Accountant

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design the internal control systems, accounting and compliance procedures and processes;
  • Ensure adherence to Group policies and procedures, compliance with Financial Services Commission and Bank of Mauritius conditions of licence, guidelines and other regulatory requirements;
  • Develop dashboards and ensure relevant financial indicators/KPIs are provided to Management on a timely basis;
  • Design risk management tools to flag issues and devise mitigating strategies;
  • Maintain the general accounting system and records of the Companies and be in charge of the AP and AR cycles, ensuring completeness of revenue recognition;
  • Attend meetings with Heads of Operations to resolve issues as and when they arise;
  • Responsible for the accuracy, completeness and reliability of the accounting records and compliance with IFRS, Income Tax Act etc;
  • Prepare Group accounts, monthly management reports, quarterly reports to the Board and annual reports and ensure timely reporting to meet the Group standards and deadlines;
  • Ensure proper and timely filling of returns to the Bank of Mauritius and any other regulatory/supervisory bodies, as applicable;
  • Undertake all other statutory fillings including but not limited to income Tax. VAT, NPS, TDS;
  • Participate actively in the group’s investment projects;
  • Liaise and reporting to shareholders, regulators and other stakeholders;
  • Prepare budgets, forecasts, and other financial plans;
  • Monitor and manage bank balances and relationships with banks;
  • Manage, supervise and coach the Accounting team;
  • Oversee the payroll processing;
  • Attend board meetings;
  • Overview internal and external audit meetings;
  • Other cognate duties & responsibilities as may be agreed by both parties.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Degree in Accounting or Fully qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA)
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a managerial role
  • Proficient user of an accounting package, preferably Navision
  • External audit experience with Big 4 Firms and audit of banks and financial institutions would be an advantage
  • Organizational skills and ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Analytical skills, detail oriented and having a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

We thank all interested candidates to send their CV/Cover letter here, however only those matching the above criteria would be taken into consideration.

Nous invitons les candidats intéressés à envoyer leur CV et lettre de motivation ici. Seuls les candidats correspondant aux critères demandés seront appelés pour un entretien.

Please fill out form below if you are an interested candidate