GL Accountant - Specialist II

GL Accountant

General ledger management and month end reporting

• Prepare and process all relevant journals with appropriate supporting information

• All accounting entries to correctly reflect IFRS and US GAAP requirements

• Process accurate general ledger postings

• Prepare and manage recurring journals

• Ensure accurate postings of AP transactions as well as related monthly accruals

• Prepare month end expense variance analysis that is aligned to standard department practices and procedures and manage communication to business in this regard

• Ensure the accounting records correctly reflect the results of business units' financial position

• Maintain on-going reconciliation of IFRS and US GAAP


• Prepare balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with corporate requirements and in line with Blackline guidance

• Follow up on corrections and clearing of any required balance sheet reconciling items within appropriate timelines

Treasury management

• Manage cash flow forecasts and ensure appropriate levels of funding at all times

• Manage appropriate cash management and investment strategies

• Ensure bank account signatories are up to date and valid at all times

• Review bank accounts to ensure appropriate allocations and cash balances

• Manage relationships with banks

• Manage all Reserve Bank requirements and submissions

Asset management

• Ensure additions and disposals to fixed assets are recorded accurately and in a timely manner

• Ensure that assets are recorded to the correct categories and Org ID's

• Run monthly depreciation as well as relevant management reports

• Ensure that the General Ledger and Fixed Assets sub-system are aligned

• Manage annual fixed asset verification programs

• Manage asset registers for tax purposes including allowances, wear & tear etc.

• Manage assets and related useful life in compliance with IFRS requirements

• Maintain correct and accurate fixed asset registers

Statutory and all other reporting requirements

• Comprehensive understanding of IFRS and related accounting principles

• Ensure appropriate document filing and retention is maintained in line with company/statutory requirements

• Preparation of financial statements and all relevant notes in accordance with IFRS

• Manage and support all Audit requirements (Internal & External)

• Prepare and provide support for all regulatory requirements and submissions

SOX, policies and procedures

• Manage Audit requirements (Internal & External)

• Maintain and enforce internal controls as they relate to GL & Accounting processes as well as SOX requirements to ensure good corporate governance

• Identify any control deficiencies and proactively drive root cause analysis and remediation

Ad hoc projects

• Support any required ad-hoc requests and analysis

• Develop solutions to issues and challenges

• Contribute to any specific function projects

• Proactively drive/recommend improvement initiatives within existing role or finance department

• Maximize automation opportunities for day to day activities

• Assist with any related information requests as they pertain to Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment processes.

• Management and compilation of constant system improvements "SOP's"

• Manage internal & external queries and ensure they are addressed accurately and timeously

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