Financial Accountant / Financial Data Analyst

  • Permanent
  • EE/AA: Open
  • Century City, Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

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Our Client a leading employee benefits company is looking for a Financial Data Analyst/Senior Financial Accountant to provide accurate and data-based information on company’s profitability, solvency, stability and liquidity.

Financial Accountant Financial Data Analyst Century City

Our Client a leading employee benefits company is looking for a Financial Data Analyst/Senior Financial Accountant to provide accurate and data-based information on company’s profitability, solvency, stability and liquidity.

Research and analyze financial information to help the company make well-informed decisions, write reports and monitor financial movements.

Responsibilities:

  • Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts etc) considering the company’s goals and financial standing
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis
  • Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
  • Identify trends, advise the company and recommend actions to a the senior financial analyst based on sound analysis
  • Track and determine financial status by analysing actual results in comparison with forecasts
  • Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data
  • Gain and update job knowledge to remain informed about novelty in the field
  • Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope
  • Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics or related field
  • CA (SA) / CPA / Equivalent
  • Minimum 3-year post qualification experience

Required Experience:

  • Solid accounting skills
  • Proven working experience as a finance analyst
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications
  • Hands-on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
  • Well informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, money market and business environments

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