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Job Title
Finance & Operations Manager
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience
5 to 7 years
Salary
Negotiable
Job Published
05 April 2022
Job Reference No.
1025757895

Job Description

Our client is seeking an experienced Finance & Operations Manager to take responsibility for the planning, implementation, managing, and running of all the finance activities. This would include operational management, accounting, and accounting controls of the various entities within the company, To evolve the strategic planning and long-term financial goals of the Group.

This is a fantastic opportunity where growth and challenges are guaranteed.

If you would like to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where opportunities are endless, then apply now!

 

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Leadership, Direction & Management

  • Provide leadership, direction, and management of the finance and accounting teams consisting of 12 staff.
  • All operations matters, work as part of the Senior Management Team to contribute financial and operational expertise in the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies, practices, etc.
  • Responsible for reviewing financial systems, internal controls, and procedures.
  • Manage the processes for financial forecasting and budgets.
  • To interact with Director, Finance & Staffing Committees by providing financial reports and information to ensure sound financial and operational governance.
  • Ensuring cashbooks, and age analysis, are completed for the monthly management account packs.
  • Planning and coordinating the external audit process.
  • Review the Annual Financial Statements of all entities.
  • Solution-driven and have the ability to identify, develop & implement effective work processes, procedures and controls.

Strategy

  • Provide strategic recommendations to the CEO and members of the executive management team.
  • Define financial requirements against mandated goals and objectives.
  • Improve operational systems, processes, and policies - specifically, better management reporting, information flow and management, business process, and organisational planning.
  • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence.
  • Develop financial goals and objectives for the team.
  • Develop financial policies and procedures for operational efficiency.

Reporting

  • Reporting to the Group Administration Manager.
  • Set budgets for each company and division.
  • Analyse monthly accounts.
  • Produce financial reports related to budgets, account payables, account receivables, expenses, etc as per due dates scheduled.
  • Oversee the preparation of all financial reporting.
  • Ensure all department deliverables are met on time.
  • Monitor the actual use of financial resources against the approved budget.
  • Produce financial reporting that shows the organization’s financial position, operating performance, and cash flow over a period of time through the use of financial statements.
  • Create management reports on a regular basis that are relevant to decision-making processes.

 

Qualifications:

Qualified CA(SA) is preferable.

Minimum B.Com Honours in Accounting/Management Accounting.

Experience and Knowledge:

  • 5 Years experience in commercial/corporate/operational environment in a managerial role.
  • Solid knowledge of financial processes, systems, and related laws.
  • Proven leadership skills are essential (experience in managing a corporate finance team/department).
  • Solid knowledge of financial processes, systems, and related laws.

Skills and Attributes

  • Experience in a commercial environment, including developing & implementing effective work processes, procedures, and controls.
  • Excellent computer skills (experience in Google Drive, Docs, sheets advantageous).
  • Leadership skills.
  • Dynamic, energetic, driven.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organisation skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate with Executive management regularly.
  • Able to identify system inefficiencies and propose solutions.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Resilience.
  • Technical financial acumen.
  • A self-starter who shows initiative and can work independently to solve problems.
  • Able to perform under pressure.
  • Responsible individuals who can commit to deadlines and will ensure that they are met.

Specific Requirements

  • Solid and positive references
  • Clear health record
  • Clear credit record
  • No criminal record

Working hours are Mondays to Fridays from 08h00 until 17h00.

 

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