Company Barloworld Automotive & Logistics Africa Reference # fmenerman Published 24 / 11 / 2021 Contract Type Permanent Salary Market Related Location Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Introduction Core purpose of the role
The core purpose of the role is to manage and execute the financial management and corporate governance functions for the Manline Energy and Freight Business Unit ensuring accurate and timeous reporting of financial information and financial analysis in line with the Barloworld Transport strategic objectives and corporate governance requirements.
Job Functions Accounting,Administration,Analysis,Auditing,Banking,Data Management,Finance,Logistics Industries Accounting,Accounting & Auditing,Financial Services,Freight / Shipping / Transport / Import / Export,Logistics Specification
Key deliverables and outputs
Ensure timely and accurate monthly accounts preparation (management accounts)
Analyse and interpret financial results
Analyse and communicate monthly variances including contract profitability and KPIs
Provide required information and analysis in the development of costing models
Review of financial models and assumptions used for all tenders
Prepare packs for the relevant statutory board meetings.
Accounting and budgets
Coordinate and manage the full financial management function
Support the budget and forecasting processes in line with agreed deadlines
Monitor expenditure patterns and budgetary control
Handle and resolve escalated queries relating to financial aspects
Develop and maintain sound internal control environments.
Cash Management processes
Coordinate cash management processes in line with Barloworld Logistics strategy
Manage and monitor working capital requirements, cash resources and expenditure.
Corporate governance, compliance, and audits
Ensure compliance with all relevant laws and reporting regulations (e.g. New Companies Act, Tax Act, other statutory requirements, IFRS, GAAP) as well as other aspects of good corporate governance
Ensure compliance with approved company financial policies and procedures
Manage internal and external audits
Ensure clean audit reports for the company through CCRs (Cross Company Reviews), internal and external audits.
Review and present monthly and annual HFM packs according to deadline requirements
Review of monthly general ledger reconciliations
Prepare packs for the relevant management and customer meetings
Prepare annual financial statements as and when required
Completion of annual insurance renewal returns.
Establish and maintain reliable, accurate and timeous financial information systems and internal control procedures
Support the group implementation of new financial systems and processes
Identify and drive systems and process enhancements
Manage systems integrity.
Review and submit tax packs and any other tax returns / information as and when required
Administer and implement tax transfer pricing agreements / methodology where applicable
Review monthly VAT returns and reconciliations.
Initiating, conducting and monitoring ongoing business / performance improvement / operational excellence projects and interventions
Identifying and acting upon opportunities to create value (i.e. becoming a business partner to senior management).
Manage customer relationships and customer service by building and maintaining strong key customer relationships at all levels
Significant interface with BU Operational Management.
Manage and develop performance and talent of the team in line with company’s Integrated Employee Value philosophy
Coach and mentor employees with the aim of transferring knowledge and developing people
Drive a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
Requirements Academic qualifications Work experience
B. Com Accounting Degree 3-5 years in a Financial Management position
Operational Finance Experience
Financial and People Management
Corporate tax (direct and indirect tax)
B. Com Honours Degree
Post graduate accounting degree (CA(SA) or CIMA
Corporate financial management and reporting practices
Treasury management practices
Companies Act and Company
Secretarial IFRS & GAAP compliance
Good understanding of Corporate Tax Commercial acumen
Supply Chain and Logistics Industry
Experience Syspro / Sage / HFM
Personal Attributes Essential :
Focus on analysing and solving problems
Passion for optimising business performance
Focus on initiating action
Readiness to make and own decisions
Remain resilient with stress and pressure
Concern for communicating clearly
Commitment for behaving correctly and
Preference for planning and organizing
Preference for team-working
Focus on getting things done
Supply Chain and Logistics Industry Experience
Experience working in a shared services environment
Highly developed communication skills to persuade and influence
Highly developed interpersonal skills including internal resilience (EQ) and conflict resolution
Highly developed mathematical skills and ability to reason with numerical information
Critical thinking skills to analyse financial performance
Ability to multi-task
Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Concern for working within parameters
Concerned about aligning with best practices
Appreciation for challenging others with respect
Enthusiasm for learning, sharing and growing
Preference for thinking practically
Job Closing Date 08 / 12 / 2021 Share on