Financial Analyst

  • Initiate International
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Mar 22, 2020
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Job Description

A global leader in quantitative and qualitative market research have a great job opportunity for a Financial Analystto join their team in Cape Town. You must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be self-motivated and possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with relevant experience working in a corporate finance setting. Does this job seem like the perfect challenge? Keep reading!

Your key job responsibilities as the Financial Analyst in Cape Town will include:

  • Prepare regularly recurring reports on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Support Accounting with coding and processing invoices and purchase orders
  • Follow up and allocation of the Global Service Line invoice and Budgets (R&D, T&E)
  • Assist with preparation of monthly financial reporting including variance analysis of current period, year-to-date, and against budget
  • Ad hoc reporting and preparation of decks for the Service Line Boards
  • Make sure the finance system is accurate and correct it if needed (pipeline, coding of products, etc.)

Requirements for this Financial Analyst job in Cape Town:

  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2 years plus experience in corporate finance and/or accounting
  • Computer Systems proficiency is necessary and a high competency level with Excel (being able to do VBA Macros) Word & PowerPoint is essential
  • The ability to efficiently and effectively analyze large amounts of data
  • Focused and proactive with the ability to work independently while contributing to team initiatives
  • Strong analytical skills and effective verbal and written communication skills must be demonstrated
  • Data savvy with a strong attention to detail and accuracy