publish article experience

Duties & Responsibilities

Preparation of GL reconciliations month-to-month which entail backup schedules in aid of all Balance Sheet Accounts Following up on queries/reconciling objects making sure that no great objects continue to be on the reconciliations when closing General Ledger. Prepare a month-end timetable and whole year-end schedules as required in guide of GL accounts. Reconciliation of Inter-branch / Inter-company money owed and following up on queries/reconciling items. Perform guide clearing on SAP open object accounts, e.g. financial institution accounts, making sure open gadgets are reviewed and cleared timeously. Reconcile consignment income Cube to SAP and variance analysis. Update alternate prices in SAP (when applicable). Perform overseas foreign money revaluation and updating of alternate costs in SAP (when applicable). Ensure tax schedules are organized precisely and timeously as per month-end timetable and submitted for evaluation to Financial Accountant and Financial Accounting Manager. Assist with tax queries from the Group Tax team


Checking journal and accrual entries organized by means of the GL Clerk
Capture personal journal and accrual entries when required, together with events month-to-month transactions, corrections, and provisions, making sure right account allocations. Ensure very own journal and accrual entries are manually approved by using a Financial manager, prior to posting.

Cash Book

Oversee the month-to-month close-off of the Cash Book. Review the financial institution sub-accounts prior to the month-end close, to make certain all postings have been accomplished and that clearing has been performed. Review month-to-month financial institution reconciliation and inspect reconciling items.

VAT Returns

Ensure VAT recons are completed timeously prior to finishing the VAT return. Ensure timeous and correct consolidation of Consumer VAT returns throughout commercial enterprise units
Assist with SAR’s queries on VAT return submissions


Assist business groups with GL analyses the place required and signal for guide EFT and cheque payments
Perform “value-add” duties as agreed between Financial Accountant and Financial Accounting Manager
National liaison for Internal and External Audit Compile advert hoc spreadsheets and evaluation when required.

Information and Data management

Ensure group participants precisely and commonly seize facts onto SAP to allow get entry to to dependable records and reporting for fashion evaluation and choice making. File and shield data inside the region of responsibility. Share applicable records with administration groups to allow dependable commercial enterprise decision-making.

Teamwork and Self-Management

Take possession and accountability for duties and things to do and show positive self-management in phrases of planning and prioritizing, and self-development. Ensure that first-rate and productiveness requirements of work are persistently and precisely maintained. Inform applicable events of duties or cut-off dates now not met, doable risks, and supply excellent resolution. Support and force the commercial enterprise core values. Manage colleague’s and client’s expectations and talk appropriately.
Demonstrate a willingness to assist others and “go the more mile” to meet group goals and objectives.
Champion education and improvement of self and others thru making use of accessible education opportunities. Drive everyday overall performance value determinations and make sure the preferred necessities of overall performance are met.

Staff Management

Lead and advance team of workers inside the context of the Labour Relations Act, Employment Equity Act, Basic Conditions of Employment Act, and the Skills Development Act.
Monitor workforce overall performance and grant ordinary feedback. Coach and assist body of workers the place necessary.
Manage group of workers activities, making sure carrier stages are met and protocols are adhered to.
Manage group of workers go away and ordinary time administration troubles in line with organizational deliverables and standards.
Manage and supply on succession plans to allow the improvement of a future era of leaders.
Establish sound body of workers and labor organizing and verbal exchange buildings and systems.
Conduct ordinary conferences and make certain that documents are saved and shared throughout the crew and that motion plans agreed to inside crew conferences are delivered upon.