Senior Accountant

Up to $80K USD

About the opportunity

IDEAL role for an audit senior looking to leave public practice and learn internal finance as an Assistant Financial Controller. Exceedingly rare opportunity.

The Assistant Financial Controller will serve in our global finance department as an integral part of the team. The successful candidate will prepare the monthly and quarterly global financial reports and run global reallocations on monthly basis. The successful candidate will be involved in the global annual budgeting process, year end audits and preparation of audited financial statements for multiple legal entities, including stand alone and consolidated structures. Experience with consolidations including foreign currencies will be an advantage. He/she will also be involved in various projects such as: global indirect tax and transfer pricing initiatives, global restructuring, global systems and reporting as well as other ad-hoc analysis.

About you

Qualified accountant with three to five years experience in Big 4 external audit.  Project oriented with a thirst for detail.

The successful candidate will be required to lead various initiatives or work as part of a project team and as such must possess strong organisational and project management skills. Proven effectiveness in working with large teams across multiple jurisdictions and time zones is an advantage for the role.

The successful candidate will have completed an internationally recognised accounting or financial industry designation (e.g. CPA, ACA or ACCA). For the role, he/she will have a minimum of two years post qualified experience and preferably three years Big 4 external audit experience. In addition, relevant industry experience with a leading professional services company would be an advantage.

The successful candidate must possess excellent time management, interpersonal and communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel. The willingness to work overtime on short notice is essential.

Other key skills and competencies for the role include strong knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (mainly IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements) and a strong understanding of structured finance companies and hedge funds is preferred.

Closing date for applications is May 25th, 2018

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