We are looking for an energetic and bright-minded individual who is not only technically savvy on software systems but has an accounting or finance-related degree under their belt. This unique opportunity is calling for a Junior Accountant looking to grow their career with a major international renewable energy firm. Someone who recognizes that technology and digitization is at the forefront of any firms competitive edge, and is interested in incorporating this edge into their workflow – thus we are calling out for a Junior Accountant who will act as the firm’s “Super User” and “Process Manager” on their online systems as well as see to basic accounting responsibilities.
You will need to have a solid 2+ years’ experience conducting accounting activities such as bank and balance reconciliations, handling new and current fixed asset registers, recording cashbook entries as well as processing transactions, recurring journals, and accruals. A solid understanding of VAT requirements on various transactions is non-negotiable. The exciting aspect of this role will lend your IT savvy personality to managing their internal accounting systems, which requires that you take full responsibility for its functionality and that processes are adhered to as your Accounting Manager envisions. You will need to be someone who thinks methodologically and is able to problem-solve independently, your team will turn to you for end-user training as well as resolving errors and ensuring the system is always upgraded to the latest version. They are looking for an individual who respects processes and internal controls – you must ensure that all users are adhering to company-wide accounting management protocols. Furthermore, you must see to it that the system is effectively maintained and that all data is recorded and the credibility for the system is upheld – even if it means getting it done yourself.
It goes without saying that is a unique opportunity and requires someone that has a “Google IT” mentality when it comes to solving problems. You don’t expect to be spoon-fed the solution, rather you prefer figuring it out yourself. You respect the need for protocols and data management for teams to work optimally together – be it in office or remote! If you want to lend your accounting skills to the IT and data integrity field – this is it! Apply NOW!
JOB ID: 32271
WHO IS ALTGEN?
We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. WIth entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.
Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech
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A solid understanding of VAT requirements on various transactions is vital
Must have experience acting as the "superuser" on accounting software systems
Strong data management and appreciation of data integrity is key