Reporting Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Capitec Bank Ltd

Reporting Accountant

Date: 28-Nov-2019


Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement
  • Compilation of all monthly, interim and annual financial statements and reporting requirements
  • Technical accounting and financial analyses considering business objectives, tax, regulatory and all legal requirements
  • Alignment and supporting the business from a finance perspective
Key Performance Areas
  • Project manages the production of the Integrated Annual Report (IAR) and achieves reporting deadlines. This includes taking ultimate ownership of the content. Attends to any queries or further analysis requested on the content thereof.
  • Project manage the production of the monthly management accounts and provide value added reporting to the Executive. This includes taking ultimate ownership of the content. Attends to any queries or further analysis requested on the content thereof.
  •  Compile value adding monthly management accounts and manage the quality and submission of inputs. Monitor and adhere to deadlines
  • Manage and update Qlikview models
  • Forecasting for quarters and interim (as required by Financial Director)
  • Forecasting for year-end and interims i.r.o. trading statements (end January/February and July/August)
  •  Prepare a project plan for delivering the IAR and monitor progress of the team to achieving this (from October)
  • Address any new IFRS impacts early in the year with PwC and ideally before the interim results are released
  •  Manages liaison with the external auditors (audit and tax teams)
  • Compile the financial statements of the group companies and trust AFS including the required working papers (February)
  • Run the Black-Scholes model for the valuation of the incentive awards for the staff with share options and share appreciation rights SARs.
  • Help with the budgeting of share options and SARs costs (November)  

The job incumbent must have knowledge of:

  •  IFRS and emerging IFRS issues
  • Income Tax
  •  Navigate through various legal, standards and related regulatory frameworks


The job incumbent must ideally have:

Knowledge of:

  •  Income Tax
  • A good grasp of cost and volume mechanics
  •  Credit risk theory and provisioning
  • Business acumen
Qualifications (Minimum)
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) in Accounting – Financial Accounting
  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
  • Communications Skills
  • Reporting Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Numerical Reasoning skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Leadership Skills
  • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Leading and Supervising
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Planning and Organising
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
  • Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking
Additional Information
  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required
  • Ability and willingness to work in an open plan environment
  • Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required
  • Willingness to travel nationally if and when required


Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals

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