Ocorian Corporate Services Limited

Senior Accountant

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Location
Mauritius (MU)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
22 Sep 2021
Closes
22 Oct 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job title: Senior Accountant                           

Department: Client Accounting Solutions

Jurisdiction: Mauritius

Reporting to: Assistant Manager/Manager or any other designated person


Purpose of the job

Provide support and assistance to the Directors, Managers and Administrators.

To accurately process accounting records and prepare complex financial statements and management accounts in accordance with the designated accounting framework(s). To review the work of and coach the Accountant(s), Assistant Accountant(s) and/or Junior Accountant(s).


Main responsibilities

Conduct the following within prescribed deadlines:

  • Take responsibility for an allocated portfolio of clients
  • Prepare and post final bookkeeping entries required for producing financial statements and management accounts for more complex clients
  • Liaise with clients to ensure efficient delivery of output and meeting client service expectations
  • Provide support to the Client Accounting Solutions Management team on policies and processes to enable the team to work efficiently
  • Review simple to semi-complex client deliverables to assist the Assistant Manager/Manager when required
  • Review bank, investment and any other reconciliations of junior team members
  • Review VAT returns for clients as prepared by Accountant(s), Assistant Accountant(s)/ Junior Accountant(s). In addition, prepare VAT returns for more complex clients
  • Provide accounting support to Client Accounting staff and assist with ad-hoc projects as may be required from time to time
  • Prepare annual financial statements in accordance with appropriate accounting standards (US GAAP) and, management accounts from the accounting records of the complex client entities
  • Review the work of and provide guidance to the Accountant(s), Assistant Accountant(s) / Junior 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 / Manager and other members of management team, 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/Manager
  • Ensuring working papers and checklist for each deliverable is prepared & kept (in cases of reviewing work) to the required Ocorian standards and/or agreed upon procedures


Other responsibilities

  • Assist with ad hoc accounting tasks or projects as and when requested
  • Preparing budget for client deliverables
  • Escalating of any client matter/issue/complaint to the Assistant Manager/Manager promptly
  • Provide accounting service to clients in various jurisdictions within the Ocorian Group
  • Protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all information on Ocorian, its clients and employees at all times to safeguard the professional reputation of Ocorian, its employees and its clients.


Qualifications

  • ACCA/ACA fully qualified or be suitably qualified by virtue of relevant experience
  • Finance Industry and or Accounting/Auditing experience within or with exposure to the Private Client/Real Estate/Private Equity Investment holding or Capital Markets environment is desirable.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of preparing client accounts
  • Comprehensive knowledge of IFRS. Knowledge of US GAAP and other relevant accounting frameworks is an advantage
  • Experience with Navision and ValueFinancials is desirable
  • Well versed in Excel, Word and Outlook


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
  • Can lead and coach small team
  • Flexible, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Ambitious to learn and be challenged
  • Detailed oriented
  • Committed to quality and delivering on time
  • Effective problem solver

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