One of the oldest and largest law firms in Africa seeks an experienced Group Financial Manager to act as the 2IC to the CFO.
The successful candidate will be responsible for, inter alia : Operational supervision and management of various teams within Finance.
Work in Africa and occasional travel into AfricaManagement accountsResearch market trends and implement best practice processesPreparation of financial reports (for example monthly management reports and Partnership Board reportsImplementation and maintenance of relevant controls to ensure integrity and quality of informationManagement of information systems and enriching data and reports to enhance analysisBuild relationships with internal and external clients.
CA (SA) with articles preferably gained at one of the big 4 audit firmsMinimum 15 - 20 years post articles financial management experience in a medium to large corporate / professional or financial services environmentUp-to-date knowledge of IFRS and current tax legislation essentialProficiency in Microsoft Excel, preferably at the Advanced level, is requiredWorking experience with medium / large ERPs (service industry recommended) and / or reporting tools is necessaryExperience with pricing and business models is requiredWorking capital (incl.
cash) management advantageous.