Purpose : To continuously enhance the delivery of effective shared services for the Groups Finance Department, encompassing, but not limited to the following;
Statutory Reporting Tax compliance Balance Sheet Reporting Grants & Other Incentives Corporate Governance Financial Reporting & Analysis, Etc.
Key Responsibilities : Statutory Reporting Deliver individual and consolidated Annual Financial Statements for the South African group of companies Tax Compliance Oversee the administration of the Groups tax legislation (Company Tax, Value-Added Tax, PAYE, COIDA, etc.
Calculate and oversee proper accounting of current and deferred taxes Assist with the resolution of tax queries raised, as well as the lodging of objections and appeals Balance Sheet Undertake quality reviews of GL reconciliations and assist in clearing reconciling items with the respective Finance Managers Grants & Other Incentives Maximize grants and other incentive opportunities;
Manage incentive scheme audits and claim submissions; Ensure all grant reporting requirements are adhered to; Prepare monthly journals in respect of the Jobs Fund Grant, for monthly processing by the Financial Managers Intercompany Ensure all intercompany accounts are reconciled and balanced in accordance with monthly deadlines;
Ensure Group Related Party Disclosure Schedules are updated monthly; Corporate Governance Perform continuous assessments of departmental workflows, processes and procedures to help develop and maintain effective internal control policies and procedures (flowcharts, etc.
Develop, maintain and ensure compliance with approved company financial policies and procedures. Identify and act upon opportunities to create value (i.
e. become a business partner to senior management); Collaborate with peers to ensure appropriate levels of commonality and best practice are achieved and adopted across the group of companies;
Competencies, Skills and Abilities : Good IFRS knowledge Good Tax knowledge Strong analytical skills Advanced Excel knowledge Planning and Organisational Skills;
defining performance standards and meeting service levels; manage resources. Strong and adaptable communication skills with the ability to influence and motivate stakeholders Relationship Management;
ability to balance stakeholder requirements Adaptability / Resilience with the ability to manage under pressure Effective decision-making skills Initiative / creative thinker with a flexible approach to change Innovative with the confidence to constructively challenge existing processes.
Education (Formal Qualification Required) Newly qualified Chartered Accountant Alternatively, BCom Honours with completed SAICA / SAIPA articles