Finance  |  Cape Town, South Africa

Accountant

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DESCPRIPTION

MRI Software is looking for an enthusiastic and organised Accountant to join our team in Cape Town! This position will assist in administering all levels of accounting and special projects as needed by management. The Accountant will focus on preparing and analyzing financial reports, working on financial compliance, understanding and applying revenue recognition practices, and more.

Founded in 1971, MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative real estate software applications and hosted solutions. MRI’s comprehensive and flexible technology platform coupled with an open and connected ecosystem meets the unique needs of real estate businesses—from property-level management and accounting to investment modeling and analytics for the global commercial and residential markets.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts; general ledger operations, prepare and post journal entries
  • Assist with month-end close and preparation of monthly financial statements, monthly financial reports and bank reconciliations
  • Analyze and interpret financial data, trends, variances to forecast and budget and other financial documents
  • Prepare weekly monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports for management
  • Help with treasury and cash flow activities
  • Play an integral role in revenue recognition, contract organization, and deferred revenue recognition.
  • Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process
  • Assist with statutory compliance requirement; VAT, PAYE, etc.
SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong skills with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Adept at using technology including a variety of software/online portals/SaaS systems to capture, analyze and record information
  • Willing to work extended time frames during month-end close and any other periods of critical financial activities
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, planning, organizing, scheduling and monitoring
  • Strong initiative, problem analysis and problem-solving skills

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2-3 years overall accounting experience
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Knowledge of financial reporting
  • Technical accounting skills
  • Previous experience of general accounting, GAAP
  • Proficiency in relevant accounting software
SUMMARY

Based outside Cleveland, Ohio, MRI Software is a global company with offices in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Technology has changed over the years, but we pride ourselves on staying true to the original vision of our founders.

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