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Finance Manager: Global role – CA(SA) (HMFMCA)

  • Durban
  • This position has been filled

ABOUT THE COMPANY

 

Our client is a global logistics company.

 

MAIN PURPOSE

Reporting to the Head of Group Finance, this role:

  • Will be responsible for managing the monthly accounting functions and all related reporting for the Head Office Legal entities.
  • Is the custodian of the group accounting policy.
  • Is the custodian for IFRS and Statutory Compliance.
  • Is responsible for the external audit of Head Office Legal entities as well as Group.
  • Will be responsible for the preparation of Annual financial Statements.
  • Will be responsible for risk management and internal controls for the Group.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements.
  • Maintains accounting system.
  • Monitors financial details to ensure legal compliance.
  • Develop and maintain financial policies and procedures that ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices.
  • Custody of the group accounting policies and processes, including creating and reviewing policies.
  • Address and resolve queries related to financial policies, processes, and issue technical opinions for guidance.
  • Create and monitor annual budgets and forecasts as needed for Head Office legal entities and provide regular updates to senior management.
  • Ensure accurate reporting that enables sound analysis and financial recommendations.
  • Drive the continuous improvement of end-to-end accounting practices.
  • Ensure IFRS, statutory and internal reporting compliance as well as issuing guidance to regional teams and addressing queries.
  • Prepare the annual financial statements for head office legal entities.
  • Manage and oversee the external audit.
  • Ensure tax compliance.
  • Ensure all requisite documents, guidance and reconciliations for transfer pricing are collated and distributed as needed.
  • Oversight to ensure all group loans and intercompany transactions are appropriately recorded and reconciled monthly.
  • Oversee and ensure daily and month end accounting for group legal entities that includes P&L, Balance Sheet, AR, AP, IC, Cash Flow are completed timeously to enable timely month-end close and reporting.
  • Balance sheet management and monthly reconciliations.
  • Oversee risk management activities.
  • Treasury management:
    • Oversee and support administration of bank accounts.
    • Manage the group’s cash flow and ensure that funds are correctly allocated and forecasted.
    • Review of cash flow forecasts and prepare consolidated cash flow forecast report.
    • Ensure that intercompany are appropriately funded for short term liquidity needs through review and submission of cash needs request with cash flow forecasts (that include actual history) as support.
    • Ensure all payments are appropriately supported, reviewed, and signed off before payments are released.
  • Develop and implement financial strategies that support growth and profitability.
  • Ensure that the company’s financial records are accurate and up-to-date and that all financial transactions are correctly recorded and documented.
  • Manage and develop Group Accountant.

 

CRITICAL CRITERIA

  • Proven ability to work on cross-functional and multicultural teams.
  • Strong quantitative skills.
  • Responsible, independent, good attention to detail.
  • High level of integrity and dependability, able to handle company information with confidentiality.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent team player and leader who is energetic and works well under pressure.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

 

Remuneration       

R800,000 – R1.4m pa

 

 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.