OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES : 1. Preparation of month end accounts (journals and related calculations) 2. Variance analysis to budget 3.
Balance Sheet reconciliations as required 4. Retread manufacturing accounting and reporting, including analysis of standard costs 5.
Assist with budgeting DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES : Month end process Complete tasks assigned from the month end timetable (as set by the Management Accountant) within the required times, including analysis and interpretation of results.
Take ownership of assigned journals, e.g., payroll data Variance analysis Identify major variances for assigned accounts and cost centres Investigate reasons and recommend corrective action Balance Sheet reconciliations Complete assigned reconciliations by due date Present "meaning" of account balances, not just transaction lists Retread accounting Complete month end accrual and other journals Review P L before month end close Report on variances, with reasons and recommendations Be familiar with standard costs and assist Business Analyst with periodic calculation of standard costs Budgeting Complete budget data for expenses as directed by the Management Accountant Liaise with Retread business unit for Retread budget Assist with data entry and reconciliation in SAP and Cognos Other Complete assigned Statistic NZ returns Assist the Management Accountant, Finance and Accounting Manager and Financial Controller with ad hoc projects as assigned.
MEASURES : (Key challenges, KPIs and KRAs) Ensure month end duties are completed within reporting timeframes Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations are prepared monthly and all reconciling items are followed up in a timely manner Complete accurate retread reports and gain understanding of this business unit EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS Code A : (Must have) Analytical skills that result in problems being solved effectively, with a proactive approach.
MS Excel skills intermediate to advanced Knowledge and understanding of at least one computer-based accounting package Extensive knowledge of the working environment within an Accounting Team, with a minimum 3 years experience in an Accounting role.