Group Finance Analyst

  • Initiate International
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mar 31, 2020
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Job Description

A multinational financial services company has a great job opportunity for a Group Finance Analyst to join their team in Johannesburg. This job is an essential part of the Group Finance team, supporting the technical accounting agenda across the globe.

Your key job responsibilities as the Group Finance Analyst in Johannesburg will include:

  • Help to provide best in class technical accounting advice, on areas of complexity and new business activities, identifying accounting risks to be mitigated and opportunities to be pursued
  • Facilitating internal discussions on key areas of financial judgements, propose recommended accounting treatment and support the Group M&A Technical Accounting Manager and Head of Group Financial Accounting and Reporting to conclude appropriately
  • Partner with the business to assess the impact from changes in accounting standards and/or from changes in business strategy
  • Researching technical accounting issues, and providing accounting support on complex business transactions
  • Provide support to regional and market finance teams on technical accounting matters when required
  • Assist with preparation of materials for Board, external audit and other meeting as required
  • Assist on other business projects as required

Requirements for this Group Finance Analyst job in Johannesburg:

  • Must be a Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience
  • Previous experience in a Technical Accounting role within industry
  • Proven experience of implementing new standards and/or putting in place best practices in technical accounting
  • Experience of working in a large multinational company
  • Happy to work autonomously
  • Excels at liaising with senior stakeholders