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Senior Accountant

Employer
Black Pen Recruitment
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 23, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is the largest and the first licensed on/off-ramp platform for stablecoins in Africa. They are dedicated to offering innovative solutions in the African stablecoins space. Our client is committed to making stablecoins accessible and understandable for everyone, providing their customers with secure and user-friendly platforms for their financial transactions.

Job Type: Full time l Remote

Requirements
  • A financial educational background such as Bachelor's degree in Finance, Tax, Accounting or relevant field
  • 3+ years experience in a similar/relevant field of financial reporting and group consolidations
  • CA/ACCA membership and designation
  • Trained from the Big 4
  • Experience in Cryptocurrency preferred
  • Experience in FinTech preferred
  • You're intrigued by corporate finance and how things match

  • When it pertains to accounting, you know your stuff (and what you don't know, you'll know where to find the solution)
  • Love being a leader, assisting finance colleagues with their tasks, assisting them to grow and upskill, and being the future senior finance colleagues and beyond
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong reconciliation and analysis skills
  • Experience in being able to prioritise and multitask

  • Ability to provide bespoke advice of the highest technical standard in a clear and concise manner at a senior level
  • Ability to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment
  • Well-rounded project and people management skills
  • Ability to grasp, navigate and solve complex business problems
  • Must be performance driven

  • Must be proactive, eager to learn and adherence to company principles and values


Responsibilities
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records and documentation

  • Conduct regular balance sheet reconciliations to ensure accuracy and identify any discrepancies
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory, accounting and tax matters

  • Assisting in the preparation and review of statutory and consolidated financial statements under IFRS and other international accounting standards

  • Assist with the preparation and review of month-end procedures and posting journals for accurate reporting in the group ERP system

  • Collaborate with the finance teams to prepare for year-end audits, ensuring all necessary documentation and records are in order

  • Performing analysis and technical accounting research (IFRS and international accounting standards)

  • Ensuring appropriate documentation of accounting treatment of complex and judgemental transactions, including analysis, relevant literature, and conclusion

  • Gathering information from different sources by using effective research tools
  • Identifying tax issues and use various tools and techniques to provide suggestions on how to solve them
  • Adapting to a changing work environment

  • Producing accurate work and deliverables to a high technical standard while coaching and mentoring junior staff
  • Continuous maintenance and improvement of templates and standard operating procedures
  • Ad-hoc Tax and Finance related assistance on various projects that arise in the ordinary course of business to be dealt with effectively and promptly -
  • Assisting all business units across the Group
  • Ad hoc other duties in the finance department with accounting, reporting, preparation of annual financial statements, etc.

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