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  • Posted: Sep 2, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Here at Yoco we want to make it easier for small business owners to do business. We’re all about simplifying the complicated things so that they’re smooth, easy and clever where it matters most - your sales. Our mobile card readers allow you to accept payments when and where you need to, by connecting to your smartphone or tablet. Our free busi...
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    Group Reporting Specialist

    About the Job

    We believe in a world where independent endeavour thrives and there is no end to opportunity. We are an African technology company made up of over 200 team members globally. All with a bias for boldness, and a passion for simple, progressive solutions.


    Founded in 2015, Yoco is now the payments provider for over 150 000 business owners and consistently processes over R1 billion in transactions every month.

    We are looking for a self-motivated, structured and resourceful Group Reporting Specialist to join our Finance team. This opportunity will allow you to join a well-established and supportive team focused on continuous improvement and high performance.

    This role is an integral part of the finance function to ensure compliance with statutory, regulatory and financial reporting requirements within the group. The role will focus on financial consolidation, IFRS compliance across the group, working with multiple currencies, tax research in new regions and transfer pricing.



    Key Responsibilities:

    • Prepare consolidated group accounts on a monthly basis in line with IFRS requirements

    • Build out the group accounting function and processes required to report to Head Office

    • Set up entities in new regions for group financial reporting as well as local statutory compliance

    • Manage transfer pricing compliance

    • Manage intercompany accounting including billing, invoicing and banking

    • Loan and trade account reconciliations

    • Assist in the preparation of management accounts including posting of journal entries during month end/quarterly/annual reporting

    • Review and implement standard operating processes in line with finance best practices

    • Assist with implementation, monitoring and continuous development of our range of accounting tools

    • Drive automation and improvement of financial reporting



    Key requirements to perform responsibilities:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance

    • Experience working in a Commercial Finance team (3 - 5 years)

    • Experience with group consolidations

    • Experience working with multiple currencies and entities

    • Advanced Excel and Google Suite skills

    • Maintain excellent general ledger working practices

    • Must have a passion for accurate and complete financial reporting

    • Professional communication skills

    • Ability to work independently and remotely while also part of a team

    • Have a broad set of skills while still being able to up-skill yourself in new areas quickly and comfortably

    • Fantastic customer service ethic, high expectations for quality and attention to detail

    • Self-directed, willing to experiment and not afraid to fail

    • You don't mind getting your hands dirty


    Bonus points:

    • Experience with accounting system conversion and system change management

    • Experience using cloud accounting software

    • Experience working with CaseWare Financials

    • Professional Accounting Qualification (CA, CIMA, SAIPA)

    • Experience with group restructures

    • Experience in banking, payments or financial services

    • Experience in a fintech environment



    The Yoco formula is a validated approach to work and a set of behaviours that create maximum value for our customers and help us grow.

    Core Values - Our way of working to create value & grow.

    • Stay Connected

    • Make Space to Explore

    • Keep it Simple

    • Master your Craft


    Leadership Principles - How we show up, engage, treat each other

    • Get to know each other personally

    • Say what you think and challenge me directly

    • Be courageous and focus forward

    • Don’t let ego get in the way

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Yoco on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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