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Accountant

  • Permanent Senior position

  • Cape Town CBD, Western Cape

  • R380,000 - R400,000 pa cost to company incl benefits

  • Job 2055739 | Ref (AG) Accountant

  • Posted 10 Jan 2017 by Insight Connection


About the Position

The position will fall in the Institutional team with a focus on the Africa ex-SA entities;

  • Responsible for the financial function of certain allocated Africa ex-SA entities and will be required to ensure the financial function of these entities meets the team's objective of providing meaningful and value-adding financial, management and regulatory reporting
  • Required to assist other institutional and overall Group team members as and when may be required.

Reporting and analysis duties;

  • Responsible for assisting in the presentation of the monthly management reporting and annual audited accounts for specific Africa ex-SA entities including any related foundation entities
  • Preparation of the monthly reporting from cash book through to financial statements for each of these entities and providing the required reporting to management
  • Preparation and recording of payments to suppliers
  • Cash recording and management, including ensuring sufficient funds available for anticipated payments and any excess into call deposit accounts
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Preparation of monthly journal entries and required reconciliations
  • Preparation of the various monthly management reports analysing client assets, income and expenses in each of the entities
  • Any other ad hoc projects

Budgeting and forecasting duties;

  • Involved in the annual budget setting exercise for the Africa ex-SA entities. This will be followed during the year by monitoring and reporting on monthly performance against this budget

Assistant duties;

  • Assist the finance team with general matters across the team and entities where required

Skills, competencies and experience;

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and quickly detect errors
  • Aptitude for numbers and routine work
  • Capable of working unassisted and seeing tasks through to successful completion
  • An inherent inclination to closely follow rules and procedures
  • Deadline-driven and able to manage time effectively
  • Fit easily into a young, energetic, hardworking, demanding and team orientated environment
  • Good communication
  • Focused and driven individual

Desired Skills

  • BAccSc
  • BCompt
  • Accountant
  • Investments

Desired Qualification Accreditation

  • Degree

About The Employer

Globally recognized Investment and Asset Management Firm based in CBD Cape Town, seeks to employ a qualified, number driven and detail orientated Accountant to join their diverse team

Employer & Job Benefits

  • Group Life Cover
  • Medical Aid
  • Pension Fund
  • Annual Bonus

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