Financial Manager 1 : Manline Energy and Freight
Requirements Academic qualifications Work experience Essential: B. Com Accounting Degree 3-5 years in a Financial Management position Operational Finance Experience Financial and People Management Financial analysis Corporate tax (direct and indirect tax) Advantageous: B. Com Honours Degree Completed Articles Post graduate accounting degree (CA(SA) or CIMA Knowledge Essential: •Corporate financial management and reporting practices •Corporate governance •Treasury management practices •Companies Act and Secretarial IFRS & GAAP compliance •Good understanding of Corporate Tax Commercial acumen Advantageous: 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 ethically •Preference for planning and organizing •Preference for team-working •Focus on getting things done Advantageous: Supply Chain and Logistics Industry Experience Experience working in a shared services environment Skills Essential: •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) Advantageous: •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
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
3d ago

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

Financial analysis

  • 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.
  • Financial reporting

  • 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.
  • Financial systems

  • 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.
  • Business improvement

  • 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).
  • Internal customers

  • Manage customer relationships and customer service by building and maintaining strong key customer relationships at all levels
  • Significant interface with BU Operational Management.
  • Leadership

  • 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

    Essential :

    B. Com Accounting Degree 3-5 years in a Financial Management position

    Operational Finance Experience

    Financial and People Management

    Financial analysis

    Corporate tax (direct and indirect tax)

    Advantageous :

    B. Com Honours Degree

    Completed Articles

    Post graduate accounting degree (CA(SA) or CIMA

    Essential :

  • Corporate financial management and reporting practices
  • Corporate governance
  • Treasury management practices
  • Companies Act and Company
  • Secretarial IFRS & GAAP compliance

  • Good understanding of Corporate Tax Commercial acumen
  • Advantageous :

    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
  • ethically

  • Preference for planning and organizing
  • Preference for team-working
  • Focus on getting things done
  • Advantageous :

    Supply Chain and Logistics Industry Experience

    Experience working in a shared services environment

    Essential :

  • 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)
  • Advantageous :

  • 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

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