Consolidation Financial Accountant

Reference: DB 6959

Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Descriptions:

  • Maintain the consolidation model on a monthly basis
  • Ensure adequate controls and processes are in place to confirm that consolidation eliminations are complete and accurate
  • Investigate any reconciliation items and liaise with the financial accountants to get them corrected
  • Assist with the preparation of the Group financial statements, in compliance with IFRS, at year end including all the relevant note production
  • Assist with the preparation of finance management packs for the shareholder reporting
  • Assist with the preparation of reports for the Audit Committee
  • Provide technical guidance on new accounting standards that could impact the Group or impact the current debt Covenants
  • Provide technical guidance on the accounting for any new business structures or acquisitions which could impact the Group
  • Assist with the production of financial covenant data for reporting to the banks and for ensuring on going compliance with all covenant requirements
  • Assist with the management of cash within the Group, considering funding requirements between entities and assisting with the implementation of a cash sweep process
  • Support the implementation of any new group accounting systems
  • Document all IFRS policies and procedures to ensure that processes are applied consistently across all Group entities.
  • Provide training to the financial accounting team on new accounting standards or reporting requirements.
  • Assist with the month end close, including balance sheet reconciliations,  of certain key financial entities in the Group

Qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant with several years PQE
  • Detailed knowledge of large consolidation processes (50+ entities)
  • Strong technical background with experience of financial reporting under IFRS, including the preparation of consolidated financial statements
  • Previous Financial Services experience preferable
  • Previous experience implementing new accounting standards preferable
  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • Good knowledge of different account systems – knowledge of NavOne would be an advantage
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data from different data sources
  • Advanced Excel skills preferably with Power Pivot and Power BI.  Macros would be an advantage
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly numerate, with excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build effective working relationships and influence change
  • Team player who is willing to help others and collaborate to achieve the goals of the finance team
  •  Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za