Financial Accounting Manager

Reference: DB 6661

Consultant:  Dorei Barnes

Description:

  • To ensure the production of high quality financial outputs in a timely manner from the financial accounting team
  • To be responsible for the month end close process of more challenging Group entities including the following:
  1. Bank reconciliations on a weekly and monthly basis to ensure that the cash records are correct
  2. Liaise with the accounts payable team to ensure that accruals and prepayments are booked correctly
  3. Liaise with the billing team to ensure that they have completed the billing, WIP accruals, bad debt provisions and income split journals for assigned Group entities
  4. Provide input into cash forecast for tax or other cash items
  • Review of the monthly trend analysis for assigned Group entities
  • Preparing and reviewing the monthly profit and loss, and balance sheet reports
  • Review and complete VAT and Tax returns for the relevant tax authority within required deadlines
  • Ensure that the team understands and adheres to all financial and accounting regulations and legislation
  • Assist with the completion and review of regulatory returns during busy periods and provide data to the regulatory reporting team for monthly regulatory capital updates
  • Review of the local and Group SLA’s calculations
  • Review the monthly payroll for assigned jurisdictions
  • Review month payroll journals for assigned entities
  • Preparation of weekly/monthly cash flow forecasts, and controlling expenditure and cash flow
  • Prepare year-end statutory financial statements and review those produced by the team
  • Respond to ad-hoc financial queries by gathering and interpreting data
  • Liaison with auditors
  • Provide on the job training and support to team members

Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant (SAICA / SAIPA) with several years PQE
  • Previous IFRS experience.
  • Previous experience of managing different jurisdictional payrolls
  • Previous experience of managing, developing and motivating a team
  • Experience managing system implementation projects
  • Good knowledge of different jurisdictional tax requirements
  • Previous financial services experience is beneficial
  • Regulatory filings experience
  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • Coaching and strong management skills – leads by example
  • Good knowledge of different account systems – knowledge of NavOne/Business Central would be an advantage
  • Advanced Excel skills (macro level, including Power Pivot and Power BI is advantageous)
  • Very good attention to detail and an organised logical approach is essential
  • Proactive and solutions oriented
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build effective working relationships and influence change
  • Team player
  • French, German or Hebrew language skills would be an advantage

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za