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Company Description

Our Fiduciary Services team at Standard Bank Trust (Mauritius) which is part of the Standard Bank Group a leading Africa-focused financial services group, and an innovative player on the global stage, that offers a variety of career-enhancing opportunities – plus the chance to work alongside some of the sector’s most talented, motivated professionals. Our clients range from individuals, to businesses of all sizes, high net worth families and large multinational corporates and institutions. We’re passionate about creating growth in Africa. Bringing true, meaningful value to our clients and the communities we serve and creating a real sense of purpose for you.

Job Description

To supervise the Trust Accounting Team to provide efficient and accurate accounting services for the Trust Company and its clients while ensuring that the quality of work that is produced by the Accounting team is consistently of a high quality and is compliant with all the regulatory... requirements to maintain high client service levels


Minimum Qualifications
• Fully Qualified in Accounting and/ or Finance

Experience Required
• At least 6 years’ experience in financial accounting, preparation of statutory accounts and Mauritius tax .
• A knowledge of international tax will be an advantage.
• Participate in the development of junior staff and the operational plan to attain overall fiduciary service objectives.
• Dynamic, strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Excellent planning, analytical skills with strong attention to details.

Additional Information

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide the required advice to the team regarding all tax related matters to ensure that all relevant tax requirements are handled timeously and in line with legislative standards.
• Oversee and guide the accounting team to ensure that proper accounting records are kept, tax computation reconciles to the general ledgers , and financial statements are prepared in compliance with the relevant standards.
• Contribute to the development of the operational plan for the Trust Accounting department that will enable the department to efficiently and effectively contribute to the attainment of the overall Fiduciary service objectives and maintain high levels of client service.
• Ensure that accounting records are prepared and maintained in line with the relevant policies and general accounting principles and ensure that subordinate ledgers reconcile with the general ledger to ensure that records are accurate.
• Contribute to the development of Trust Shared Service Accounts by identifying potential accounting functions that could be carried out by the Accounts team to increase the profitability of the department.
• Review and evaluate trends in accounting issues to identify gaps and areas of improvement and suggest improvements that will enable the function to deliver a high-quality service.
• Maintain an awareness of and comply with all regulations, laws, policies, procedures and standard that govern the accounting profession, particularly relating to anti-money laundering, assist with staff queries in relation to the regulatory frameworks to ensure individual and organisational compliance and reduce the organisation’s exposure to money laundering and other non-compliance risks

Technical Competencies:
• Financial and Accounting Control
• Interpreting Financial Statements
• Preparing Financial Statements
• Risk/ Reward Thinking
• Understanding GAAP


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