Accountant - G4S Secure Solutions Centurion ( Head Office ) Market Related

Accountant - G4S Secure Solutions

Location: Centurion ( Head Office ) |
Salary: Market Related |
Posted: 2 Sep 2020 |
Closes: 2 Oct 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Part-time |
Business Unit: South Africa - Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: Africa |
Reference: G4S/TP/3620871/196998

Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice.


Role Responsibility:

  • Ensure preparation, review and upload of   working spreadsheets and forms
  1. Review and upload worksheets from bookkeeper 
  2. Prepare and upload AVIS worksheet
  3. Check allocation on invoicing before FM sign off and submit to HQ
  • Prepare monthly Journals
  1. Perform reversal of prior months accruals
  2. Ensure inclusion of current monthly accruals and provisions up to budget 
  3. Capture accrued income after liaison with  Financial Manager and AR clerk
  4. Capture accrued expenses after liaison with Financial Manager and AP clerk 
  5. Prepare and capture wage cost journals for other regions and / or other reporting units (i.e. Shell, MTN, etc)
  6. Prepare and capture all other costs for reporting units (i.e. Shell, MTN, etc.)
  7. Balance sheet clearing journals


  1. Preparing VAT journals

  2. Preparing VAT recon

  3. Following up on variances with AR

  4. Submitting recon to HQ after signoff by FM

Monthly report

  1. Compile journal register

  2. Complete monthly regional check list

  3. Upload all month end documents to regional Google folder

  4. Prepare trade pack

  5. Review rollers

  6. Follow up on Open PO report & GRN report

  7. Uniform & site expenses recon (budget vs actual)

  8. Balance sheet recons

Invoicing and costs

  1. Allocation of invoicing after verifying and comparing to previous months

  2. Updating direct invoice list

  3. Updating regional information databases

  4. Bi-annual confirmation of invoices with Ops

  5. Ensure supporting documentation is obtained relative to the specific debit order and the correct allocation provided.


  1. Review vehicle spread sheets that bookkeeper prepared

  2. Performing reconciliations between provisions raised and actual cost for all vehicle accounts

  3. Fuel accruals

  4. Processing necessary journals

Financial accountability & responsibility’s

  1. Ensure compliance with existing policies and procedures

  2. Prepare Ops P&L

  3. Assist with budget and forecasts

  4. Assist with monthly profitability’s

  5. Review the detailed 12 month report with FM before month end close-off to raise accruals

  6. Assist cost accountant with quotes & costings

  7. Assist with PI’s

  8. Support, coaching and mentoring of bookkeeper continuously to ensure that objectives are met

The Ideal Candidate:

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Finance

4 - 5 years’ work experience in a corporate environment

Computer literate (MS Office Excel Advanced)

Attention to detail

 Ability to work under pressure

Strong planning and organizational skills

Good analytical ability

Ability to work well in a team and to manage others

 Excellent communication skills

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