This position requires an individual with a strong financial background with both management & financial accounting experience.
The position will require you to be part of the group finance team while also engaging with operations, customer services and our network partners.
An important aspect of the position will be to apply independent thought while performing tasks and create efficiencies in all processes.
This role reports to the Head of Finance.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :
Accountable for requesting, validating, and raising invoices for our external clients (Cell phone providers)
Maintain up-to-date billing system.
Generate and send out invoices.
Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines.
Perform accounts receivables reconciliations.
Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments and other irregularities.
Generate age analysis.
Review AR aging to ensure compliance.
Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records.
Follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash etc.
Investigate and resolve customer queries together with operations & financial operations were applicable.
Financial Risk analysis
Revenue Dashboards / Reports
Cashflow forecasts with respect to revenue inflows
Assistance with management accounts & reports
Assisting the Head of Finance & Group Finance Director with exco related projects / reports
Assistance with the role out of new application systems
Complete month-end closing with respect to revenue
Revenue Analysis for the companies Sales
Review and sign off customer invoices, debit and credit notes.
SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED :
Basic knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Aptitude for financial reporting
Data query / data management abilities
Capacity for innovation
Excellent communication skills and ability to interact at all levels within the organization
Ability to work in a highly pressurized department and to tight deadlines
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :
Professional qualifications either CIMA , SAIPA or AGA (SA) advantageous
B Com / B Compt degree in Accounting preferred with honours being an advantage
3 - 5 years experience within a finance function in a large corporate organisation dealing with numerous suppliers
Accounting & ERP software knowledge , SAGE 300 , SAGE Pastel Partner or Evolution