20 Nov 2018

Full-Time Senior Group Technical Accountant CA(SA) , EE

AdrienneCape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Description

Leading financial services group seeks a Senior Group Technical Accountant to join their team. CA(SA) with strong technical accounting profile sought!

This is a lovely group level role with responsibility for ensuring external reporting group obligations are being met. Ensuring that the various finance teams in the group are also complying with these like IFRS and other regulatory requirements.


EE role. This role is open to suitably qualified Employment Equity candidates aligned with our client’s employment equity requirements for this role. 


The role in a nutshell: implementation of IFRS 16, IFRS 17 and future IFRS standards, post-implementation support on IFRS 9 and 15, compliance & accuracy review of consolidated financial statements and other financial information in terms of IFRS and relevant securities exchange requirements, maintain and assist with the implementation of group accounting policies, maintain the group accounting manual, provide pragmatic technical accounting guidance, assist in preparation of papers and submissions to internal reporting and audit committee meetings, keep abreast of relevant regulatory and reporting changes that could impact the group. Monitor and evaluate new and emerging standards, principles and guidelines and advises on compliance to IFRS and the interaction with regulatory reporting. Provide IFRS updates to finance teams. Additional info available on application


Qualifications and experience required:

  • Minimum of a CA (SA) qualified with 5 years working experience in a technical accounting focused role
  • Must have a good broad and strong technical accounting skills combined with understanding of IFRS exposure to the JSE Listing Requirements.
  • Experience in the financial services industry is a benefit not as essential as relevant technical group level accounting experience
  • Must have excellent stakeholder management, project management, attention to detail and the ability to keep abreast of relevant changes that could impact group reporting.
  • The ability to interpret complex requirements and translate this into efficient processes or process improvements.
  • Ability to work well in teams and interact with business representatives to find solutions.
  • Proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to engage, consult and provide accounting advice to finance teams and business units.

How to Apply

To find out more or apply either apply here or please forward your CV to adrienne@candidateconnect.co.za or drop me a line for a confidential chat.
Please note that if you have not received a response within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it as unsuccessful for this particular role – thank you.

Job Categories: Financial Markets. Job Types: Full-Time.

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