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Finance Manager - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #17136
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type Media
Job Role Finance Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotioable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 6
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Open

Our client is looking for a Financial Manager to ensure the financial operations of the entity operate efficiently and to ensure a sound control environment exists within the group. Also to ensure prudent financial management of the entity’s financial and other resources.

Major Accountabilities

1. Governance, Risk & Compliance
Ensure that the financial processes in place are adequate and well maintained throughout.
Ensure that the internal controls are well managed between the Johannesburg and Cape Town divisions. This includes continuous review of controls and the improvement thereof.
Preparation of quarterly financial reports encompassing financial results as well as commentary on the results, for presentation to the board of directors.
Assist the Group Finance Manager and with any ad hoc reports and functions, including monthly analysis of various key business units’ results.
Daily consultation with business stakeholders.
2. Business Planning, Capex & Budgeting
Co-ordinate the full financial function of the e-family group of companies and management of all staff falling under the finance department (16 employees). The entities include Media Film Services (Pty) Ltd, Silverline Studios (Pty) Ltd and Searle Street Post Production.
Review and authorisation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations for all entities listed above.
Prepare monthly Finance Reports including departmental variance analysis versus budgets for review by executive management.

Prepare budgets and forecasts for presentation to the Group and Board of Directors. These are reviewed on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
Preparation of business plans for new ventures entered into by the group, in conjunction with the various business stakeholders concerned.
Plan, execute and manage the yearend audit for the e-Media group of companies, as well as the internal audit of those companies.
Review and authorisation of monthly payments for supplier invoices.
Review, Implementation and integration of the financial systems
3. Training & Development
Assist the financial accountants within the e-Media group of companies with any queries. Ensure all staff are trained on latest versions of accounting software packages.

Key Performance Indicators
Performance will only be satisfactory when:
1. All month-end, mid-month and other deadlines are met on time and without error.
2. No financial losses due to errors or mismanagement of company resources.
3. Successful completion of the annual audit without significant issues and within deadline.
4. Compliance with internal audit when they occur with no significant issues arising.

Key Skills
Knowledge, which includes prior experience of financial accounting systems
specifically SAP, Quickbooks and CaseView
Highly proficient use of all Microsoft Office Software especially Excel.

  • Job Role: Finance Manager
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotioable

Required Skills

6 Years of Experience
Relevant Financial Qualification
Qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa)
Completed 3 years articles at medium to large audit firm
Qualified and registered CA (SA) with at least 3 years post article experience

Additional Requirements

Finance Manager

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