Project Accountant – IPP – Energy – Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa
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Are you a self-sufficient Accountant who goes above and beyond your duties, ensuring the financial success of the firm at all times? Do you have a keen interest in the African energy industry and a background of 4-5 years of work experience in the power industry? We are looking for a senior accounting professional who is capable of ensuring parent and intermediary holdings accounts are efficiently maintained whilst coordinating investments in all subsidiary groups of a global energy provider focused on increasing energy access in Africa.
Our client is an IPP developer and financier working on projects across the African continent. With recent expansion into the Sub-Saharan region, this role is steeped in entrepreneurial excitement with the confident backing of an international energy leader. In this role, you will need to have a strong understanding of cashflow reporting and forecasting in the energy space, supplemented with adequate knowledge of corporate tax and auditing. Your core responsibilities will require you to prepare intermediary holdings budgets, parent budgets and consolidated budgets for the firm. As an innate problem solver, you will be able to calmly reconcile and update necessary investments as well as internal company agreements whilst dealing with important accounting issues revolving around IFRS 3, 9, 15, 16 and IAS 21. You will be able to efficiently direct group holdings audits and compile reports for subsidiary parties.
With opportunities for travel, working remotely and enticing benefits, this opportunity will allow you to balance the corporate lifestyle with the multicultural South African dream!

• ACA or ACCA qualified
• 4-5 years relevant work experience
• Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
• JD Edwards software competency
• Preferred work experience in the power industry
• Preferred fluency in French
• Able to travel