Deloitte Senior Accountant: Project Services : Risk Advisory - Finance - Internal Client Services Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Senior Accountant: Project Services : Risk Advisory - Finance - Internal Client Services Jobs in South Africa

Main Purpose of Job

  • Effectively delivers Project Services (PS) administration services to the business (as per dedicated Service Line) for engagements that are complex or large in nature

  • Ensure that PS processes are run correctly

  • Govern the changes made to resources or other project data

    Differentiators for this specific role

    Senior Project Services Accountants will be responsible for the end-to-end management of projects including, but not limited to:

  • Assists the Project Director/ Project Manager throughout the QRM process

  • Assists Business in collating the required information (such as the project plan, billing schedule and resourcing) to open a project code

  • Verifies accuracy and completeness of information required to open project codes

  • Enforces compliance of governance requirements in the way that codes are opened

  • Communicates code governance requirements to business as and where needed

  • Escalates non-compliance to direct report

  • Ensures that the correct contract type is selected in order for the correct revenue recognition methodology to be followed

  • Oversees the code opening integration of Phoenix to SAP S/4HANA , and loads any additional information required by SAP

  • Ensures timeous and accurate opening and closing of engagement codes (by self or Business if applicable)

  • Manages time recording and expenses claims in relation to the pre-loaded project plan

  • Manages billing based on the project plan and instruction from Business

  • Submit zero rated/ exempt VAT invoices to the Regional Tax Hub for tax compliance checks

  • Tracks unapproved expenses

  • Tracks missing time sheets and unapproved overtime

  • Reviews forecast revenue based on project plan, in line with firm policy

  • Effect any required adjustments, based on instruction from Business, to the monthly forecast to ensure accurate revenue recognition

  • Initiates credit notes on request from Business and submits to the Business Partner for review

  • Ensures profit/loss impact of projects after project completion are reviewed and recognised correctly

  • Assists Business with timeous project code closure

  • Manages project code closure, with no activity, via
    a monthly ‘clean-up’ analysis
    Manages replacement of Project Owners (Manager, Billing Partner, Proxy, project leaders or AR Party) on SAP

  • Resolves queries relating to project services data or process

  • Provides assistance and system training to project leaders on SAP activities relating to WIP and revenue reviews, rebates, provisions and revenue recognition reconciliations

  • Manages Project Services close over month-end

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

  • Manages Project Services Accountants and Administrators


  • Communicates and updates the Project Services Specialist on Country/ Regional Project Services movements

  • Attends Africa-wide: Project Services team meetings and training

  • Complies with standardised processes and controls

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree (Hons in Finance / Accounting)

    Minimum Experience

  • 5 years in finance

    Desired Qualifications

  • Postgraduate qualification in Finance / Accounting

    Desired Experience

  • 7 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 Senior Accountant: Project Services : Risk Advisory - Finance - Internal Client Services Jobs in South Africa

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