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Portuguese speaking Corporate Accountant, Johannesburg



Johannesburg, South Africa 

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We have a great job opportunity for a Portuguese speaking Corporate Accountant to join an international power-solutions company in Johannesburg, South Africa. This company aims to make the world a better place by offering superb solar products to people that live without access to electricity. If you are happy to make a difference in the world and work in an agile environment, keep reading!

Your key job responsibilities as the Portuguese speaking Corporate Accountant in Johannesburg, South Africa:

  • Define and harmonize accounting processes across all legal entities in order to produce consistent consolidated accounts on holding level
  • Understand the interaction between the various systems (e.g. CRM, accounting, Pay As You Go transaction system, credit scoring system) and know how to bring the information together for good quality reporting (externally to shareholders and internally to management)
  • Prepare monthly management reports to produce relevant and reliable decision-making information from different sources
  • Lead preparation for and successful completion of annual financial audits
  • Consolidate the statements on holding level
  • Improve and maintain high quality management accounts and financial statements
  • Regularly present and report clear, timely and accurate information on the financial and operational performance of the company
  • Support the management team members with business cases (e.g. new activities, new suppliers, new countries, partnerships etc)
  • Support country managers on how to effectively manage their loan portfolio and keep track of their key performance indicators
  • Lead the annual budget round, updates (forecasts) and reporting cycle against budgets and forecasts
  • Consolidate the company’s cash flow and track debt facilities
  • Maintain financial controls to ensure spending takes place only in accordance with approved plans and budgets

Job Requirements:

Requirements for this Portuguese speaking Corporate Accountant job in Johannesburg, South Africa:

  • A Master’s degree in Accounting or equivalent business experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working as a controller or auditor
  • Must be fluent in Portuguese and English
  • A “never give up” mentality
  • Service oriented: improving the lives of our customer is and will be our main objective and this should excite you
  • A teammate, sharing knowledge and learning from others while working through complex problems
  • Good sense of humour
  • Experience in Africa (Advantageous)
  • Knowledge of Solar Energy and energy storage (Advantageous)

If you meet the above requirements for this Corporate Accountant job in Johannesburg, South Africa we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to contact@languagerecruiters.com today! If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist.

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