Corporate Title : Up to Director
Location : Johannesburg, South Africa
Line of Business : The CFO Group
Are you ready for the next step in your career? We are looking for the Chief Financial Officer for all of South Africa.
The South Africa CFO is a meaningful role which leads the CFO group in South Africa, based in Johannesburg. The group has 5 staff (including the CFO) and is responsible for all financial reporting and control of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch South African legal entities and businesses.
The role reports functionally into the EMEA Controller, a Managing Director based in London and from a local perspective, the Chief Executive.
The CFO role will be very much a hands on’, execution related position and will be responsible for the daily functional finance accountabilities and responsibilities.
This includes an important element of leading the Finance team, ensuring that the required tasks are executed in an effective, efficient and sustainable manner.
You will Lead the SA Finance team and ensure the right team is recruited, developed and retained by being appropriately coached and developed in the skills required.
You will be adaptable and flexible, the role is also likely to require you to assume broad responsibilities.
You shall be employed by Merrill Lynch South Africa Pte Limited ( MLSA’) (a South African legal entity) and will play a key role in the development of the Johannesburg office and is part of the South Africa management team, representing MLSA on all financial matters.
You will need to liaise with a number of other partners, both within the Finance function, the lines of business and other control functions.
You will also need to interact with external parties including Auditors, Regulators and Tax Authorities. Developing a detailed understanding of the business and operations of MLSA will be key to success of the role.
Key Responsibilities include :
wide close for the South Africa legal entitiesHandling local accounts payable function and all SARS returnsInteraction with / Management of the key external partners such as the external auditors and others.
What are we looking for?
Skills and Qualifications :
Competencies : Grow the Business
Grow the Business
Sustains Intensity & Optimism
Lives Values / Culture
Adheres to the highest standards of conduct / integrity
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