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Trade Accountant(B Comm Degree/Commodity Trading Industry/ Advanced VBA Knowledge)

Sandton, Johannesburg
Reference: VN0122
 
Company Background:
Our client has emerged as one of Africa’s largest and most respected traders in the agricultural products, having supply chains across sub-Sharan Africa, North America, Europe, Middle East and South East Asian Countries. Annually moving almost five Million Metric Tonnes of Agricultural Commodities around the world and directly employs more than 7000 people globally. They specialize in cashews, oilseeds, sugar, coffee, pulse, wheat, fertilizer, rice, maize and sesame seeds.
 
Job Description:
Reporting to the Finance Executive, the accountant will play an active and key role within the finance function of the Exchange Traded Commodities Vertical with responsibilities for the Finance Operations in Mauritius.
 
Responsibilities:
· Responsible for preparing and reporting the daily position and daily P&L for the commodity trading business
· Take Ownership to the design and implementing the daily position and P&L reporting process
·  Work Closely with the trade
·  Analyse positions and P&L to explain the reported result
·  Apply a systematic problem- solving approach to identify causes and explore alternatives and recommend the best course of action to resolve the problem now and into the future.
· Month end reconciliation to management accounts
· Drive continuous improvement of the processes
· Support the accounting and reporting team with improving the month end reporting process
· Ad-hoc projects and tasks are required
 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
· B Comm Degree
· Minimum of 2 to 4 years relevant experience in a similar role in the commodity trading industry
· Advanced Knowledge of Microsoft Office, ( emphasis on Microsoft Excel), Advanced VBA Knowledge is beneficial
· Strong Change Management and analytical skills
· Strong imitative and ability to manage multiple assignments
· Ability to complete projects timely
· Excellent Communication skills and able to work well with remote teams
· Must be detailed oriented with strong analytical skills
· Ability to work well with others in a fast paced and dynamic environment
· The role requires a hands-on individual  who can work independently
· Consummate Professional with the highest integrity and ethical standards
· Accept Responsibility for resolving a problem to its conclusion
· Assist in the achievement and the on-going environment of business results
· Strive to achieve agreed deadlines and standards, especially when the going gets tough or the anticipated situation changes
· Proposing and implementing improvements to current finance and business processes
· Use systems and best practice to improve the overall operating environment 
 
Benefits and Contractual information
· Permanent
 
 
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Lisa Stroud | Senior Associate
CA Global Africa Recruitment
Tel: +27216599200
Email: lstroud@caglobalint.com
Website: www.caglobalint.com
 
 
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