Chartered Accountant
Monocle Solutions
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
1d ago
source : WHATJOBS

Have you ever considered moving out of the audit and accounting environment? Becoming a Chartered Accountant is a commendable feat that sets you up for a variety of career opportunities.

However, there is an alternative career path that has led to many young CA’s accelerating their career trajectories. That path is management consulting.

At Monocle, we believe work is more than just a job. It is a chance to make a difference in the world of finance. An opportunity to fulfil your potential.

To make friendships with ambitious, positive, like-minded people. To gain invaluable industry experience and learn critical skills that will make you a highly sought-after management consultant.

Monocle is a people-centric, independent consulting firm, specialising in banking and insurance. We understand that our greatest asset is our people and because of this, we do things a bit differently.

Monocle offers :

Unparalleled growth and exposure Monocle is uniquely positioned in the market to undertake projects across a wide spectrum of critical and exciting areas of the financial services industry.

Our Consultants deliver mission critical projects at the most prestigious banks and insurers in Johannesburg, Cape Town, London and Amsterdam.

Unlimited training and development Investment in our people’s development is at the heart of Monocle’s company ethos. That is why we prioritise the upskilling of every employee.

Unique and vibrant company culture At Monocle, we believe friends work better together than colleagues. We love nothing more than partaking in a wide variety of activities through our company sponsored clubs.

Ultra-competitive compensation At Monocle, we want the best talent to join our teams, so we understand that those individuals need to be recognised and rewarded for their true value.

Monocle is looking for an experienced professional to join our team as a Consultant. As a Consultant at Monocle your main tasks and responsibilities will include :

Solving complex industry specific problems.

Conducting business analysis and documenting requirements.

Performing data analysis and data mining on large datasets.

Documenting functional and technical requirements for large system implementations.

Design and implement management reports and dashboards.

Write, read and analyse various computer programming languages.

Compiling reports and presentations.

Engaging with senior stakeholders and clients.

Continuously developing business knowledge and technical skills in the areas in which Monocle provides consulting services.

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements :

Have audit experience in the financial services industry is advantageous.

Have subject matter knowledge in banking and / or insurance.

Have a strong desire to learn and upskill subject matter knowledge.

Possess a keen interest to learn technical skills and programming languages.

Have a professional qualification in finance and risk management such as CFA and / or FRM is advantageous.

The ideal Monocle Consultant also :

Has an enquiring mind and is eager to learn and improve their professional skillset.

Is able to work in a dynamic environment where one day never looks like another.

Is enthusiastic in their approach to their work.

Regards themselves as a high performer.

Is an excellent communicator with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

Works well under pressure to meet client objectives.

Is sociable and enjoys interacting with others, both at work and at social events.

Works well independently and in a team.

Shares Monocle’s values.

Recruitment Process :

During the interview process, you will meet with different Monocle representatives including both People and Culture representatives and company executives and demonstrate your cognitive abilities in various assessments.

A critical aspect of the interview process will be determining whether Monocle will be a good fit for you and your career aspirations, so please come prepared with any questions you may have.

If you have a passion for finance and problem-solving, a relevant qualification, and think you have what it takes to join a team of your smartest and most driven peers, start your Monocle journey today!

The application process

Assessment Test

A 60-Minute, 90-questions,online competency assessment test.

P&C Meet and Greet

A personal meeting with People & Culture to get to know you and tell you more about Monocle.

Executive interview

To discuss your skills, business knowledge, experience, project fit and the role requirements.

P&C Executive Interview

Meet with our P&C Executive to ensure alignment of expectations and discuss next steps.

C-level Interview

A discussion with either our CEO, COO or CFO on various topics.

A final offer is made by the P&C team to the candidate.

Take your career to the next level at a dynamic and innovative management consulting firm.

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