Do you thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment? Are you a skilled financial professional with a passion for challenging the status quo and driving positive change?

If so, then this exciting opportunity at a leading South African Life Insurer could be the perfect fit for you! We are searching for a talented and ambitious Financial Reporting Specialist to join a dynamic team and play a key role in shaping the future of the business.


In this role, you will:

  • Champion rigorous financial reporting: Prepare IFRS-compliant reports for internal and external stakeholders, including the Group Board, EXCO, and auditors.
  • Deliver insightful analysis: Uncover meaningful trends and insights from financial metrics, contributing to informed decision-making at all levels.
  • Navigate the regulatory landscape: Manage quarterly and annual regulatory submissions, collaborating with actuarial and tax teams to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain payroll accuracy: Review payroll data, track staff costs, and contribute to BBBEE reporting.
  • Lead and mentor: Oversee the accuracy of general ledger entries and reconciliations, ensuring adherence to cost allocation frameworks.
  • Embrace innovation: Be part of a forward-thinking team that continuously seeks to improve financial reporting processes and contribute to the company’s growth.

To be successful, you will possess:

  • A Chartered Accountant (SA) designation or equivalent qualification.
  • Solid financial reporting expertise: A strong understanding of IFRS and the ability to prepare comprehensive financial statements and reports.
  • Analytical prowess: You can dissect complex financial data, identify trends, and translate them into actionable insights.
  • Technical proficiency: You are highly skilled in Excel and comfortable working with financial services industry software.
  • Leadership qualities: Your ability to review, mentor, and ensure accuracy will be instrumental in the team’s success.
  • Exceptional communication: You can clearly and concisely present financial information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience in the insurance or financial services industry is a plus.

This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive Life Insurer and make a real impact on the company’s future. If you are a results-oriented financial professional who thrives in a dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply!

Location: Cape Town or Gauteng

To apply, please send a detailed CV to (Reference FRA_TJ_WP)