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Manages end-to-end finance function.
Design and develop robust financial management and reporting systems and processes that will lead the finance function to becoming a high-performing and highly effective department.
Manages all accounting, management and financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis of the Company.
Oversee the financial accounting and management reporting function and ensure reports are prepared and produced timeously.
Manage the month end process and produce monthly management accounts, provide analysis to executive team and relevant budget owners.
Provides financial guidance and advice to management consistent with the overall financial policy of the Company and the group.
Timeously and accurately prepares and reports on the Company’s financial performance against budget and forecast on a monthly basis.
Reports to the Group Financial Reporting team to ensure timeous consolidation of group results.
Prepare year end annual financial statements in accordance with IFRS, Company policies and procedures.
Maintain a comprehensive system of controls over accounting transactions and functions
Co-ordination and review of the financial reconciliations.
Cash management on a daily, monthly and annual basis including the payment of claims, commission and other expenses.
Assess and manage possible financial reporting risk and provide mitigation plans.
Liaise with External and Internal Auditors.
Partnering and liaising with managerial staff and other colleagues.
Staff management and development.
Assisting on adhoc projects.
What will make you successful in this role?
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
CA (SA) with at least 7 years post articles experience
Working Requirements and Knowledge
Sound knowledge of IFRS
Sound knowledge of the Income Tax Act and Companies Act
Insurance/Financial Services industry experience will be advantageous
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables will be advantageous
Behavioural Competencies, Skills and attributes
Strong organisational, analytical and interpersonal skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects
Attention to detail
Good decision making and problem solving skills
Able to build effective teams
Able to work under pressure
Reliability in terms of adherence to deadlines
Good verbal and written communication
Knowledge and Skills
The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.
Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.
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