Working in the Financial Accounting team to ensure that : Financial systems are implemented to provide timely, accurate and relevant information for end usersStrong working relationships are developed with end users such that their information requirements are clearly understood and implemented.
All month-end accounting procedures are completed and that month-end close-off and reporting is achieved within Group close-off deadlines.
Appropriate internal controls are implemented commensurate with the operating environment
Control all processing and reconciliation activities.
Preparation of statutory financial statements in accordance with appropriate accounting standards, legislation and corporate policies / procedures.
Co-ordinate the external and internal audit process.
Ensure compliance with the Corporate reporting deadlines.
Positively contribute, through strong leadership, and adherence to the company s Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.
Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Undergraduate degree in accounting / finance or related field.
Postgraduate qualifications desirable (eg. CPA, MBA)
Possess a minimum of 5 years relevant financial accounting experience
Experience in a large public accounting practice is highly desirable
A strong supervisory background with proven ability to train and mentor staff
High degree of computer literacy
Experience with JD Edwards and Hyperion software will be highly regarded, but is not essential.
Must be proficient in Microsoft application software (particularly Excel and Word).
Must be able to organize and prioritize work, and be able to meet tight deadlines, without compromising on attention to detail.
Ability to work well under pressure and deliver results.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders.
Advanced Spanish and English language skills written and spoken
Firm commitment to safe work practices