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Head of Finance - Johannesburg, South Africa

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Job Details

Job ID: #15805
Job Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Company Type Financial
Job Role Head of Finance
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 7
Residence Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Degree BCom

Job Description

Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client is looking for a Head of Finance to join their team.

Manage the integrity of financial records and provide assurance of an accurate and complete financial recordkeeping system for the entire Asset Finance Division.
* Timely and accurate financial reporting of management information and monthly Exco reports, including key ratios and variance analysis.
* Preparation of annual budgets, in line with the divisional strategy and aligned with group requirements.
* Custodian of all divisional financial transactions by controlling the financial process, risk, and expenditure against budget.
* Drive the implementation and maintenance of a suitable level of financial control in the finance operations of the division.
* Monitor all business expenses against budget and divisional plans.
* Management of all banking relationships on an ongoing basis.
* Ensure that Asset Finance complies with relevant laws and regulations e.g. financial, taxation, etc.
* Contribute to the implementation of Business and Finance strategy.
* Drive automation and system improvements, by identifying gaps and working with the IT team to find and develop solutions.
* Provide assistance on the IT development of MIS to ensure effective reporting.
* Leadership, guidance, and mentoring of the divisional finance team.
* Ensure that the divisional finance team is appropriately staffed and has the necessary skills.
* Ongoing performance management of the finance team.
* Represent the company as a nominated director on securitization structure governing bodies.
* Ensure that timely and accurate reporting for securitization structures.
* Ensure that all securitization covenants are met at all times.
* Manage the preparation of the Annual Financial Statements in terms of IFRS and companies act.
* Verify the accuracy of, and sign off statutory and tax packs for all Asset Finance entities.
* External auditor liaison and resolution of all issues or concerns identified.

Key Skills
* Exceptional Communication both written and spoken
* Creative approach to work.
* Financial Understanding.
* Ability to do account recons.
* System knowledge.
* Ability to accept Responsibility.
* Effective Team Management Skills.

  • Job Role: Head of Finance
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

7 Years of Experience
* BCom Hons Accounting with articles - CA(SA).
* 7 years post article experience.
* Financial services experience (ideally 2 years or more).
* Head of Finance, Financial Controller or Financial Manager experience (ideally 2 years or more).
* Management of teams (ideally 4 or more direct reports).

Additional Requirements

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