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  • Posted: Sep 1, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Eduvos is one of South Africa’s largest independent private higher education institutions with 12 campuses across the country and many international students. Eduvos offers 21 degrees in humanities, arts, business, science and law. To support the learning ladder of people seeking to enter degrees we also offer Higher Certificate and Pre-degree programm...
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    Finance Manager

    About the job

    Meaning of Eduvos

    The word Eduvos comes from the concept of your education. The “Edu” part of Eduvos talks about education and taking custodianship and responsibility. The “Vos” part of Eduvos talks about you, yourself, and your best self. The combination of Edu and Vos talks about taking responsibility for your education and making the best choice for yourself. Your education is your future.

     

    Scope and scale

    Eduvos is one of South Africa’s largest independent private higher education institutions with 12 campuses across the country and many international students. Eduvos offers 21 degrees in humanities, arts, business, science, and law. To support the learning ladder of people seeking to enter degrees we also offer Higher Certificate and Pre-degree programmes that enable access to degree programmes.

     

    Eduvos educational philosophy

    Our educators believe in building skills for the future and enabling students to take up careers in a volatile, uncertain, chaotic, and ambiguous world. Our education is designed to create a deep understanding of an area, supporting skills development through practical application, and challenging thinking to allow for adaptation to new possibilities.

     

    The Position:

    We are looking to recruit a Finance Manager to manage the transactional financial functions (with a statutory and compliance focus) reporting directly to the Head of Finance.

     

    Minimum qualification: 

    CA(SA) is a non-negotiable requirement for this role.

     

    Experience: 

    • 3-5 years post-articles experience in a financial manager managing an accounting team

    • Sound knowledge of accounting fundamental (IFRS)

    • Proficiency MS Office, especially in Excel

    • Working knowledge of financial and payroll systems, Microsoft Dynamics will be beneficial

     

    Accountability areas - operating / financial results accountable for (delegated work)

     

    Managing a small team of accounting professionals, you will be accountable for:

    • Treasury and cash management

    • Accounts payable - purchase orders, accurate, timeous, and valid payments

    • Financial accounting / reporting up to trial balance (income statement, balance sheet and cashflow)

    • Financial statutory reporting

    • General ledger

    • Procurement processing (purchase order processing & receipting of goods received)

    • Reviewing Payroll

    • Reporting

     

    Operational process outputs (doing the operational work)

    • Process tax returns

    • Draft annual financial statements

    • Manage external audit process

     

    Stakeholder engagement and communications

    • Stakeholder management

    • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to improve business performance

     

    Management and Leadership

     

    Management of the team

     

    • Operational implementation and execution monitoring

    • Resource and capacity management (people, equipment, systems, money; assignment and re-allocation of resources between teams;

    • Problem solving and decision quality, including escalations, queries, and complaints

    • Processes, policies and procedures (SOP’s) (company financial policies), systems, methodologies, performance standards

    • Governance and compliance

    Leadership

    • Talent acquisition and onboarding

    • Individual performance - role clarity and objectives; reviews; feedback; corrective actions

    • Skill levels - training & development / coaching & mentoring

    • Culture and climate (motivation; energy; retention; support; communication and

    • sharing; engagement; discipline; recognition; empowered; care)

    • Change capability - resilience, flexibility, adaptability

    • Performance management

     

    Eduvos is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key drivers to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act and subsequent amendments thereto.

    Method of Application

    Please send your comprehensive CV to [email protected]. Should you not have heard from us within two weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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