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Staff Accountant



Accounting & Finance
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023


We’re a leading, global security authority that’s disrupting our own category. Our encryption is trusted by the major ecommerce brands, the world’s largest companies, the major cloud providers, entire country financial systems, entire internets of things and even down to little things like surgically embedded pacemakers. We help companies put trust—an abstract idea—to work. That’s digital trust for the real world.


DigiCert is seeking a Staff Accountant who would provide accounting support to the Global Payroll Manager. As Staff Accountant you will be responsible for weekly and monthly reconciliations of liability accounts that are necessary to ensure the integrity of the balance sheet. You will work with different team members around the globe and will meet with these individuals regularly, requiring flexible hours.

In addition, you would also be responsible for inter-company transactions across multiple entities. These entities would include global locations such as the UK, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, Canada, China, Germany, Latvia, Sweden, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, Bermuda, Japan and Australia.


  • Perform weekly and monthly reconciliations for liability accounts
  • Become an expert in the company’s accounting system (Netsuite)
  • Provide explanations for monthly variances on specific liability and expense accounts
  • Contribute to and improve account reconciliations
  • Perform month-end close activities for payroll accounting for several global entities
  • Coordinate payroll requests with and prepare documentation for external auditors (both domestic and international)
  • Work independently to answer questions from other finance professionals
  • Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance
  • Performing other accounting duties and supporting staff as required or assigned
  • Take on new projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 2+ years of relevant experience in an Accounting position.
  • Experience with month-end close
  • Experience with a major ERP product
  • Highly organized and great at tracking and meeting deadlines
  • Dedicated to high-quality results and finding solutions
  • Excellent skill with Excel and other common computer applications
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience with NetSuite (preferred)
  • Experience with FloQast (preferred)
  • Experience with ADP Streamline

DigiCert is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, DigiCert prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified person with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.