Operational Support Manager (Finance)
AB Volvo
South Africa
1d ago

Position Description

Position Title : Operational Support Manager - Finance

The main purpose of the job is to support financial and business process development as well as to improve and implement standard processes at local site and organizational unit including any adaptations or variants.

Secure process implementation locally.

Reporting : This role will be reporting to the Director Company Control - Finance.

Job Objectives

Support the Director Company Control with securing cost, quality and efficiency in each function (Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, Record to Report, Treasury, Internal Control, Legal (Company) matters)

Project management

Represent the finance function in projects / new business setup / change management / BBBEE compliance / other compliance matters.

Perform extensive data analytics and compile reports to

propose changes in financial and operational processes,

engage with central group functions to secure development required, and

Facilitate business decisions.

Bring business knowledge and needs / requirements from the local site to the Business Process Developer in process development and improvement activities

Collect, propose and help prioritize change requests from the local site and organizational unit towards the Business Process Developer

Participate in process acceptance tests

Analyse business issues and business requests from a process and solution perspective from the local site before initiating a formal change request

Identify root cause to define process and solution improvement area and propose solution for local site or escalate

Communicate and anchor process improvement proposals at the local site / organization

Support implementation of standard processes at local site / organization

Support the definition of process measurement / s

Perform process training and give support to process users at the local site / organization

Drive and support the alignment of the process / es with business strategies and define process development & Improvement plan and priorities

Have domain competence and bring business knowledge and needs / requirements as a subject matter expert from the local site to the Process Manager in process development and improvement activities

Analyse, compile and prioritize process and solution change requests from the local site and organizational unit towards the Process Manager

Manage and maintain approved process variants

Drive and facilitate process network involving the Process and Solution Key Users as necessary to represent all the relevant local sites / organizations

Education and Job Experience

Post graduate degree in Accounting (B.COM HONS / CA) or equivalent (Economics & Business Subjects)

Min 4-5 year accounting experience

Min 4-5 year business process knowledge

Project Management

Knowledge of SAP, CAPS and Syspro is advantageous

Job Knowledge and Skills

Good understanding of related processes and solutions

Good understanding of process interfaces to other processes

Basic knowledge about process methods and tools

Good knowledge and experience in change management

Must be fully proficient or expert in business knowledge and understanding

Must be an expert in Effective Communication

Must be an expert in end to end process knowledge

Must be teamwork orientated

Must be accountable

Must be have experience in Cross-border Collaboration

Volvo Group Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd is an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity employer.

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Finance contributes to realizing the vision of the Volvo Group by developing and providing a wide range of expert services from financial planning to accounting, business controlling, M&As, real estate services, financial reporting and investor relations.

With Volvo Group Finance you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead.

We make our customers win.

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