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Senior Accountant

Employer
Mass Markets
Location
Cape Town City Centre Cape Town Cape Town Region, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 3, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
POSITION OVERVIEW
Job Title:Senior Accountant
Job Type:Full - Time, Permanent
Location: Onsite, Cape Town (US hours)
About Us:
MCI is a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company that specializes in delivering tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of our clients. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on innovation, we have established ourselves as a trusted partner in the industry.
Position Overview:
We are seeking a Senior Accountant who will play a critical role in overseeing the financial operations and reporting functions of the organization. Your expertise in accounting principles, financial analysis, and regulatory compliance will be instrumental in ensuring accurate financial reporting, maintaining internal controls, and driving process improvements. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, provide financial insights to senior management, and contribute to strategic decision-making to support the organization's growth and financial objectives.
To be considered for this role, you must complete a full application on our company careers page, including all screening questions and a brief pre-employment test.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
Key Responsibilities:
- Prepare and analyze financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, to provide accurate and timely reporting of financial results.
- Conduct variance analysis, trend analysis, and financial performance assessments to identify key drivers, trends, and areas for improvement.
- Lead month-end and year-end close processes, ensuring timely and accurate completion of financial reporting activities, journal entries, and reconciliations.
- Coordinate with accounting team members and departments to resolve discrepancies and ensure adherence to accounting standards and policies.
- Establish and maintain internal controls, policies, and procedures to safeguard company assets, mitigate financial risks, and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards.
- Support internal and external audits, providing documentation, explanations, and assistance as needed to ensure audit readiness and compliance.
- Assist in the development of annual budgets, forecasts, and financial plans, working closely with department heads and senior management to align financial goals with business objectives.
- Monitor budget performance, analyze variances, and provide insights and recommendations to management for course correction and resource allocation.
- Identify opportunities for process improvements, automation, and streamlining of accounting processes and procedures to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and scalability.
- Implement best practices and leverage technology solutions to optimize financial operations and reporting capabilities.
- Participate in financial projects and initiatives, such as system implementations, mergers and acquisitions, and business expansions, providing financial expertise and support as needed.
- Conduct financial due diligence, perform financial analysis, and contribute to decision-making processes to support strategic initiatives and growth opportunities.
CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS
WONDER IF YOU ARE A GOOD FIT FOR THIS POSITION?
All positive, and driven applicants are encouraged to apply. The Ideal candidates for this position are highly motivated, dedicated and should possess the below qualities:
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
- CPA or equivalent certification preferred.
- 4+ years of progressive experience in accounting or finance roles, with a focus on financial reporting, analysis, and internal controls.
- Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), financial reporting requirements, and internal control frameworks.
- Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems; experience with Oracle, SAP, or NetSuite is a plus.
- Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, and financial modeling.
- Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data, identify trends, and make strategic recommendations.
- Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate cross-functionally and interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
- Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and maintain confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information.
COMPENSATION DETAILS
WANT AN EMPLOYER THAT VALUES YOUR CONTRIBUTION?
We offer competitive compensation packages, professional development opportunities, and a collaborative work environment that values diversity and inclusion.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
This job operates in a professional office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be largely sedentary and will be required to sit/stand for long periods while using a computer and telephone headset. The employee will be regularly required to operate a computer and other office equipment, including a phone, copier, and printer. The employee may occasionally be required to move about the office to accomplish tasks; reach in any direction; raise or lower objects, move objects from place to place, hold onto objects, and move or exert force up to forty (40) pounds.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
- Must be authorized to work in the country where the job is based.
- Must be willing to submit up to a LEVEL II background and/or security investigation with a fingerprint. Job offers are contingent on background/security investigation results.
- Must be willing to submit to drug screening. Job offers are contingent on drug screening results.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION
It is the policy of MCI and affiliates to provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability unless such accommodation would cause undue hardship. The policy regarding requests for reasonable accommodation applies to all aspects of employment. If reasonable accommodation is needed, of Human Resources.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
At MCI and its subsidiaries, we embrace differences and believe diversity is a benefit to our employees, our company, our customers, and our community. All aspects of employment at MCI are based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. MCI maintains a work environment free from discrimination, one where employees are treated with dignity and respect. All employees share in the responsibility for fulfilling MCI's commitment to a diverse and equal opportunity work environment.
MCI does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. MCI will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.
MCI will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits , social and recreational programs, and discipline . In addition, it is the policy of MCI to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances where an employee works.
ABOUT MCI (PARENT COMPANY)
MCI (www.mci.world) helps customers take on their CX and DX challenges differently, creating industry-leading solutions that deliver exceptional experiences and drive optimal performance. MCI assists companies with business process outsourcing, staff augmentation, call center services (https://www.mci.world/cx-business-process-outsourcing-services/call-center-services/) , customer services, and IT Services needs by providing general and specialized hosting, software, staff, and services.
In 2019 Marlowe Companies Inc. (MCI) was named by Inc. Magazine as Iowa's Fastest Growing Company in the State of Iowa and was named the 452nd Fastest Growing Privately Company in the USA, making the coveted top 500 for the first time. MCI's subsidiaries had previously made Inc. Magazine's List of Fastest-Growing Companies 15 times respectively. MCI has fifteen business process outsourcing service delivery facilities in Iowa, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, South Dakota, New Mexico, California, Kansas, and Nova Scotia.
Driving modernization through digitalization, MCI ensures clients do more for less. MCI is the holding company for a diverse lineup of tech-enabled business services operating companies. MCI organically grows, acquires, and operates companies that have a synergistic products and services portfolios, including but not limited to Automated Contact Center Solutions (ACCS), customer contact management, IT Services (IT Schedule 70), and Temporary and Administrative Professional Staffing (TAPS Schedule 736), Business Process Management (BPM), Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Claims Processing, Collections, Customer Experience Provider (CXP), Customer Service, Digital Experience Provider (DXP), Account Receivables Management (ARM), Application Software Development, Managed Services, and Technology Services, to mid-market, Federal & enterprise partners. MCI now employs 10,000+ talented individuals with 150+ diverse North American client partners across the following MCI brands: GravisApps, Mass Markets, MCI Federal Services (MFS), The Sydney Call Center, OnBrand24, and Valor Intelligent Processing (VIP).
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The purpose of the above job description is to provide potential candidates with a general overview of the role. It's not an all-inclusive list of the duties, responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required for the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description.
The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.
ID2024-39122
Updated Date5/1/2024
DepartmentAccounting & Finance Positions
EducationBachelors Degree, CPA or Equivalent Combination of Training and Experience
Min. Years Experience4
Company/BrandMCI
Location : LocationZA-WC-Cape Town
Career LevelSenior Level
DivisionBusiness Process Outsourcing
Employment TypeFull-Time

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