Accountant at Wam South Africa

Wam South Africa local subsidiary of the Italian multinational company WAMGROUP is looking for a vibrant accountant. The ideal candidate needs to have solid background in general accounting principles including monthly report to HQ on P&L – A&L, International payments to our suppliers overseas, container booking and stock booing with the company accounting software XERO.

Accountant Duties and Responsibilities:

  • preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports on a monthly basis for our finance department in Italy
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analysing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares international payments to our overseas suppliers by verifying documentation.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analysing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential.
  • Send statements to customers for payments.
  • Container booking and Stock booking with company accounting system Xero.
  • Invoicing to Customers.

[Work Hours & Benefits] – Working hour Monday till Thursday from 8am till 5 pm – Friday from 8 am till 2 pm. Salary to be agreed based on experience. Benefits: Company laptop.


  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Reporting Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Reporting Research Results
  • SFAS Rules
  • Confidentiality
  • Time Management
  • Data Entry Management
  • General Math Skills

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in tax, accounting, or finance
  • CPA
  • Minimum 3-6 years’ experience in accounting/finance
  • Experience with financial reporting requirements
  • Experience in working with International companies

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