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Client Accountant

Apply now Job no: 573495
Work type: Full time
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Categories: Client Accounting, Private Equity and Real Estate, Funds
Office Location: Cape Town

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About TMF Group
TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. Our 11 000+ experts and 125+ offices in 87 jurisdictions worldwide serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private clients and family offices, providing the combination of accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration, compliance and entity management services essential to global business success

Job Purpose

The role will be responsible for undertaking bookkeeping, accounting and reporting services for a portfolio of Private, Corporate and Employee Benefit Trust Client entities administered by TMF. The role holder will be required to undertake directed work and take responsibility for the achievement of the deadlines

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking the bookkeeping for a portfolio of private and corporate clients and conducting full, detailed reviews of own work prior to submission for review by the Senior Accountant
  • Demonstrating competence with all accounting work and progressing with more complex cases and an increased volume of work as knowledge of the entities and accounting standards (and professional studies) increases
  • Maintaining pro-active communication to ensure that the Accounting Manager is kept appraised of the status of all deliverables
  • Working closely with counterparts on other teams to ensure seamless and coordinated service delivery
  • Maintaining files in accordance with internal policies and procedures.
  • Proactively look to develop own skills within the wider business and assisting other teams
  • In addition to the duties listed above, the Client Accountant may be requested to perform any other ad hoc duties or projects as requested by the Accounting Manager

Professional Experience and Qualifications

  • 2-5 years’ experience in the financial services industry
  • Previous bookkeeping experience 
  • Have commenced or intends to commence study towards the completion of a professional accountancy qualification
  • Ability to plan and organize oneself to meet challenging deadlines
  • Ability to learn quickly and work within a team under the guidance of a manager /mentor

What's in it for you?
An exciting opportunity in an international company
Professional development opportunities as well as extensive individual further training opportunities, supported by our TMF Business Academy
A career within an ever evolving market
Flat hierarchies with direct contact to management and international exchange
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