Group Management Accountant - Bellville

Reference: 5016 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert

Job Description:

Management information
Take responsibility for the compilation of the monthly management reports using financial and non-financial information from various data sources
Critically examining financial information for accuracy
Take responsibility for compiling monthly investment and credit committee reports
Take a active role in annual Group budget process
Compare actual performance to budget and prior year and obtain reasons for variances
Identify and investigate unusual financial trends and anomalies to ensure that actual performance is a true reflection of business performance and results achieved
Involvement in the forecasting of future financial performance
Critically analyse relevant business metrics, including assets under management and net flows.
Cash management
Monitoring daily Group cash balances to ensure optimal cash management
Preparation of weekly and monthly cash monitoring analysis.
Audit & annual and interim financial statements
Assist with the preparation of the consolidated audit pack to help the Group Reporting Manager speed up the consolidation process during the audit
Provide financial managers in the Group with guidance and assistance on the preparation of the financial statements of the subsidiaries in the Group
Assist with the reparation of reporting packs, annual integrated report and annual financial statements in terms of IFRS
Assist with external auditor queries during the year end audit process
Assist with internal audit queries as required.
Special projects
Finding ways to improve the efficiency of the reporting function
Assisting various finance teams across the Group with special ad-hoc reporting requirements and requests.

Qualifications:

Qualified CA(SA), CIMA or SAIPA
Good knowledge of internal management reporting recommended
Knowledge of AccPac, IDU and Qlikview recommended
Advanced Excel skills
BCom (Hons) in Accounting/BAcc (Hons), CA(SA), CIMA or SAIPA
Experience in the Financial Services Sector in a Group environment
Computer literacy; Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Ability to operate in a team
Ability to generate financial reports in Excel by incorporating information from different data sources
Attention to detail
Strong analytical and numerical skills
Delivering results and meeting management expectations
Ability to work under pressure
Strong accounting and financial services knowledge
Strong knowledge of accounting systems and financial reporting skills
Ability to communicate and work with people
Ability to package and communicate financial information in a clear and concise manner.

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