Our client is a Mauritius-based GBC 1 company that was set up to facilitate the business activities of Group subsidiaries such as financial reporting, procurement and HR. The company is seeking to recruit a Junior Accountant who will report to the Finance Manager.
Process transactions and maintain accounting records.
Reconcile accounts and perform monthly bank reconciliations.
Assist in preparation of monthly management accounts, annual financial statements and annual budgets/forecasts.
Preparation and submission of local monthly returns (such as VAT, PAYE, TDS) and ensuring filing deadlines are respected.
Liaise with Banks/MRA/auditors/company secretary as and when required.
Compile and consolidate weekly reports on inventory, cash flows and other KPIs for Mauritius and group divisions.
Assist in developing a tax compliance and planning function for Mauritius and group divisions.
Work with the rest of the finance team across the regional Group to improve business unit financial reporting and ensure
monthly close and forecast processes are managed timely and accurately.
Develop and maintain good relationships with group divisions.
Support and educate the businesses in understanding Head Office objectives and requirements.
Assist in establishing discipline across the group and ensure reporting deadlines are adhered to.
Assist in designing, developing and implementing efficiencies in the entire back office process, from sales orders to invoice collections.
Assist the Senior Accountant in developing the finance function in Mauritius as the Group expands and train new staff.
Assist the Senior Accountant with any other duties of the finance department.
what you need to know
Partly qualified ACCA or Accounting Degree holder, with a minimum of 2 years’ working experience.
Knowledge of Pastel Accounting Software would be a definite advantage.
Experience gained within a professional services firm or within a corporate organization.
Highly numerate, with experience of financial/business analysis.
Strong auditing and financial/management accounting skills.
Open mindset, accurate, persistent, innovative.
Energetic, driven, and ambitious.
Strongly proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
Ability to synthesize large amounts of data, identify key issues and communicate these issues both verbally and in written form to seniors.
Good inter-personal skills and able to work well in a small team.
Ability to quickly develop working relationships throughout the business.
A self-starter who can get on with the task in hand, who knows when to ask for assistance and when to communicate information and issues.
A high level of oral and written communication skills.
Ability to manage his/her time and prioritising tasks to a high standard to meet deadlines.