Assistant Manager, Accounts

Private Client | South Africa

Assistant Manager, Accounts

Assistant Manager, Accounts

Job title

Private Client

Private Client

Business division

South Africa

South Africa


Role summary

The Accountant will join a growing team providing a full suite of accounting and financial reporting services to our Private clients. The role will be weighted towards trust and company accounting activities, but will include financial reporting and basic tax compliance duties, such that the candidate is involved in all aspects of accounting services to our portfolio of Private clients.

Key responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day accounting services, ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures;
  • Ensuring that all day-to-day matters required to be completed are performed in a timely and satisfactory manner;
  • Working with the administration team as required for the performance of duties;
  • Review of VAT returns as required;
  • Preparation and review of Management Accounts and Financial Statements in accordance with IFRS and UK GAAP as required;
  • Active involvement for audit planning and implementing appropriate completion milestones.
  • Within the accounting team contribute to the continuous improvement of the accounting process designed to provide the highest level of service to our clients;
  • Accurate time recording and
  • Perform other duties to support the Manager and team as may be necessary from time-to-time.

Skills / experience requirements

  • Professional accountancy qualification – ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • Good working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Understanding of the Companies Act with respect to accounting and audit requirements and
  • Motivated and driven.

Next steps

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  • About us

    SANNE is a leading global provider of alternative fund and corporate administration services.

  • Our services

    SANNE provides clients across the globe with a wide range of complementary business services, focused on two core areas: alternative asset services and corporate and private client services.

  • Our approach

    We understand that each client relationship has a unique set of requirements and expectations; that is why our client service teams are handpicked and tailored to fit the specific and evolving needs of each client.

  • Thought leadership

    At SANNE, we collaborate and share our knowledge and best practice with those we value. These are the things that make the difference.

  • Our people

    We work with talented people. It’s their deep expertise, knowledge and collaborative nature that differentiates us. We see things differently.

  • Global locations

    Our offices are spread across three global regions: The Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific & Mauritius.