HRWise – Accountant Deadline 9th November, 2018

HRWise - Accountant Are you a qualified accountant, detail oriented, highly motivated and looking for an excellent opportunity to work with a growing international company? Our client, Helvetica Merchant Bank & Trust is in search of a candidate to fill the position of Accountant. The ideal candidate will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Accounting […]
HRWise - Accountant
Are you a qualified accountant, detail oriented, highly motivated and looking for an excellent opportunity to work with a growing international company? Our client, Helvetica Merchant Bank & Trust is in search of a candidate to fill the position of Accountant.
The ideal candidate will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Accounting department and ensure accurate analysis and preparation of financial reports.
Key Responsibilities will include the following:
  • Complete the bank and investment reconciliations and actively follow-up on all outstanding transactions
  • Ensure all revenues (both system generated and manual entries) are accurate and reflected in the accounts in accordance with IAS 18 and any other relevant IFRS
  • Review and ensure that FX rate calculations done for client transactions by Customer Service are accurate
  • Ensure that the Bank remains as perfectly hedged as possible with respect to all FX transactions
  • Prepare and maintain the Fixed Asset and pre-payment Registers and Schedule of Proprietary Investments
  • Prepare the management accounts and variance analyses for the same on a monthly basis
  • Prepare the monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly and early returns for the Regulators
  • Prepare the financial statements as at year - end for the annual audit
  • Co-ordinate the interim and annual external audits; liaise with the external auditors/regulators on same
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget for the Bank
  • Adhere to the Bank’s Compliance and other internal control policies
Skills & Experience:
  • BSc. Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Banking or equivalent
  • ACCA,CPA or CGA certification
  • At lest 5 years’ experience in a similar role within Accounting, Audit, Finance or related area, preferably within the financial services sector or audit firm
  • Sound knowledge of the IFRSs, particularly the application of IFRS 9
  • Experience in investments, working towards the attainment of the CFP or CFA would be an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of and proficiency in MS Office Suite and key accounting software
  • At least 1 years’ experience in a supervisory role
Personal Characteristics
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-based environment
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Attention to detail and deadline-oriented
  • Highly motivated, professional and results oriented
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
If you meet these requirements, and are looking for an excellent career opportunity, please send your resume, cover letter and certified copies of certificates to info@hrwiseinc.com with the subject “Vacancy - Accountant”.
Applications should be addressed to The Managing Director, HRWise Inc. and submitted by 9th November, 2018

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