Wednesday , June 29 2022

Sappi Jobs – Financial Accountant

Website Sappi

Job Description:

Sappi Limited requires a Financial Accountant to take responsibility for the consolidation of the group results in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and other reporting guidelines applicable to a South African JSE listed entity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Consolidates the transactions for Sappi Limited and Sappi Papier Holdings’ (SPH) on the Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) System ensuring that all intercompany transactions, including subsidiary investments and equity, are accurately eliminated.
  • Prepares monthly reconciliations, investigates variances, dealing with audit queries and assisting in ad hoc project work including refinancing, acquisitions and technical accounting queries.
  • Prepares the monthly group management accounts for Sappi Limited, and assists in compiling the annual financial statements for Sappi Limited as part of the Sappi Limited corporate accounting team. Completes the IFRS Reporting and JSE Disclosure checklists for the quarterly financial results and annual financial statements.
  • Performs ad-hoc tasks per company request.
  • Becomes an authorised signatory to approve and release payment.
  • Prepares the quarterly group consolidation and board pack for Sappi Papier Holding GmbH and its annual financial statements.
  • Assist in the group implementation of any new accounting standards.
  • Update group accounting policies as and when required.
  • Manages and supervises the preparation and presentation of information and documents for interim and year-end audit for both internal and external auditors and plans accordingly ahead of time. Obtains and confirm schedule requirements and expected audit timelines.
  • Prepares the South African Reserve Bank’s B21 Company Returns Forms for Sappi Limited’s offshore investments.

Job Requirements:

  • CA (SA) qualification
  • 0 to 2 years relevant experience
  • Hyperion Financial Management experience is advantageous
  • Financial regulatory and legal compliance is a requirement

Job Details:

Company: Sappi

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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