QualificationsB Comm Accounting or equivalentExperience5-7 years experience in Audit and year end preparationsInsurance and or Financial Services Industry experience would be beneficialExperience in investment and fund accounting procedures, and the application of unitisation principles.
Knowledge of investment instrumentsCOMPILE AND PREPARE FINANCIAL INFORMATIONinternal processesPrepare and upload the journals to allocate expenses and complete the reconciliation of expenses.
Review and approve the general ledger journal allocations based on levels of authority and policy.Identify expense variances and investigate root cause of variances.
Change incorrect cost centre allocations and ensure that the corrections are properly processed.Accurately update and maintain the fixed assets register and make recommendations to enhance the management of fixed assets.
Prepare financial reports and contribute to the commentary of reports.Analyse financial reports and information to identify area of opportunities or potential risks within segment.
Identify and explain relationships on financial reports and advise stakeholders on the implications of these relationships and provide context to financial information.
Advise and guide stakeholders and non-financial managers regarding finance elements.Attend to general finance queries within agreed time frames.
Control and track the budget for the various business areas.Facilitate and manage the budgeting process and evaluate budget information received and discuss errors or omissions with stakeholders.
Proactively engage with business to forecast expenses and identify solutions to enhance cost effectiveness and increase operational efficiency.
Manage high risk and problematic financial issues in area of accountability and contribute to the development of policy.Control and track the budget for the various departments.