Executive - Corporate Accounting

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14 Mar 2023
14 Apr 2023
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job description

We understand that business clichés are everywhere. And looking for a job is no different. Everyone promises huge opportunities with the chance to achieve bigger and better things.

You can do exactly that with IQ-EQ, but we also take the time to understand you, helping you develop in a way that no-one else can. Which is why this job ad won’t take up too much of your precious time.

In your role as Corporate Accountant, you will draw from your existing corporate accounting experience to solve problems for our clients. If you have the necessary skills to do this job and you’re a nice person, why not drop us a line.

Got a bit more time on your hands? See the full job spec here.



The Executive – Corporate Accounting is expected to handle low to moderate complex Corporate accounting tasks and other Corporate accounting related activities for the relevant cluster, other than the review of such activities. The job incumbent is expected to achieve proficient level for all low to moderate complex Corporate accounting work once confirmed in current role at all times. Such work are required to be performed with little or no supervision or coaching.

He/ She will communicate directly with clusters on accounting matters, ensuring service excellence at all times and resolve issues that have no immediate impact on the Group clusters’ client relationship.

He/ She will take ownership of all tasks assigned and any task delivered will be accurate, well-presented, meet quality standards, on time and in full.


  • The job incumbent is responsible for any Corporate accounting work and/or process and all associated activities assigned by the direct reporting line, except the review process. The processes he/she is expected to be responsible for are inter-alia, but not limited to periodic bookkeeping, Annual Accounts preparation, Periodic Accounts preparation, assistance during the Audit of the client file, preparation/compiling data for tax declaration, etc.;
  • Respond to accounting queries from reviewers and/or clusters in a timely manner;
  • Perform any ad-hoc functions relating to accounting and record keeping;
  • Proactively inform the reporting line for any work that cannot be executed as planned highlighting where changes may be required in planning assumptions;
  • Ensure all tasks assigned are up to date based on the planning in place and executed in an accurate and error free manner while always meeting quality standards;
  • Use professional judgment to assess when to escalate an issue promptly;
  • Demonstrate ownership for self- development, highlighting when and where additional support and development is required;
  • Ensure protection of information assets and abide by the ISMS in place at IQEQ Shared Services Ltd.
  • Assist with on the job training of junior colleagues; and
  • Perform any other cognate duties that may from time to time be required which are appropriate for the role and business needs;
Key competencies for position and level
  • Customer focus
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Communicate effectively
  • Action orientated

Key behaviours we expect to see

In addition to demonstrating our Group Values (Authentic, Bold, and Collaborative), the role holder is expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Accuracy
  • Accountability
  • Discipline
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactivity
  • Drive to succeed
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Professional attitude
  • Multitasking
  • Critical thinking – analytical and problem solving

Required Experience

Education / professional qualifications:

  • Degree holder or Level 2 ACCA or ACA

Background experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience
  • Experience in a similar role would be an advantage


  • Experience in advanced Corporate accounting, including financial statement preparation
  • Knowledge of advanced accounting entries and accounting standards (IFRS and relevant GAAPS) would be preferred

Computer / software knowledge:

  • Competent at the advanced level of MS Office Word and Excel
  • Experience on Quickbooks, Job streams or Microgen Series would be an advantage


  • Fluent in English and French

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

Let’s cut to the chase

We are IQ-EQ, a leading Investor Services group, and we help our global clients invest and preserve capital in a sustainable and compliant manner.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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