Ocorian

Accountant

Recruiter
Ocorian
Location
Ebène, Mauritius
Salary
Generous salary package
Posted
30 May 2024
Closes
10 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Company Description

Fund services | Corporate | Capital markets | Private client | Regulatory & Compliance

We help clients succeed by unlocking new value through expertise, trust and scale. We deliver solutions that solve complex challenges faced by asset managers, financial institutions, corporates, high net-worth individuals and family offices.

With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, faster. We collaborate to win together, sharing successes and shaping the future of our global business. Our culture of support and recognition provides the tools and opportunities for you to grow, while unlocking the most value for our clients and making your mark with Ocorian.

Expertise: We deliver specialist, tech-enabled solutions for our clients grounded on deep industry expertise.

Trust: We’re a trusted partner to over 8,000 clients globally. We are proud to have long-lasting partnerships with our clients.

Scale: With more than 1,500 colleagues, we operate across 20+ countries, our scale enables us to support our clients globally and locally, providing a seamless client experience across borders and service lines.

Job Description

To accurately process accounting records and prepare semi-complex financial statements and management accounts in accordance with the designated accounting framework(s). To review the work of and provide guidance to the Juniors.

Main Responsibilities

  • To conduct the following within prescribed deadlines :
  • Review bookkeeping entries required for producing financial statements and management accounts for semi-complex clients;
  • Perform bank, investment and any other reconciliations;
  • Review VAT returns for clients;
  • Provide accounting support and assist with ad-hoc projects as may be required from time to time;
  • Prepare annual financial statements in accordance with appropriate accounting standards and, management accounts from the accounting records of the semi-complex client entities;
  • Review the work of and provide guidance to the Junior Accountant(s) and Assistant Accountant(s) whenever required;
  • Liaise with the appointed Auditors to complete the audit of financial statements in accordance with defined timetables;
  • Assist the Assistant Manager, providing daily support as requested. This will include but may not be limited to;
  • Support the on-going development of the team through involvement in the coaching, training and motivation of team members with supervision and guidance from the Assistant Manager;
  • Provide accounting service to clients in various jurisdictions within the Ocorian Group.

Qualifications Required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in preparing client accounts
  • Basic knowledge of IFRS. Knowledge of UK GAAP and other relevant accounting frameworks is an advantage
  • Experience with Navision is desirable
  • Well versed in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • ACCA/ACA fully qualified and/or be experienced by virtue of relevant experience
  • Finance Industry and or Accounting/Auditing experience within or with exposure to the Private Client/Real Estate environment is desirable

Competencies

  • Strong technical skills in accounting field
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Solid organisational skills (able to work using own initiative, control own work load and prioritise matters as appropriate)
  • Ability to work methodically and accurately
  • Excellent team player
  • Flexible, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Ambitious to learn and be challenged
  • Detailed oriented
  • Committed to quality and delivering on time
  • Effective problem solver

Additional Information

All staff are expected to embody our core values that underpin everything that we do and that reflect the skills and behaviours we all need to be successful. These are: 

  • We are CLIENT CENTRIC – Clients are at the centre of our world, and we’re committed to providing expertise and specialist solutions to meet their most complex challenges.
  • We are AMBITIOUS – We aim high. We think and act globally, seizing every opportunity to delight our clients and support our colleagues - wherever in the world they may be.
  • We are AGILE – We act on our initiative to get things done for our clients. Our independence gives us the flexibility and freedom to keep things simple, efficient and effective.
  • We are COLLABORATIVE – With a curious mindset, we ask the right questions to get to the right solution, for our clients faster. We collaborate to win together and share our successes.
  • We are ETHICAL – We behave with integrity at all times and assume positive intent, building trust through responsible actions and honest relationships.

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

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