Financial Accountant & Business Partner – Fixed Term Contract – Montague Gardens – Cape Town

JOB PURPOSE

Ensuring effective and efficient financial operations and reporting for all group companies

Partnering with the business in driving key strategic initiatives

 

FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

Review of monthly detailed general ledger line items.

Ensuring allocations of incomes and expenses between different departments are done correctly

Preparation of monthly journal entries.

Prepare and Review various balance sheet recons

Prepare monthly management packs and board reports.

Providing commentaries on monthly packs and reports.

Championing monthly management accounts meetings with various departmental managers.

Group reporting to Holding Company.

Preparing annual budgets and periodic forecasts.

Develop and manage financial systems/policies.

Improve operational and administrative processes and efficiencies.

Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures monthly.

Liaison with auditors.

Manage the Asset register and related income statement accounts.

Review and approval of payment requisitions.

Monthly VAT submissions and liaison with SARS.

Provisional and annual tax returns of all companies within the group.

Drive cost saving initiatives

Being the SAP ERP Superuser and go-to person for all system related issues, queries and problem solving.

Highlighting issues and risks to management and proposing solutions to address these issues.

Developing new reports so that management can obtain improved insight into key areas.

Review current processes and champion change where required.

Drive automation of processes to unlock efficiencies.

Assist management with financial analysis and investment evaluations.

Partner with the business to drive key strategic objectives.

Be able to stand in for key tasks when the Financial Manager or the Financial Director are not available.

Other ad hoc duties as required by the Finance Director.

 

REQUIREMENTS

BCom with a Post Graduate degree

CA (SA) would be advantageous.

Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar position

Understanding financial consolidations

Experience in financial reporting and controls.

Being proactive to drive cost savings and efficiency gains.

SAP Business One

Strong IT experience: SQL programming, PowerBI, PowerQuery, VBA

Evidence of being a pro-active & hands-on person.

Focus of role will be less on management of others and more on getting your hands dirty to get things done.

Evidence of pursuing continuous self-development.

A good business understanding.

Superb attention to detail

Excellent analytical and numerical abilities and advanced Excel Skills

Good interpersonal skills

An ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way.

Ability to work accurately under pressure and meet deadlines.

A self-starter who does not require excessive supervision.

Prepared to work overtime as and when required.

Logical problem-solving skills.

A desire to be challenged.

Good time management.

Must have own transport.

 

Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to tracy@glass-house.co.za

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful

 

 

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