Finance Manager urgently wanted: APPLY HERE


Finance Manager urgently wanted: APPLY HERE

To ensure accuracy of the monthly results, ensure ICS is fully in place, maintain the QMS, Group reporting in HFM (Actual, NOA, SBU, IFRS, Budgets, Forecasts), provide statistics/reports as requested from top management /Group and assist Regional Financial Controller with designated tasks.

§ Southern African entities (South Africa, DRC, Zambia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana)
§ Ensure that before the monthly management accounts are closed, that a review of balance sheet accounts and PL have been done and adjustments referred to GL Manager to process.
§ Review and sign off all direct reports reconciliations.
§ Prepare all reports required internally and by the Group on monthly basis as requested (details by cost centre of results by business for example).
§ Ensure that all the checklists for direct reports are signed off monthly.
§ Responsible for updating all procedures and registering thereof on Sharepoint or shared folder.
§ Ensure that ICS Matrices are up to date and walk through to ensure that they are being complied with.
§ Liaise with Training manager with all systems updates (interfaces, new applications) in order to ensure they are all aligned to the finance requirements.
§ Ensure all the Secretarial documentation for all companies are updated and filed.
§ Review all Treasury matters such as Forward Contracts and Loans.
§ Ensure all bank reconciliations are fully reconciled and up to date and that unprocessed items are cleared promptly.
§ Prepare and submit HFM reports (Financial, IFRS, NOA, Forecasts) as per deadlines set by Africa Regional Controller. This role is shared with the GL Manager.
§ Assist with providing analytical information to business and Group as required.
§ Performance management of direct reports and day to day management of the Finance department
§ Review and sign off Supplier contracts and vendor applications according to the levels of authority matrix.
§ Backup of the GL Manager to release/verify all payments daily on the Citibank platform.
§ In the procurement cycle, responsible to sign off the suppliers and bank details loaded into SUN.
§ Assist the Regional Financial Controller in finalizing and submitting budgets.
§ Perform first review of all capex investments received from region before Regional Financial Controller final review.
§ Sign off all Capex requisitions submitted by business.
§ Review capex approved and spend versus the budget for the year. Also here note tracking of LP, BD and BM.
§ Assisting Regional Financial Controller with the AFS preparation and ensure all updates/reviews are aligned to DTT adjustments before Regional Financial Controller and MD sign off.
§ Adhoc assignments
§ Report on sustainability for the group of companies.
§ Approval of credit limits and risk acceptance for existing and new clients.

§ Finance qualification
§ 5 years experience with financial management
§ Accounting qualification
§ Sun5 and Vision for accounting Sunsystems computer applications preferable.
§ Ability to administer new applications
§ Proficient on MS Office applications, especially Excel.
§ Ability to analyse financial systems requirements and provide recommendations.
§ Management and Managing Conflict skills
§ Fluent English
Required Skills and Attributes
Must be able to work independently and co-ordinate several activities simultaneously.

Must be able to work under pressure and meet the tight reporting deadlines.
Good communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills. A team player, who is able to address queries promptly and confidently from Local and Group management.

§ Acts quickly and decisively – able to make tough calls.
§ Acts ethically and with integrity
§ Must be fully conversant with the GFM (Group Financial Manual) as well as all local procedures and working instructions.

Additional requirements
International Group experience would be a plus understanding complexities and managing multiple entities.
Able to prepare financial statements per IFRS as well as consolidations.
Innovative – avid player in finance transformation.
Business partner – collaboration between finance and the business (some operational exposure is essential and not purely number crunching)
Ability to work under pressure and able to put in a lot of extra hours for the tight deadlines
Previously managed a team
Good communication skills
Financial analytical former experience – interpretation of financial reports, not only accounting.
Experience in internal controls and risk assessment.

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Source: Indeed

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