Technical Accountant Job Vacancy at Guardrisk

Full Time

Website Guardrisk

Guardrisk is the undisputed market leader in cell captive insurance and risk solutions

Technical Accountant Job Vacancy at Guardrisk

Role Purpose

To gain a complete understanding of IFRS 17 and Guardrisk to ensure successful implementation of IFRS 17 across the Guardrisk entities when the standard become effective.


  • Bcom Accounting
  • CA(SA
  • Experience within articles in Insurance industry
  • Basic understanding of IFRS 17
  • General understanding of industry, statutory guidelines, and insurance law

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working closely with IFRS 17 specialist and MMH group to ensure that IFRS 17 implementation project in terms of standard
  • Provide training to Guardrisk on IFRS 17
  • Assist in the implementation of IFRS 17 at Guardrisk with assistance from IFRS 17 specialist
  • Prepare SAM quarterly and annual returns
  • Prepare annual financial statements on an IFRS basis
  • Support portfolio accountants with technical queries
  • Preparation and approval of payment instructions
  • Identify and report where necessary or resolve if possible respective accounting or reporting issues
  • Provide portfolio support and management by working closely with the portfolio managers and other colleagues (especially the actuarial function)
  • Assist with special projects assigned with the group
  • Contribute to the enhancement of systems and processes issues in order to enhance financial management with Guardrisk and to contribute to the client reporting
  • Continuously develop own expertise in terms of professional, industry and legislation knowledge
  • Contribute to continuous innovation through the development, sharing and implementation of new ideas
  • Take ownership for driving career development
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and internal and external stakeholders
  • Participate and contribute to a culture which build rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service within the organisation

Technical Accountant Job Vacancy at Guardrisk


  • Analytical
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaboration

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