Consolidations Financial Reporting Accountant (Contract)

Sapientis South Africa | Posted 5-11-2020

Johannesburg (Sales)


A leading global institution seeks a skilled, dynamic and commercially astute individual to join their team on an interim basis. You will undertake group consolidation and reporting, conduct Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and analytics, be part of mergers, acquisitions and disposals, and be involved with business controls and governance.

Must be able to start ASAP

You will need to meet the following requirements:

  • Possess a degree in accounting or finance.
  • Completed Articles non negotiable (eg TOPP OR TIPP articles)
  • Professional qualification (Chartered Accountant / ACCA) highly desirable
  • Consolidations and Group Reporting experience (non negotiable)
  • In-depth knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • In-depth knowledge of financial policies, procedures and processes
  • In-depth knowledge of the regulatory, statutory and compliance frameworks affecting area of responsibility
  • Knowledge of consolidation packages e.g. Hyperion, SAP, BW,COGNOS
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Advanced report writing skills

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Performing monthly and annual Group consolidation on EPM and Cognos
  • Consolidation of latest view/budgets
  • Preparing Group consolidated flash reports for Exco
  • Facilitating intercompany eliminations (Balance sheet – debtors, creditors, long-term borrowings, PPE transfers in/out; Income Statement – revenues, management fees) on reporting system
  • Performing month end calculations and updating of provisions, accruals, rates, sales and trading flash reports, trading profit, working capital tables and monthly reports
  • Contributing to performing analysis and insights on financials and operational drivers to provide as an input for strategy development sessions
  • Participating in the development of the global set of cascading performance measures that connect strategy to business execution

Location: Modderfontein, Gauteng
Duration: 4 – 6 months

To apply, please email your CV to info@sapientis.co.za (Reference: RQCA_Q_GP) in MS Word format, along with your availability / notice period. (Application deadline 9 November 2020)