Centurion - Our client is one of the biggest in the telecommunications industry is looking for a Senior Manager : Financial Reporting Provide Financial Accounting leadership to the company to ensure : Timely and accurate preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports to the company Board, Group Audit Committee, EXCO and analyst community Analyse and provide value adding insights to ensure the integrity and accurate interpretation of financial information Ensure appropriate governance and compliance of financial information Manage the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and presentations to the group exco, audit committee and board Critically question, investigate and evaluate variances and fluctuations.
Attend business unit reviews, question anomalies and incorporate key findings in group reporting Analyse and investigate queries from executives to provide more context to the financial results.
Validate all financial information for external release by the group. Provide value adding analysis and commentary on trends and key performance indicators Perform ad hoc analysis and research on relevant finance topics Designs, implement and maintain standard reporting templates to enhance governance and review of financial information Supervise and support the preparation of half year and annual reports in compliance with IFRS, JSE and King IV requirements Source and sign off on all external financial information quoted in presentations, SENS announcements, data sheets etc.
Review the performance of individual operations and perform annual impairment tests Determine the impact of large corporate actions on the presentation of the group’s results Liaise with group external auditors to finalise both half year and full year reporting and present outcomes to the Group Audit Committee.
Represent company at local and international forums related to financial reporting in the Telco industry. Supervisory / Leadership / Managerial Complexity : Directing and advising on Group financial reporting policies and processes Collaborate with executives and colleagues on financial reporting best practices Collaborate with other departments to ensure that financial reporting requirements and deliverables are met Supporting, influencing and directing team members, Group Exco and the Audit Committee re : decision making Leading and motivating employees to ensure business needs are delivered.
Creating and managing the objectives for the direct reports Minimum Requirements : Chartered Accountant (SA) 5 years’ experience in financial reporting in a large multinational company, preferably in a telecoms environment Experience in the accounting and reporting of complex transactions in a multinational environment.
Experience in managing and leading a highly qualified team Extensive experience on Hyperion (or similar software) Knowledge : Strong financial analysis skills Knowledge of Telecommunications High-level accounting knowledge (IFRS) Financial markets knowledge, including JSE reporting requirements