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  • Posted: Nov 27, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We design, develop and implement unified software solutions for the financial services industry. Whether you're trading on global financial markets, managing investments, providing mortgages or helping your clients plan their financial future, you can rely on our software, and our team, to deliver real outcomes for your business and your clients. Our complet...
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    Financial Control - Contractor

    This role is the key role for delivering high quality timely and insightful reporting to meet both the monthly reporting requirements and full/half year audits. The role will also be the key role for statutory, technical, tax and cash management on a local level. The role is also responsible for delivering a robust, dynamic cash flow forecast for South Africa.

    What you will be doing

    • Full end to end month end responsibility, including delivery of quality commentary to FPA and Head of Finance.
    • Reviewing/preparing weekly cashflow forecasting/requirements and ensure maximum return on cash.
    • Processing of payroll journal and advanced inter-company journals.
    • Actively managing reduction of journals and journal lines.
    • Statutory filing for AFS, Income Tax, Other tax returns, levy refunds etc.
    • Inspiring leadership of direct and indirect reports and driving staff development.
    • Maintain process efficiency, continuous improvement.
    • Monitor and maintain strong internal control environment.
    • Own the SA organisations compliance with the local tax legislation.
    • Balance sheet accounts - Maintain the integrity of the general ledger (and subsidiary ledgers), including ensuring all accounts are reconciled monthly.
    • P&L, Balance Sheet and Working Paper completion, submissions to Aus and flow of info and assistance to FPA team.
    • Implementation of the new accounting standards including training broader team on changes to accounting standards.
    • Drafting technical accounting position papers for any accounting issues.
    • Preparing Annual Financial Statement in accordance with the latest accounting standards.
    • Undertake transfer pricing planning and implementation.
    • Maintaining key hand offs to FC & FP&A teams, as well as dotted line in to Group Finance Operations and to the Business key role players.

    What you will need

    • You will be a qualified accountant with 3+ years post qualification experience;
    • Strong technical knowledge – IFRS, Tax and SARB.
    • You will demonstrate a track record of working for a global organisation and with demonstrated ability in adhering to tight deadlines and working under pressure.
    • Strong organisation skills, ability to manage own time and work independently.
    • Good understanding of local statutory and tax compliance and reporting obligations;
    • Ability to demonstrate highest levels of ownership on accountabilities, with uncompromising standards.
    • Willingness to challenge and question existing practices and processes to confirm ongoing relevance or suitable weighting of time and effort.
    • Attention to detail and capable of combining different items of information to identify problem/solution.
    • Able to illustrate well-developed problem solving skills.
    • Advanced computer literacy in Microsoft products, particularly Excel as well as established accounting packages.
    • A professional demeanour including excellent communication skills.

    Why work with us

    • Competitive remuneration
    • Global opportunities
    • State-of-the-art offices
    • Casual dress, flexible work policy
    • Access to learning and development programs
    • Young, diverse workforce
    • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives
    • Global 36-hour hackathon
    • Pause areas, Table tennis, Games room, Showers, Friday afternoon drinks
    • Close access to shopping centers
    • Active Sports & Social and CSR events
    • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IRESS on to apply
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