Management Accountant / Sandton
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Ensure that financial information is
reported in line with IFRS standards, company policy and business
requirements. Provide commercial and financial oversight in supporting the
operational heads, while monitoring performance to approved budgets. Maintain
appropriate communication channels between finance and business
Financial Management & Control
Work within established systems to deliver prescribed outcomes for a
designated area of financial control. Able to monitor and control expenditure.
Able to interpret the impact of unusual figures identified by analytical review.
Able to prepare budgets and forecasts in cooperation with senior managers.
Data Collection & Analysis
Anomalies are identified and then investigated together with financial
accountants to ensure processing is
complete and accurate.
Analyze financial data, extracts and define relevant information. Interpret data for the purpose of
determining past financial
performance and forecast preparation by business unit and consolidation into
Conduct complex analyses of costs for a significant part of the business to
identify variances, suggest efficiencies, and increase profitability. Perform ratio
analysis as well as the interpretation of variances eg. surplus ratio, claims ratio,
expenses ratio, and other cost accounting metrics.
Budgeting & Costing
Deliver a budget for an area of the organization or conduct complex analyses on
budget progress in other areas of the organization. Running staff lists to ensure
each business unit / cost centres have the correct allocation. Budget system
management. Assist heads with population of templates.
Liaise between key stakeholders in order to ensure that the budget is accurate
and follows logic.
Provide instruction and answer questions relating to budget procedures.
Identifies budget issues, provide alternative solutions, and resolve problems.
Manage the various budget iterations between heads and exco expectations.
Follow a range of mandatory procedures to ensure that work is carried out to the
required quality standards and / or to ensure adherence to external regulatory
codes and internal codes of conduct.
Insights and Reporting
Prepare and coordinate the completion of various financial reports.
Work and provide technical guidance when required to classify, measure and
record corporate transactions using financial accounting principles.
Work and provide technical guidance when required to achieve full compliance
with applicable rules and regulations in management and / or operations.
Costing and Budgeting
Works and provides technical guidance when required on costing, budgeting and
Policy and Regulation
Work and provide technical guidance when required to interpret and apply
knowledge of laws, regulations and policies in area of expertise.
TAX Act.; IFRS.; Insurance Regulations.; Vat Act..
Work and provide technical guidance when required to analyze data from
multiple sources to draw appropriate conclusions and make suitable
Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Essential); Bachelor of Commerce
CIMA Qualification or currently studying
Minimum 2 years Financial Management Accounting experience
Minimumum 2 years experience in the insurance is ESSENTIAL
Proficient in Excel
Experience working with large data sets
Office suite software (Advanced).; Accounting software..