- Responsible for the preparation and accuracy of multiple US GAAP & Local GAAP balance sheets and profit & loss accounts. - Management of multiple month end close activities, including coordinating variance reviews with team members to validate the accuracy of reporting at a high level. - Review of the work of more junior team members, including during month end, review of journals prepared & submitted by more junior team members. - Review of black-line reconciliations prepared by team members to the standard required by Enterprise Wide Accounting Policies & Procedures Manual and review of desk level procedures. - Coordinating the preparation of actions plans / documenting issues of concern for areas of responsibility and working collaboratively with more senior management to bring them to conclusion. - Ability to review drafts of financial statements - Ability to manage multiple audit requirement listings for US GAAP & Local ledger(s) of responsibility, ensuring all items on the listing are prepared on time & to the required standard for the purposes of the external audit. Escalating for support as required - People management activities, i.e. monitoring attendance, productivity, performance, completing head to head meetings with team members to review assigned tasks & performance. Supporting supervisors in completing annual performance assessments & career development discussions. Planning & coordinating agenda for team meetings. - Ability to evaluate ledger compliance with US GAAP & Local GAAP methods including assessing unusual issues or complex matters.
Qualifications/Work Experience: - Undergraduate degree/diploma in accounting - 3-5 years work experience in a general ledger or related accounting function - Qualified in a professional accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CPA/CIMA – MASTERS LEVEL Professional Qualifications) preferred. - US GAAP experience/shared service environment preferred - Strong communication skills including excellent written communication.
For more information information contact Ashling Russell on 045 988 500