Role details

Chief Accountant / Global Pharma Company

Mauritius   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Listed company with huge growth globally
  • International scope

About Our Client

Our client is a leading healthcare player, they are a global manufacturer of branded and generic pharmaceutical products as well as infant nutritionals and consumer healthcare products in selected countries.

They are listed with over 10000 employees and their products are available in more than 150 countries. Mauritius is their holding company for their international businesses.

From Mauritius, they manage and maintain the intellectual property rights, regulatory and commercialization strategy of branded products known as the Global Brands as well as performing all of the procurement and supply related operations.

They are seeking for a talented Leader with at least 8 years of Accounting Industrial experience who can navigate in a complex (multiple currencies and geographies) and fast-paced environment.

This Accounting Team Lead will be based in Mauritius.

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Finance, you will lead a team to produce periodic and annual financial & managemet reporting. Your team will heavily support the Global Supply Chain and Commercial department.

Your key responsabilities will include:

  • Managing a team of 4+ staff. Coaching and training team members,
  • Co-ordinating and supervising month end close,
  • Preparation of monthly accounting pack/financial reports under Cognos,
  • Preparation of annual statements under IFRS,
  • Preparation of discounted cash flow models for intellectual property impairments,
  • Co-ordinating internal and external audit assignments,
  • Design and maintenance of Internal controls and processes,
  • Continous improvement of productivity and processses,
  • ERP implementation

The Successful Applicant

  • ACCA qualified or equivalent
  • Industrial experience (not Services industry)
  • Minimum of 8 years of of Accounting experience
  • Leadership experience is essential
  • High level of energy and commitment
  • English if a must - French is a plus

What's on Offer

A great opportunity to work on a global role based in Mauritius. Our client is growing locally, regionally and globally hence they are providing excellent career opportunities.

The company will take charge of the relocation package.

Mauritius is known to be multi-lingual, multi-cultural and multi-ethnic and it will be great to form part of it.

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