Finance and Accounting

Business Accountant

Full Time

Accurately process financial information and support stakeholders with the interpretation of financial information to enable business decision making.

 

Candidate Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare and upload journals to the general ledger.
  • Prepare and upload consolidation journals to the consolidation system.
  • Provide technical assistance on consolidation system.
  • Record corporate transactions in line with group accounting policies.
  • Assist in preparing annual financial statements for selected subsidiaries.
  • Engage with external auditors to provide adequate audit evidence in the completion of the external audit.
  • Review and approve the general ledger journal allocations based on levels of authority and policy.
  • Identify expense variances and investigate root cause of variances.
  • Prepare financial reports and contribute to the commentary of reports.
  • Analyse financial reports and information to identify area of opportunities or potential risks within segment.
  • Identify and explain relationships on financial reports and advise stakeholders on the implications of these relationships and provide context to financial information.
  • Advise and guide stakeholders and non-financial managers regarding finance elements.
  • Attend to general finance queries within agreed time frames.
  • Manage high risk and problematic financial issues in area of accountability and contribute to the development of policy.
  • Identify possible process enhancements and drive the implementation thereof.

Candidate Minimum Requirements:

  • CA (SA) or equivalent
  • CTA or equivalent qualification
  • IFRS knowledge
  • Prepare company financial statements
  • Some experience in accounting consolidation
  • Understanding of management accounting principles
  • Understanding of a life insurance environment
  • Skills in Excel (Advanced)

Competencies:

  • Business Acumen
  • Client/ Stakeholder Commitment
  • Drive for Results
  • Leads Change and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Impact and Influence
  • Self-Awareness and Insight
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness