University Qualified (Bachelor of Commerce)
Strong academic background 1st /2nd class honours, minimum bachelor degree from a reputable institution
Big 4 firms experience
5 to 8 years of work experience
Experience in financial reporting role, i.e. month-end closure including Balance sheet control and IFRS reporting at Legal Entity
Experience of having employed in Corporate or IB environment
Strong control mindset.
Strong stakeholder engagement skills and understanding their requirements for effective execution
Enthusiastic, motivated, self-starter, pro active and a team player.
Good IT System skills;
Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communicator. Desire to provide top quality service to internal stakeholders from different areas of the firm /geographies
Willingness and ability to take ownership of issues and manage through to a successful resolution.
Eye for detail and exception track record in managing and resolving conflict situations
Ability to negotiate and influence senior management across the businesses
Ability to build strong partnerships across the business with excellent stakeholder management
Strong IFRS knowledge and its implications
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with ability to think outside the box.
Strong knowledge of financial statement disclosure
Experience of working in SAP financial accounting or investment banking middle-office / back-office accounting and settlement systems.