Apex Group

Group Accountant, Finance

Apex Group
Cape Town, South Africa
Competitive salary
12 Jun 2024
12 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Group accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Group Accountan t,Finance

Role Location: South Africa

Department: Finance

Employment Type: Fulltime

The Role & Key Responsibilities:

Due to the continued expansion of the South Africa office, the finance department is actively seeking to recruit a Group Accountant to join the team. The accountant will be responsible for a number of entities within the group .

Key responsibilities

The brief description outlined above will involve the following specific duties:

Oversight of the timely month end close process for a number of legal entities, ensuring accounting is in line with Group and company policies.

Management of a number of the legal entity audits and ensuring timely submission of financial statements before regulatory deadlines.

Oversight of the production of number of the statutory financial statements

Oversight of the timely production of a number of the regulatory reports ensuring ongoing compliance with relevant regulatory capital requirements at all times

Oversight of payment procedures of a number of legal entities ensuring appropriate cash management at all times

Finance reporting to legal entity boards

Accounting support for billing and FP&A teams

Other duties as required

Skills Required:


Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

Good understanding and well-versed in accounting principles and concepts

0 - 2 years post article experience

High energy, inquisitive and engaged

Self-motivated, proactive, resilient, and resourceful

An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines

Ability to work under pressure

Ability to work on ones own initiative

Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, both verbal and written in English

Confident and credible partnering with stakeholders and sponsors to high level and driving broader business engagement in change


Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary

Interest in financial services eg , fund administration, banking

Creative thinker with aptitude for diagnosing problems/issues and proposing solutions

Experience with accounting/financial control mechanisms

Experience with procurement protocols

Additional information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour , nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants , physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit https://theapexgroup.com/csr-policy/

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