Financial Manager (AA/EE Position) (REF: KK241) (Market Related Salary) – Claremont, Western Cape

Job Overview

Our client, a world leader in its industry, is looking foran experienced Financial Manager to join their successful team.

This role is responsible for the statutory reporting at alegal entity level and requires collaboration with the Sub-Sahara AfricaFinance Director and Financial Controller. The role will also entail beinglargely responsible for all the general ledger transactional reporting, taxcompliance, management of the year-end statutory audit and Group Internalaudits across the Sub-Sahara Africa region

You will be required to provide strategic direction andleadership to the Finance transactional team on day to day operationalactivities and month end close procedures, this role will be responsible fordelivery of the following KPA’s:

Effective management of the Accounts payable function,ensuring:

Accuracyof vendor payments in line with negotiated payment terms and maximisingcashflow opportunities where possible

Accurateprocessing and administration of foreign payments and review of all supplierpayment batches

Allvendor reconciliations are reviewed and accurately completed on a monthlybasis, including the development of a reconciliation tracker document tomonitor progress

Effectiveutilisation of the Accounts Payable module in Navision accounting system


Effective management of the Treasury function, including:

Definingand implementing cash management and treasury policies

Projectionof future cash shortages and surpluses

Managementand administration of the treasury transactions and reporting

Administration of online banking platforms across the SSA region, including FICA compliance,Global policy and control requirements are met

Management and accounting for Group insurance program across the SSA region


Effective management of the Payroll function, including:

Review and approval of the monthly payroll across the SSA region

All required monthly statutory pay-overs

All tax reconciliations across Sub-Sahara Africa with the support of SSA FD and consultants in respective countries


Effective management of the end to end Fixed asset function in line with Group accounting policy, including the management of MV insurance recoveries and the prepayment of MV service plans across SSA region

Effective Tax administration to ensure compliance with local tax requirements including VAT, PAYE, Dividends tax, Withholding tax and Company tax across SSA Africa region

Effective management of the monthly transactional month-end close process, including the monthly review of all Balance sheet reconciliations in line with month-end timetable

Coordination and management of the year-end audit process including preparation of the annual financial statements and ensuring that the agreed audit budget not exceeded across the SSA region

Coordination and engagement with external auditors or Group Internal audit for the execution of annual control assessments or specific internal audits

Coordination and management of all Company secretarial requirements with relevant Service providers

Provide leadership and direction to the Accounting transactional team, and encourage long term personal development to build individual capability

Carry out any other management request in line with your area of responsibility.

Keep abreast of new policies (local or Group) and legislative changes to identify/minimize negative impact to RISA

You will need the following:

CA (SA) qualification –  mandatory

Minimum 3-5 years post-articles experience in financial management, covering all the disciplines of Finance i.e. General ledger management, Treasury and Tax.

Current knowledge on IFRS, tax legislation, Companies act and other relevant legislation required

Navision ERP system beneficial

Multi-national experience beneficial

Job Detail
  • Salary RangeMarket Related
  • Experience3 Years
  • QualificationCA (SA)
  • AA/EEYes