Financial Manager

  • Full time
  • Parow

Reference: SJ 6546

Consultant: Sone Johnson


  • Reporting to Finance Lead (Head of Finance)
  • Managing all finance and accounting functions, including full financial control and managing the finance team: Financial Accountants;  Reporting & Project accountant (together with Finance Lead); Treasury team (indirectly); Creditors team (indirectly)
  • Ensure quality control & integrity over all financial transactions, compliance and financial reporting
  • Reviews of Income Statement and Balance Sheet items monthly up to management reports to make sure reports are accurate and complete
  • Provide full sets of management reports (accurate and complete) within deadlines every month
  • Various Franchisor financial reports
  • Strategic input of financial results
  • Analysing various financial results and from BI portals
  • Reconciliation of all Balance Sheet items (preparation / reviews) on a monthly and yearly basis
  • Review payments and reconciliations (VAT, salaries, suppliers, taxes, etc.)
  • Staff management (including leave planning, recruitment process, interviews, performance

    reviews, etc.)

  • Control all month end processing & reconciliation procedures, checklists, and work calendars
  • Make sure all daily, weekly and monthly finance deadlines are met
  • Control all year end close procedures
  • Develop business processes and internal controls to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Annual Audit preparations, schedules, queries, etc.
  • Annual financial statements of all retail entities
  • Insurance related work and making sure company policies are up to date and adequately insured.
  • Liaise with insurance brokers.
  • Liaise with banks, auditors, landlords
  • Cash flow management, forecasts, etc.
  • All taxation calculations (Income, Provisional & Deferred) and submissions to SARS
  • SARS related audits
  • Stock take procedures and analysing results
  • Annual budget preparations
  • Acquisition and due diligence related work
  • Streamlining / automating systems and procedures
  • Presentations for directors and shareholders meetings
  • Maintenance of systems, like Sage Evolution, etc.
  • Full back up for Finance Lead when not available
  • Manage certain projects and objectives throughout the year
  • Any ad hoc duties and projects in Finance Department on daily / weekly / monthly / yearly basis


  • Retail experience
  • Completely proficient in English
  • Knowledge & understanding of IFRS for SME and SA taxes
  • High computer literacy
  • Advanced Excel skills (non-negotiable)
  • Sage Evolution knowledge will be a strong advantage
  • Adhering to principles & values
  • Following instructions & procedures
  • Delivering results & meeting expectationStructured & very organised approach
  • Focused on detail & accuracy
  • Be able to handle volume, stress & deadlines (Non-negotiable)
  • Strong communication & Interpersonal skills
  • Strong people management skills (Experience needed – non-negotiable)
  • Self-starter, adaptable, energetic & confident
  • Excellent reconciliation skills & strong financial technical knowledge

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