Graduate Accountant - Investment Accounting

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Title: Graduate Accountant - Investment Accounting
Reference No: HRL12-18
Location: Suva
Type: Full-Time

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced personnel for the above position reporting to the Manager Investment Accounting and based at Level 5 BSP Life Centre, Thomson Street, Suva.

Job Summary

This person will support the Manager Investment Accounting in carrying out the investment and property accounting function for BSP Life (Fiji) Limited and BSP Health Care (Fiji) Limited including preparation of monthly investment management reports, assist in driving investment income budgets, performing General Ledger Reconciliations, assist in performing statutory reporting and assist in management of the Fixed Asset Register.


  1. Assist in the timely preparation of BSP Life Group's monthly investment accounts. This also involves ensuring allocated journals are processed accurately into the General Ledger on a monthly basis.
  2. Assist in the preparation of BSP Life Group's monthly investment management reports. This includes doing management reporting for EXCO, BSP PNG and statutory reporting to RBF and FRCS.
  3. Ensure assigned GL reconciliations are completed within agreed timelines. Any discrepancy is to be reported to the Manager Investment Accounting and ensure RAF is sent on a monthly basis.
  4. Assist Manager Investment Accounting in managing the property accounting function for Suva Private Hospital and Suva Central Limited. This includes (but not limited to) doing monthly management reports, managing the daily AR and AP functions of these companies, doing monthly VAT and PT return lodgement, doing cash flow forecast, annual budgets, doing annual tax return lodgements, preparing the financial statement and managing the external audits.
  5. Assist in the preparation of Investment and Properties operational expense and revenue budgets on annual basis. Also prepare forecast for each quarter or as directed by higher management. Ensure that the detailed investment revenue budget incorporates all the investment strategies and are in line with the mandate.
  6. Perform detailed building profitability analysis on a monthly basis.
  7. Assist in managing BSP Life's Fixed Assets register to ensure assets are properly recorded and reported to the management of the Group.
  8. Assist in the management of the company's chart of accounts and other accounting modules on Timberline.
  9. Assist the Manager Investment Accounting in managing the internal and external audit of the department.
  10. Develop and update/review departmental policies and procedures to ensure they are up to date at all times.
  11. Assist in any adhoc task assigned by the Manager Investment Accounting, Financial Controller or the Chief Financial Officer.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • A Degree in Accounting and/or Finance with at least one year relevant practical work experience in a related financial / accounting roles;
  • Member of FIA or other internationally recognised accounting body is desirable;
  • Intermediate technical skills in Industry Knowledge;
  • Intermediate Numeracy /Financial technical skills;
  • Intermediate technical skills in Compliance/Legislation;
  • Good planning skills, time management and organizing ability;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

This is a demanding yet satisfying role within a growing organization and an appropriate salary package will be negotiated to secure a high calibre candidate.

Applications including detailed CVs should be marked addressed as follows:-


"Graduate Accountant - Investment Accounting"

The Head of Human Resources

BSP Life (Fiji) Limited

Level 7 BSP Life Centre

Thomson Street

Private Mail Bag

Applications may also be emailed to

Applications close at 4pm on Friday 22 June 2018.

Date Posted: 06/06/2018