Our client is looking for a Financial Manager to join their team.
Duties and Responsibilities :
Reporting to finance lead (head of finance)
Ensure quality control & integrity over all financial transactions, compliance and financial reporting
Reviews of income statement and balance sheet items monthly up to management reports to make sure reports are accurate and complete
Provide full sets of management reports (accurate and complete) within deadlines every month Various franchisor financial reports
Strategic input of financial results
Analysing various financial results and from bi portals
Reconciliation of all balance sheet items (preparation / reviews) on a monthly and yearly basis
Review payments and reconciliations (vat, salaries, suppliers, taxes, etc.)
Staff management (including leave planning, recruitment process, interviews, performance reviews, etc.)
Control all month end processing & reconciliation procedures, checklists, and work calendars
Make sure all daily, weekly and monthly finance deadlines are met
Control all year end close procedures
Develop business processes and internal controls to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Annual audit preparations, schedules, queries, etc.
Annual financial statements of all retail entities
Insurance related work and making sure company policies are up to date and adequately insured.
Liaise with insurance brokers.
Liaise with banks, auditors, landlords
Cash flow management, forecasts, etc.
All taxation calculations (income, provisional & deferred) and submissions to sars
Sars related audits
Stock take procedures and analysing results
Annual budget preparations
Acquisition and due diligence related work
Streamlining / automating systems and procedures
Presentations for directors and shareholders meetings
Maintenance of systems, like sage evolution, etc.
Full back up for finance lead when not available
Manage certain projects and objectives throughout the year
Any ad hoc duties and projects in finance department on daily / weekly / monthly / yearly basis
Adhering to principles & values
Following instructions & procedures
Delivering results & meeting expectations
Structured & very organised approach
Focused on detail & accuracy
Be able to handle volume, stress & deadlines (non-negotiable)
Strong communication & interpersonal skills
Strong people management skills (experience needed non-negotiable)
Self-starter, adaptable, energetic & confident
5 Years of Experience
Completely proficient in english
Knowledge & understanding of ifrs for sme and sa taxes
High computer literacy
Advanced excel skills (non-negotiable)
Sage evolution knowledge will be a strong advantage
Excellent reconciliation skills & strong financial technical knowledge
CA (SA) with minimum 4 years post article experience in industry; or bcom degree with completed SAICA / SAIPA articles & minimum 6 years post article experience and similar position.