Deloitte General Ledger Accountant-: Risk Advisory - Internal Client Services Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte General Ledger Accountant-: Risk Advisory - Internal Client Services Jobs in South Africa

Main Purpose of Job

  • Maintains the general ledger structure, records financial transactions into the company's general ledger and subsidiary ledgers and pulls reports

  • Responsible for a Country or smaller service lines / P&Ls with less complex transactions

  • Supports the Senior General Accountants and the Business Partner/s in general accounting activities

    Differentiators for this specific role

    General Accounting Accountants will be responsible for the end-to-end management of the Country/ Service Line general ledger including, but not limited to:

    Processing of Journals

  • Posts to and updates the General Ledger (GL)
    Processes journals at month end and at request of the Business Partner

  • Monitors and processes all journals (for example bonus provisions, leave pay provision, budget smoothing general journals, accruals, reallocation accounts and cost centre journals, canteen charges, rent, print room, standard, adjusting, audit, and closing journal entries etc.)

  • Assists in resolving any discrepancies raised by the Business Partner

  • Raises provisions for debtors where required

  • Adjusts and releases provisions accordingly

  • Assesses impact of proposed general ledger change

  • Reconciles sub ledger entries

    Goodwill Accounting

  • Compares net asset values vs amount paid for the asset

  • Determines Goodwill

  • Calculates the budgeted Goodwill amortisation

    Fixed Asset Accounting

  • Reviews procurement invoices

  • Compiles a Fixed Asset Register (FAR)

  • Reviews any updates made to the FAR with the asset details and asset classes

  • Reviews any discrepancies resolved between the FAR and the GL

  • Pulls FAR reports from SAP

  • Identifies assets to be written off and writes off assets accordingly

  • Recognises proceeds from the sale of assets

  • Impairs assets when applicable

  • Accounts for depreciation and capitalisation of fixed assets

  • Verifies GIS FAR

    Close and Consolidate:

  • Assists with close and consolidation (close of General Ledger, BW, FI and Revenue)

  • Prepares balance sheet reconciliations

    FNB Credit Cards and Staff Debtors:

  • Prepares and uploads journals

  • Converts credit card allocation sheets to journals

  • Conducts staff debtors allocations and deductions


  • Creates reporting templates and ad hoc reports
    and maintains standard reporting repository

  • Assists in preparation of supporting documentation for internal and external audits

  • Drafts general ledger communications

  • Manages closing timeline and calendar

  • Communicates timelines to organisation

  • Assists with period and year-end close activities

  • Performs closing adjustments and process allocations

  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department

  • Available outside of normal business hours for occasional support needs

  • Performs first-level cost analysis and combined with revenue analysis from the Project Services Accountant, provides feedback to the Country/ Regional/ Service Line Business Partner/s on the results


  • Communicates and updates the General Accounting Specialist on Country/ Regional General Accounting movements

  • Attends Africa-wide: General Accounting team meetings and training

  • Complies with standardised processes and controls

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree (Finance / Accounting)

    Minimum Experience

  • 4 years in finance

    Desired Qualifications

  • Postgraduate qualification in Finance / Accounting

    Desired Experience

  • 5 years in finance

    Technical competencies

  • Sound technical knowledge in specific functional area

  • Effective client interaction, analysis and project management skills

  • Experience in drafting of presentations and reports for review

  • Proficient in MS Office suite

  • Basic financial knowledge and understanding

    Behavioral Competencies

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • Desire to develop self

  • Client delivery focus

  • Adaptable

  • Focus on quality and awareness of risk

  • Problem solving ability

  • Displays business acumen

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte General Ledger Accountant-: Risk Advisory - Internal Client Services Jobs in South Africa

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