PBT Group Careers

Be part of our team of Data Specialists and embark on a career of the future!

Job Title
Financial Accountant
Employment Type
Full Time
8 to 15 years
Job Published
24 January 2023
Job Reference No.

Job Description


PBT Group has a requirement for a Bookkeeper to provide financial information by maintaining and reconciling accounts and preparing financial reports for business decision-making. 

About the role:

  • Full accounting function, including processing and preparing monthly accounting records.
  • Bank recons, General Ledger and subsidiary ledger reconciliations.
  • Processing accounts payable and receivable, including managing the full debtors and creditors function.
  • Compiling invoices and monthly customer statements.
  • Analysing financial information and explaining variances.
  • Calculation and submission of VAT returns, including VAT reconciliations.
  • Fixed Asset Registers – Monthly depreciation & the accuracy of maintaining the Fix Asset Registers.
  • Intercompany transactions – Interest Calculations & maintaining amortized schedules.
  • Financial Reporting – Income statements, Balance sheets, management accounts, etc.
  • Liaise with external Auditors.
  • Foreign exchange differences – valuation of foreign clients and bank accounts.
  • Ad hoc financial and administrative support to employees and the finance team.

About you:

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Experience in CaseWare essential
  • Bookkeeping qualification/accounting diploma
  • Must be familiar with doing the books for multiple sites/locations
  • Good understanding of accounting principles and month-end processes
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in performing all essential duties and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a variety of individuals in a constructive and collaborative manner
  • Exceptional organisational and communication skills, including the ability to effectively present information to various levels of an organization
  • High level of energy and the desire to work in a fast-changing working environment
  • Proven ability to succeed in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment while managing tight deadlines
  • Strong Excel skills, and comfortable with large data volume
  • Pastel knowledge and proficiency
  • SAGE Evolution (would be advantageous)
  • Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport