Group Financial Accountant // Contract



South Africa


An exceptional challenge must be met by exceptional people. Every day, we are inspired by the opportunity to collaborate and learn from our talented colleagues. Smart, passionate and driven, we take pride in what we do together, as JUMOnauts.

About this job

PLEASE NOTE this is a 5 month contract role

JUMO is a group of approximately 17 legal entities in different jurisdictions in Africa, Europe and Asia.  We’re looking for a Group Financial Accountant - this role is part of the Financial Management team, reporting into the Group Finance Manager and the role includes preparation of the Group’s annual financial statements in terms of IFRS requirements.

You will take responsibility for

  • Group reporting
  • Completion of annual statutory financial statements
  • Consolidations of financial statements across the Group
  • IFRS compliance
  • Review of reporting packs
  • Review of AFS data modelling.
  • Monthly reporting – consolidation & review trial balances across the Group
  • Updating for any changes in the group structure, and update R&D schedules and calculate monthly amortisation
  • Assist with the interpretation and communication of complex financial issues and concepts to all stakeholders
  • Statutory Reporting and audit preparation
  • Manage all required compliance reporting and submissions for regulated markets
  • Standardise reporting across entities

 You will need

  •  Qualified CA(SA) with at least 1-2 years post article experience
  • Excellent IFRS knowledge and comfortable with financial statement preparation, as well as consolidation preparation
  • Good experience in accounting standards
  • Excellent Excel skills (Power Queries/Pivots)
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written; skilled in the art of negotiation
  • Manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills

 Bonus if you have

  • Experience in the Financial technology sector
  • Experience working with data

We ask a lot of each other at JUMO, but we give a lot too.

You will love

  • Collaborating with smart, engaging people in an inspiring work environment
  • Working for impact
  • Growing and learning continuously, with loads of encouragement and support
  • Boldly taking risks as we navigate new challenges
  • Flexible work practices enabling your best delivery
  • Being autonomous and empowered to lead

Remote First

You will be based in South Africa.  We operate a remote first working approach where working remotely is our default way of working. We have co-working spaces available in Cape Town for collaboration and connection and for the use of those who value and want to work out of an office. You have flexibility where to work from, as long as you have access to a reliable connection and are set up to work remotely.

Diversity and Inclusion

At JUMO, we believe that diversity strengthens our teams and we strive in our recruitment process to create an environment where people from every background can collaborate and prosper and be themselves.

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