General Financial Manager
HR Genie
Woodmead, South Africa
4d ago
source : Executive Placements

Main Purpose of Position :

The General Manager - Finance shall be responsible for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the company to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

Key Responsibilities :

The work and responsibilities will cover a range of activities, including inter alia the following duties :

  • Cash flow management.
  • Accounts Management.
  • Management of budget.
  • Management of Audit requirements.
  • Ensure Tax Returns meets the deadline.
  • Financial Reporting.
  • Planning

  • Assist in formulating the companys future direction and support strategic initiatives.
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans.
  • Develop financial and tax strategies.
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes.
  • Develop performance measures that support the companys strategic direction.
  • Operations

  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team.
  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team.
  • Manage the entire Accounting department.
  • Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies
  • Financial Information and Administration

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information.
  • Personally compile, review and approve monthly Board packs, As and Ds returns to the company, which include current month results and 5 month forward forecasts.
  • Report financial results to the Board of Directors.
  • Oversee cash management with RFCL.
  • Data and profitability analysis.
  • Annual External Audit

  • Ensure the audit is completed within the stipulated deadline.
  • Review the annual audit pack.
  • Annual Budget Preparation

  • Plan the budget process.
  • Collate the departmental budgets.
  • Consolidate and review reasonableness of budgets.
  • Risk Management

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the companys risk profile.
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems.
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage.
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements, i.e. (Good Governance, IFRS).
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors all relevant agencies.
  • Report risk issues to the Managing Director and Risk Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • B-BBEE

  • Responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the EE plan.
  • Drive the B-BBEE strategy to ensure targets set out are achieved.
  • Requirements

  • B.Com (Accounting) plus completed articles.
  • CA (S.A.)
  • Practical exposure to Accounting, Reconciliations Trial Balance and thereon.
  • Must have knowledge and working experience of MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Accpac.
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Financial analysis and forecasting.
  • Ability to work under pressure and plan / prioritise workload.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Proactive & innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Change management skills.
  • Persuasion & influencing skills.
  • Professional.
  • Excellent team leader.
  • This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.

    It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

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