Accountant Job in South Africa

Teraco is the first provider of resilient, vendor neutral data environments in South Africa. Clients benefit from the cost savings and improved resilience of securely housing their information systems and networking equipment in a colocation facility purpose-built and operated to global best practice by an expert organisation with an absolute focus on data

Accountant – Gauteng


Operational Accounting:

  • Manage and maintain the financial records of the organisation, including verifying the accuracy and quality of financial information
    • Completion of all month-end processes within agreed timeframes, including the preparation and posting of journals
    • Preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations, including inter-company loan accounts
    • Reconciliation of sub-ledgers to control accounts, with a focus on fixed assets and the disclosures thereof
    • Preparation and verification of monthly VAT calculations for submission to SARS on e-Filing

    • Assistance in the preparation of the group consolidation workbook
    • Maintenance of the loan models on the various debt facilities and accounting for these in the general ledger
    • Assistance in the preparation of current and deferred tax calculations for entities within the Group
    • Preparation and maintenance of IFRS16 schedules, both lessor and lessee accounting
    • Analysis of critical expenditure and reporting thereon
    • Assistance in the preparation of monthly reporting, including management accounts
  • Monitor and manage the cash flow requirements of the organisation, including the forecasting of cash receipts and payments
  • Reporting to management of cash flows and working capital requirements

Treasury and the Forecasting of Cash Flows:

Annual Financial Statements:

  • Assistance in the preparation of Annual Financial Statements
  • Disclosure and accounting treatment in line with IFRS
  • IFRS implementation of new standards
  • Statutory accounts administration for group subsidiaries
  • Working alongside external audit to ensure an efficient and timely financial audit

Taxation and statutory compliance:

  • Ensure statutory compliance by implementing policies and procedures that pertain to the financial management of the organisation in terms of the relevant legislation, including: the Companies Act, Vat Act and the Income Tax Act
  • Ensure that the organisation’s financial systems, procedures and controls are effective and operating as designed



  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical and proactive problem solver
  • Active listening – ability to understand requirements
  • Ability to work independently and a positive team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Conducts self professionally, exhibits high levels of tolerance and patience
  • Responsible for continued learning and self-development


  • Qualified CA(SA) (mandatory)
  • 1- 2 years post article experience (advantageous)

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Teraco to apply