IQEQ

Senior Executive – Corporate Accounting

Recruiter
IQEQ
Location
Port Louis, Mauritius;
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
16 May 2024
Closes
16 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Responsibilities

The Senior Executive – Corporate Accounting is expected to handle highly 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 moderate to highly complex Corporate accounting work 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.

Tasks

  • 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 needed 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
  • Manages Conflict
  • Plans and Aligns
  • Self-development

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
  • Resilience
  • Drive to succeed
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Professional attitude
  • Multitasking
  • Critical thinking – analytical and problem-solving

Qualifications

Education / professional qualifications

  • Degree holder or Level 2 ACCA or ACA

Background experience

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience
  • Experience in a similar role would be an advantage

Technical

  • 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, Jobstreams, or Microgen Series would be an advantage

Languages

  • 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

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices, and private clients operating worldwide.

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

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