Accounts Officer

  • Renesis Financial Services Limited
  • Port Louis, Mauritius
  • 27/09/2019
Full time Accounting Admin-Clerical

Job Description

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

The Accounting officer will manage on a daily basis a portfolio of Mauritius companies under the supervision of the Financial Controller. He will be responsible for the accounting and day-to-day administration of the domestic and offshore structures. He will also need to have expertise for review of accounting tasks of junior accounts officer.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing day to day accounting entries for a dedicated client’s portfolio;
  • Preparing financial statements on a monthly basis.
  • Assisting in FSC surveys
  • Ensuring tax and other returns are done as per deadlines of respective companies
  • Preparing tax and VAT returns;
  • Working closely with operations team for filing of all documents in physical files and also in soft version.
  • Ability to supervise and delegate tasks to junior staffs
  • Ability to review financials and liaise with auditors, clients and authorities
  • Ability to train junior staffs
  • Up to date with latest rules and regulations and ensuring all companies under portfolio are in compliance.
  • Ability to work on quick books or other accounting software’s

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance, ACCA holder
  • Relevant experience (Minimum 2-3 years) as an Accountant in a similar environment or in an audit firm.
  • Knowledge on GBC, Investment advisors, Investment Dealers, PCC, Funds and Trust structures.
  • Ability to prepare and assist in accounts and tax returns for domestic companies.
  • Fluent in French and English
  • Well versed with Income tax Act and other regulations
  • Excellent MS office skills
  • Good communication skills and ability to have meetings with client
  • Good strong management and control skills to meet deadlines.
  • Professional and precise personality and able to deliver assistance without much supervision.
  • Less dependent and ability to manage a team