Senior Financial Analyst – Accounting and Finance
Initiate International
1d ago

A leading international Engineering company has a great job opportunity for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team in Johannesburg .

You will be a key interface to finance peers in Corporate and other Divisions, and help drive Company-wide finance initiatives.

To be successful, you will need to have the confidence to communicate opinions and influence decisions, be detail-oriented and enjoy learning and working with financial systems

Your key job responsibilities as the Senior Financial Analyst in Johannesburg will include :

  • Consolidate division results and prepare month end presentations for executive team reviews
  • Support quarterly forecast, annual operating plan and long range strategic plan processes
  • Compile monthly forecast and annual operating plan for division support functions
  • Perform analysis on capital investments to ensure alignment with strategic and financial goals; provide leadership on the financial analysis of completed projects to ensure they meet original expectations
  • Provide and present reporting and analysis of trends in sales and bookings, margin, spending and other business metrics compared to expectations;
  • recommends corrective actions and areas of focus

  • Provide finance leadership and drive consistency of analysis for potential acquisition targets
  • Support the quarterly portfolio review process; develop detailed analytics related to return on R&D investments and new product business cases
  • Requirements for this Senior Financial Analyst job in Johannesburg :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Experience with a track record of increasing responsibilities in a Financial Analyst or Accounting role
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and internal control concepts
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, dynamic global environment
  • Proactive, future-looking, positive attitude
  • Proficient, to advanced, SAP, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong communication skills; ability to summarize and clearly communicate financial analysis to non-financial business partners
  • Competence in dealing with very confidential data and information
  • Apply
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