General Manager Finance
Cape Town, Western Cape
4d ago
source : Best Za Jobs

Job Description 5 year contract position Salary R800 000 to R900 000 (TCoE) This key role reports to the CFO and is would be responsible for the full financial function, while also working closely with the executive team in developing and implementing effective strategies for the entity.

The ideal candidate is someone with previous experience in the public sector managing people, technically strong in financial accounting, as well as a high level of business acumen RESPONSIBILITIES : Management of all financial transactions : Ensure compilation of accurate and complete monthly management packs in respect of financial transactions inclusive of trial balance and working paper files Ensure compliance to financial policies and procedures as implemented by the entity in relation to financial transactions Ensure compliance to key service delivery metrics in respect of financial transactions related to : Revenue, Banking and Accounts receivable Payments and Accounts Payable Assets & Inventory Payroll Ensure relevant policies and manuals are updated regularly and drive the innovation of processes and workflows in the entity Management of all financial reporting and information Ensure budget submissions are completed and submitted to Treasury within prescribed deadlines Ensure accurate and complete monthly management accounts are formulated and presented that assist in the decision-making process Ensure the compilation of valid, accurate and complete annual and interim financial statements, submitted for audit per legislated timelines, with no material findings Ensure the compilation of valid, accurate and complete monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc reports for donor funded projects in line with MOA’s Ensure the compilation of valid, accurate and complete monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc financial reports as needed Stakeholder and People management Presentations to the board, executives and other oversight bodies Chair the management forums with operations Liase with relevant officials within provincial and national government Manage a total staff complement within the unit of approximately 20 staff Public officer for all SARS related matters Systems Management Ensure that financial systems are managed in terms of approved ICT governance policies Ensure that various levels of users of systems are trained and kept informed regarding system issues Manage the finance service desk system used to track and report on stakeholder queries REQUIREMENTS : Minimum Qualifications and Experience Qualified CA(SA) 5 years post articles experience 3 years’ management experience preferably at a senior level 2 years’ experience in the public sector preferably at a public entity would be advantageous 3 years’ experience in drafting financial statements on CaseWare Competencies Knowledge and understanding of PFMA and Treasury Regulations Knowledge and understanding of GRAP Knowledge and understanding of the KING code of corporate governance (KING IV) Excellent communication skills and ability to liaise at various levels Strong analytical, strategic and creative problem solving skills Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment managing multiple projects and tight deadlines Good project planning and organizing skills Ability to function independently Ability to drive and implement change Business acumen and strategic mindset Strong leadership skills Computer literacy plus advanced proficiency in Excel Pro-active, deadline driven and pays attention to detail A valid code 08 driver’s license and own transport is essential Fully bilingual in two of the three official languages of the Western Cape Interested candidates can send their CV

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