Senior Consultant

SNG GrantThornton

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for portfolio of clients (individuals, trust companies and cc’s)
  • Compilation Engagements in terms of ISRS 4410 Independent Review Engagements in terms of ISRE 2400 Accounting Officer.
  • Engagements in terms of the Close Corporations Act Ensuring that proper planning is performed before execution.
  • Ensuring SNG Grant Thornton SOPs are always followed.
  • Reviewing junior staff working papers for sections allocated to them.
  • Reviewing independent review files performed by junior staff.
  • Proposing journals to clients.
  • Communicating with clients, making engagement arrangements, and discussing engagement results.
  • Accounting duties
  • Preparation, processing, and maintenance of accounting records for numerous individual companies, cc, and trusts from source documents
  • Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Preparation of review/compilation files and finalization of accounts.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • Reconciliation of intercompany loan accounts.
  • Preparation of interest schedules on loan accounts.
  • Processing monthly general journals, monthly reconciliation of expenses Drafting AFS per IFRS and IFRS for SMEs.
  • Drafting financial statements in terms of relevant accounting disclosure requirements using CaseWare.
  • Performing tax computations for companies, close corporations, and trusts (including SBC’s, special allowances (s12C, S12E, etc.).
  • Preparation and submission of statutory returns Managing WIP and budgets on engagements.
  • Updating manager and director on the progress of engagements.
  • Mentoring junior staff both on the job and generally Ad-hoc processing on Pastel Director, Xero or directly in CaseWare.
  • Assist other staff members where needed attending to any other matters arising, such as tax queries, etc.
  • Outsourced projects when needed & other duties as may be required in line with the position.


  • BCom Financial Accounting and Tax as majors.

  • SAIPA or SAICA articles


  • For reporting purposes and ad-hoc processing, familiarity with commonly used accounting software is preferred) (Pastel Director Xero, Caseware, Greatsoft)
  • Detailed knowledge of Caseware working papers.  
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • Work in a team and independently.
  • Good communication skills, internal and external, both written and verbal.
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans due to client profile


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