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Financial Manager - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #16979
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type FMCG/Property
Job Role Financial Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA ID
Degree CA (SA) with minimum 4 years post article experience in industry; or bcom degree with completed SAICA / SAIPA articles & minimum 6 years post article experience and similar position

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client is looking for a Financial Manager to join their team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Reporting to finance lead (head of finance)
• 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

Key Skills
• Adhering to principles & values
• Following instructions & procedures
• Delivering results & meeting expectations
• Structured & 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

  • Job Role: Financial Manager
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
• 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
• Excellent reconciliation skills & strong financial technical knowledge
• CA (SA) with minimum 4 years post article experience in industry; or bcom degree with completed SAICA / SAIPA articles & minimum 6 years post article experience and similar position.

Additional Requirements

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