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Project Accountant

Remuneration:R25000 - R40000 per month Cost to company 
Benefits:Pension Fund, Medical Aid, and more.
Location:Cape Town, Durbanville
Education level:Honours
Job level:Mid
Company:Talent Magnet | Digital Recruitment

Job description

A leading financial services group is looking for a project accountant to join the team in Durbanville.

Business manager reporting to the group chief operating officer working alongside a small team dedicated to special projects and ad-hoc reports.

The nature of the role varies considerably based upon the projects that are currently underway in the business and reporting period. The candidate is required to have strong interpersonal skills since they will be interacting with senior management on a frequent basis, inadditionl to excellent analytical and project management skills.

Key responsibilities:

Management information
  • Assist with the development of reports based on the needs of the different stakeholders in the business
  • Compiling reports which include financial and non-financial information from various data sources
  • Identify and investigate unusual trends and anomalies to ensure that results are a true reflection of the business
  • Liaise with divisional staff to compile relevant reports, while taking into account the overall group
  • requirements
  • Working with the MIS and IT teams to develop automated solutions for the business
  • Scrutinising MIS and financial information for accuracy
  • Assisting with the preparation and collation of documents for regulator visits and returns
Special projects
  • Assist with development of management presentations to stakeholders
  • Summarising and presenting data in a meaningful way to aid decision making
  • Collating information and compiling reports for ad-hoc requests
  • Ability to generate reports in Excel by incorporating information from different data sources
  • Good project planning skills
  • Attention to detail skills
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Delivering results and meeting management expectations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to communicate and work with people
  • Ability to package and communicate financial information in a clear and concise manner.
Although we endeavour to respond to all applications, this is not always practical. If you have not heard back from us in two weeks, please consider your application for this role to be unsuccessful.


Minimum requirements
  • CA(SA), CFA, CIMA Qualification
  • Computer literacy; Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Preferred requirements
  • Recently qualified CA(SA) or management accountant
  • Completed articles
  • Project management experience
  • Financial services exposure
  • Knowledge Qlikview

Posted on 18 Aug 07:08

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