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Cell C Ltd

Our company is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Financial Accountant to join our dynamic team.

Duties & Responsibilities

Purpose of the Job:
To ensure that the departmental accounting systems, policies and procedures are being implemented. To verify the validity, completeness, integrity, and accuracy of financial information.
Assist the Senior Financial Analyst to deliver a strategic partnership to the business: –

  • Analyse financial information
  • Ensure financial control are in place to optimise performance for decision making
  • Add value to financial reports through providing information relating to revenue and cost drivers

Cost of Sales Activities

  • Identify the relevant sources to account for relevant cost of sales items.
  • Define specific information required from sources to account for costs in accordance with IFRS.
  • Implement/understand the processes required to produce cost/revenue information on a monthly basis.
  • Identify, implement and perform required controls in the processes to ensure accurate information is produced on a monthly basis.
  • Determine and implement control indicators to validate monthly information during the reporting cycles.
  • Communicate accrued amounts and to the Commercial department and/or vendors for invoicing.
  • Review accuracy and allocation of invoices that were allocated
  • Perform reallocations for incorrect invoices.

Month End Closing & Reporting Activities

  • Investigate any possible over/under accruals and amend future calculations methods, processes or information to ensure accurate accruals. Liaise with the business partner
  • Ensure all reversing journals reversed correctly from previous month.
  • Identify previous accruals that were not invoiced and perform re-accruals calculations and journals.
  • Validate monthly information received by reviewing control indicators.
  • Identify any discrepancies and investigate the root cause with source systems
  • Calculate revenue amounts to be accrued and perform the relevant journals.
  • Calculate unearned release or deferral at month end.
  • Calculate and account for any relevant discounts.
  • Prepare reconciliations for all revenue and expense accounts
  • Investigate any discrepancies and alert Financial Reporting team with any late adjustments to revenue figures.
  • Balance intercompany before trial balance close deadline.
  • Analyze current month revenue and cost numbers against budget and prior month figures.
  • Provide logical explanations for movements against budget and prior month figures.
  • Populate supporting information relating to revenue and cost drivers.
  • Perform reconciliations for relevant General Ledger accounts
  • Prepare weekly cash flow forecast information

Process Creation/Maintenance

  • Evaluate the need of official processes/procedures for the tasks under responsibility and implement them with the collaboration of Continuous Engineering
  • Annual assessment of the written procedures/ instructions with the need of the activity and eventually promote the updates on the system


  • Perform detailed analysis for all relevant section in terms of performance against budget and prior month figures
  • Intercompany information

Perform any other related duties as requested by Management

  • IFRS disclosure tables under responsibility
  • Other specific reports, e.g.

o  Roll-forwards for assets and liabilities
o  Financial year end disclosure requirements

Desired Experience & Qualification

B.Com Degree
Honours would be an advantage


  • 3 years plus within Financial Environment
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • 2 years plus Oracle experience in AR and AP
  • Previous Telecommunication industry experience an advantage

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