A challenging and exciting opportunity has arisen in the Africa Operations Department. The business requires an analytical, driven and capable Chartered Accountant to support the operations on the continent.
Minimum Requirements :
Qualified Chartered Accountant
At least two year’s experience in a similar position
Presentation, report writing and data analysis skills
Competence in MS Office (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
Use of JDE E1 and Qlikview advantageous
Basic understanding of forex
Ability and willingness to travel internationally
The position requiresa self motivated individual with strong Microsoft Excel skills, stronganalytical skills and attention to detail who is able apply initiative and theability to work under pressure.
The role will require an out of the box thinker whounderstands international trade, operations management and complex accountingand taxation scenarios.
A strong grasp of internal controls and the controlenvironment is required along with a keen understanding of business plans andoperations.
The main responsibilities of this position include :
Oversee the finance departments in various countries
Provide technical assistance on accounting and taxation queries in various territories
Oversee the debtors and creditors cycles in various finance departments
Understand the manufacturing and cost accounting environment where we have manufacturing facilities
Develop an understanding of local laws that affect business across the continent
Treasury management across various currencies and jurisdictions
Monitor and enhance internal controls and operational principles across African countries
Provide support for ERP systems at a high level
Get involved in operational decisions and processes in various countries.
Prepare business plans for new ventures and track performance against these
Review of monthly management accounts
Assist in the budgeting process across all territories
Manage the South African department accounts and budgets
Liaise with banks and regulatory bodies across the continent to ensure compliance
Manage finance staff both in South Africa and abroad to achieve departmental objectives
Applicants who have not heard from us within 60 days of their application may assume that their application has been unsuccessful, and are hereby thanked for their interest.