Management Accountant - Southern & Eastern Africa
Madistar Consulting
Gauteng, South Africa
5d ago
source : findojobs-za

Our Client, in the enrgy sector is URGENTLY looking for a Management Accountant for the Power Solutions business unit, to be based at their Head Office in Midrand.

PLEASE NOTE : This is initially contract position that pays +-R50K - R80K / month, depending on the candidates' experience.

MUST be available to start immediately. Purpose of the Job : To act as a key team member in the SEAP Finance team, providing financial support and analysis to the Area Finance Manager of SEA, as well as the Africa Head of Finance.

Owning delivery of financial targets, offering insight on operational and financial performance, finance and procurement process compliance and statutory reporting.

Together with the Area Finance Manager the role holder will assist a team of country finance managers ensuring a high standard of reporting, compliance and control requirements are in place.

Key Responsibilities : Monthly reporting and forecasting : Ensure the timely production of accurate management reports and variance analysis for key projects - including working capital, headcount and other operational KPIs.

Assist with the monthly forecasting process for SEA, liaising with the regional management team (incl. Head of Sales, Head of Operations & Contract Managers) to ensure the accuracy of P&Ls and BS across all projects.

Assist in the delivery of the SEA overhead budget, including actuals reporting and forecast. Weekly cashflow forecasts Financial and other ad hoc analysis : Assist in Providing financial support & analysis across all existing and prospective projects including reporting on project returns including comparisons to Commercial P&Ls.

Assist in the preparation of Sales Incentive Scheme (SIS) calculations for the region. Assist in the preparation of commercial P&L’s prepared by the SEA pricing manager.

Identify and drive delivery of cost saving opportunities and also inventory reduction iniatives. Annual budget : Assist with the SEA region annual budget process in conjunction with the Area Finance Manager.

Support the AFM for the SEA region in developing the overhead budget for the region. Internal control and statutory compliance : Support the SEA region in adeherence to all internal finance related processes, including adherence to the Procure to Pay (P2P) processes and the Delegation of Authority.

Assist in the implementation of financial systems within the SEA region, including supporting the roll-out of M3. Provide assistance, training & support to the in-country finance managers as required.

Ensure that statuory accounts are completed and filled for all relevant entities in the SEA region. Assist in the completion of the Financial Control Checklist (FCC) for SEA, as well as developing improvement plans were required.

Support the SEA region in closing internal audit recommendations. Person Specification Bachelor Degree in Finance or equivalent qualifications, i.

e. ACA, CPA, ACCA, ICAS Minimum 3 years of experience in senior Finance / Business Analyst / Financial Controller role Availability to travel as and when required Office based job and requires light physical effort Desired Skills Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills Fluent command of English, spoken and written Analytical thinker and numerate Effective planning organizational and time management skills Experience in an ERP system is desired Excellent keyboard skills, computer literate and experienced in spreadsheet packages Quality oriented with attention to details and capable of working to deadlines Commercial awareness and strong organisational and leadership skills Capable of working on his / her own initiative Key Role Interactions Area Finance Manager SEA region AGM, sales and operations teams of SEA region Africa Head of Finance, Africa FP&A Manager, Central Accounting team (Dubai) SEA Contract Manager, Africa Fleet Manager, Africa Head of Procurement and Africa Tax Manager APS Central Operations (Dubai) APS Internal Controls team, Aggreko Accounts Payable team (Dumbarton) Apply directly on site or send CVs to .

Please note that ONLY qualifying candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted, your CV will be placed in our database for future positions.

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