Shared Services Manager (Finance)

Reference: 9435 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert 

Job Description: 

  • Support the GFM to execute the finance strategy ensuring operational alignment with established plans and policies
  • Manage and support their teams ensuring that they remain consistent with the business’s overall strategy
  • Mentor key personnel in their business area, ensuring their constant professional growth, and assisting them in the execution of their duties where necessary
  • People and team management of direct reports.
  • Managing resource capacity and cross skill growth opportunities.
  • Client and Perception Management
  • Responsible for monitoring the client (Internal and External) needs on an ongoing basis, maintaining high client satisfaction ratings that are up to the business’s standards
  • Reporting and Information Management
  • Ensuring data and information is maintained and accurate for all the business units and its functions.
  • Monitor volumes and strategic objective targets for the assigned business function.
  • Manage Financial Reporting
  • Assist in annual budget process for the responsible entity.
  • Draft Weekly cashflow forecast report and submit to GFM and CFO
  • Ensure weekly/monthly AA’s balancing to Trial balance Weekly Risk analysis and notes to Senior Finance Personnel.
  • Financial Compliance
  • Understand and comply with IFRS for SME’s.
  • Understand and comply with credit insurance and financing agreements.
  • Contribute to annual audit process for the group (pre-yearly audit meetings, coordination of Finance managers)
  • Best Practise I Continuous Improvement and Communication
  • Identifying opportunities by evaluating current business trends, best practise research and principles
  • Working closely with all business units to enhance and promote positive feedback loops and improvements (Check client performance versus forecast).
  • Systems and Processes
  • Adopt new technology where suggested (Paperless environment).
  • Continuous review system and suggest improvements to GFM.

Qualifications: 

  • Grade 12/Matric with Mathematics and accounting as subjects.
  • Relevant tertiary education (BCom Honors).
  • Completed SAICA or SAIPA Articles (Advantageous)
  • 3-5 years post article experience.
  • Previous logistics industry experience will be advantageous.

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 in order 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.