G4S Is Hiring: Assistant Accountant

Job Introduction
G4S International Logistics (G4SI) are innovators in global and domestic secure transport solutions and we strive on unpredictable challenges faced on a daily basis to meet our client’s needs. Our Mission is to be the partner of choice for large organizations needing very high security solutions to international logistics risk; we achieve this through client and employee engagement and best capabilities. We make every effort to create the best place for the best people valuing skill, knowledge and expertise.

Specialising in door to door secure transportation, insurance, third party logistics, inventory/storage services and risk mitigation we are well known in the industry for our integrity and consultative approach. Banks, financial institutions, governments, mines, diamond cutters, jewellery manufacturers and retailers worldwide rely on us to protect their commercial and reputational risk while optimizing their business operations.

Our team of highly skilled professionals are supported by superior technology and our industry leading security and risk management processes are continuously reviewed and refined in order to adapt to the constantly changing risk landscape.

We maintain a fluid and agile workforce to respond and react to change, always thinking on our feet and applying sound judgement in our decision making. We value our talent and make every effort to create the best place for the best people valuing skill, knowledge, expertise and innovation.

If you think G4Si is the best place for you, we have the following opportunity in our Johannesburg Office.

Main Responsibilities
To perform a full range of accounting and administrative tasks.

Job Responsibilities

The job will include, but not limited to:
Accounting and General Ledger

Capturing of all Cash books – local and foreign
Monthly bank reconciliations
Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
Fixed assets register
Preparing/processing of journals
Petty Cash
Intercompany invoicing and balance confirmations
Eventually to assist with BPC reporting into BPC and monthly trading packs
Assist with forecast and budget preparation
Liaising with external auditors
Completion and submission of monthly VAT returns

Accounts Receivable:
Revaluation of all foreign debtors
Capturing receipts – accurate allocations

Accounts Payable:
Creditors reconciliations to statements
Preparation of payments, both local and foreign
Monitor and review of outstanding invoices with prompt resolution of queries Invoices must be approved as per the delegation of authority
Ensure timely payments and the processing thereof
Revaluation of foreign creditors

General Duties:
General administration and other related duties as assigned.

Good oral and written communication
Knowledge of accounting
Analysis & interpretation
Excellent customer service
Planning, organizing & time management
Attention to detail
Problem solving
Deadline driven
Good understanding of foreign transactions
Interpersonal effectiveness
Professional personal presentation
Ability and willingness to work co-operatively with others
Computer skills – Accounting software, Microsoft Office applications

Studying towards accounting, finance or related field preferred


Satisfaction of both internal & external customers


Shares knowledge and resources. Contributes to the success of client deliverables and achievement of department objectives.


Meets task and project objectives within prescribed quality and time standards
Encourage and contribute change

Hours of work

Monday to Friday – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
30 minutes lunch break per day
Maybe required to work extra hours from time to time


Demonstrates professional behaviour with regard to client privacy internally and externally.


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