Group Accountant

Reference

FIN-GA-003

Company

ICG Medical

Contract Type

Permanent

Speciality

Finance

Town/City

Cape Town

Salary

Competitive

Benefits

Competitive and Market-related + annual performance bonus

Closing Date

29/11/2022

Purpose

This position reports to the Group Reporting, Tax and Treasury Manager. The position will support in the preparation of the Consolidated Group accounts, supporting performance / variance analysis, forecasts / budgeting with an emphasis on ensuring that financial records are kept appropriately and that reported results comply with accounting standards and relevant legislation.  As our Group Accountant, you’ll be expected to support the CFO on any group finance/accounting related matters.

The Group Accountant will work closely with our international finance teams and the Group’s senior management.  ICG Global has operations in APAC, UK, India, North America, South Africa and is growing at a fast pace.

Job Description

  • Assist in the consolidation of management accounts for management review of group financial results and position
  • Assist in the development of the Group Reporting pack introducing financial analysis/metrics/commentary
  • To assist in the development of quarterly forecasts and an annual budgeting process
  • To manage the month-end close and to work with the Group Reporting, Tax and Treasury Manager to streamline the month end process to substantially reduce the days
  • To assist in understanding the capabilities of the finance system and how to use it to automate our group reporting and ensure financial integrity/controls
  • Support treasury function
  • Involvement in transfer pricing out of UK/US and between group companies, including monthly intercompany reconciliation
  • Provide a high level of customer service within finance and to several business partners (i.e., Operations, HR, Sales and Marketing, etc.)
  • Review Balance Sheet account reconciliations, as required
  • Support the annual audit preparation
  • Support ad hoc tasks requested by Global Reporting, Tax and Treasury Manager, CFO and senior management team

Job Requirements

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with solid technical skills and ability to partner with commercial and operational stakeholders in a fast paced, growing international environment
  • Must be a self-starter, with an exemplary can-do, problem-solving attitude
  • Proven experience and track record in similar roles with over 3-5 years hands-on experience, preferable within a company in the professional services/recruitment industry
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to analyse data for better decision-making
  • A team player and excellent in communication across all levels of the organisation
  • Experience and good knowledge of IFRS, FRS102, Indirect/direct Tax
  • Competent English language (written and spoken)
  • Excel power-user
  • Experience in the accounting ERP – Navision/Business Central would be considered an advantage

Key relationships: Internal and external

  • Group Reporting, Tax and Treasury Manager and the CFO
  • Global finance team
  • Global HR and IT team
  • Departmental Leaders (Budget Owners)
  • External advisors

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