Financial Manager - Energy Division
Cape Town - Montague Gardens, South Africa
5d ago

The Financial Manager - Energy Division will work closely with the Division Heads and Group Finance Team to ensure the complete and accurate operations of the finance team for the Energy Division including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget, and forecasts preparation.

Core duties, responsibilities, and accountabilities of the role :

  • Assist in managing the operations of the Energy finance team, develop goals and objectives, and plan measures to achieve them
  • Create timely monthly financial statements
  • Analyse company's performance as well as costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results, and other related data and compare the actual results to the business plans
  • Perform quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Ensuring compliance with company and statutory requirements
  • Organize reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Collaborate with other departments to review and optimize company plans and operation
  • Work closely with Energy Division finance team by :

  • Overseeing accounting operations such as accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger entries
  • Prepare and capture month end journals
  • Review of month-end reconciliations
  • Maintain fixed asset registers
  • Review and loading of payments
  • Monthly VAT submission
  • Work closely with Group Finance team by :

  • Implementing finance and accounting policies and procedures
  • Cooperating with business units and support functions across the Group
  • Preparation of monthly management report
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget
  • Ensure prompt and accurate month-end and year-end close processes
  • Assist in coordinating audit processes
  • Minimum qualifications, criteria, and experience :

    Required :

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification (BCom Acc & PGDA) - CA preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable legislation, regulations, and accounting principles
  • Good practical experience with financial management software
  • Previous managerial experience in a similar role
  • Beneficial :

  • NetSuite working knowledge.; and / or
  • Post articles experience in a finance role
  • An ability to traverse various workspaces easily with comfort
  • Key personal attributes :

  • Computer literacy highly Computer literate and comfortable with basic technical aspects of common operating systems with Microsoft Office general excellence
  • Competent Professional business written and verbal communications skills. The ability to express yourself clearly and effectively within the company.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and follow-through skills. Disciplined Approach by being Punctual, Strong Attendance Record, getting back to customers, suppliers, and internal staff, and returning calls.
  • Attention to detail while maintaining the ability to see the implications for the bigger picture
  • An ability to respond quickly and accurately to requests
  • A creative outlook with a problem-solving attitude.
  • Self-motivated - Meet and exceed all that is required of you in your job.
  • Aligned with Rubicon Group's zero-tolerance approach to discrimination of any kind
  • Aligned with Rubicon Group's zero-tolerance approach to corrupt business activities and maintaining the highest ethical standards in our dealings with all stakeholders
  • About Rubicon Group :

    Rubicon Group is a young, dynamic, and high-growth company operating in exciting markets. We are looking for smart, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

    One of our goals is to continually improve our business, and to that end, we are seeking people who enjoy a challenge, are keen to learn, take ownership, think critically, and provide new solutions on where we can improve.

    We offer a great work environment, market-related remuneration packages, and an opportunity to develop personally and within a team.

    Rubicon Group is dedicated to advancing transformative technologies in emerging markets.

    Our focus areas are sustainable technology, encompassing renewable energy and storage, e-mobility, intelligent lighting, and building management as well as industrial technology, comprising advanced factory automation, connectivity, and robotics.

    Rubicon Group's head office is in Cape Town, South Africa, and the group operates across South Africa and in select African and European markets, employing nearly 500 staff.

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