Accountant (Financial Services) – Somerset West needed at Helderberg Personnel

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Job title : Accountant (Financial Services) – Somerset West

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Key Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • To provide exemplary levels of professional accountancy skills to ensure the timely provision of high-quality accounting, reporting and administration which support both external clients and internal personnel
  • Lead the accounting function for a range of investment products and trusts
  • Remain abreast of changes in tax and financial reporting legislation and statutory requirements
  • Prepare and review statutory financial accounts and statements to the highest standard, in line with established best practice and which conform to all legal and professional requirements and guidelines
  • Manage the process for the audit of the statutory annual accounts for client structures – liaising with auditors as required, to ensure that all appropriate IFRS or GAAP requirements are fully satisfied; all other auditing requirements are met; the audit exercise is successfully completed within the period allowed by regulation
  • Assist and liaise with auditors for the preparation of annual statutory business accounts
  • Prepare ad hoc financial reports and statements as requested by Directors
  • Complete tax returns for structures for the SA and the UK and other jurisdictions within the regulatory deadlines, whilst maintaining high standards of both accuracy and presentation
  • Oversee the monthly unit and cash reconciliations
  • Review of monthly management accounts and prepare variance analysis to budget, providing a summary to the executive team on monthly basis
  • Contribute to the Finance report for quarterly board meetings
  • Guide, support and train a team of Finance Officers who cover financial administration from petty cash and bookkeeping to preparation of accounts
  • Conduct probation and performance management meetings in accordance with company procedure
  • Recruitment of Finance staff, monitor staff attendance, timekeeping and other areas of staff management and report to HR
  • Encourage and drive the personal development of yourself and the team.
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to colleagues
  • Act as a signatory for the business and apply a questioning mind to all aspects of this responsibility
  • Attend and contribute at Management Meetings
  • Build excellent working relationships with clients and business partners
  • Complete any other duties as and when required to drive business success
  • Adopt and reflect the company values 

Key Business Partners include:

  • Directors
  • External accountants/auditors/advisors
  • Management
  • Team members

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