The Financial Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing financial policies for the company to ensure the effective financial management of the company’s affairs, and to carry out financial accounting, budgetary and administrative duties in relation to the accountancy function, financial control and reconciliations.
Candidate Responsibilities will include:
Management accounts to be done by the 10th working day of the month; Cash flow forecast for 1 year:
Track the team’s progress and ensure that they are on track, in order to meet the monthly deadline to produce the management accounts.
Bring any important information under their attention, for example large cash outflows.
Review and sign off monthly reconciliations.
Identify, analyse and escalate critical deviations between actual and budgeted figures between departments.
Ensure that all the secretarial duties and the Company’s legislative requirements are up to date and in place.
Ensure compliance with tax laws
Manage debtor accounts
Monthly analysis of debtors ageing and identifying long overdue debtors
Review financial reconciliations monthly—supplier recons, bank recons and credit card recons.
Compile budgets and quarterly financial projection of Business Units and projects, using the TaCOS budget templates.
Conduct monthly reviews on profit and loss per business unit, ensuring expenses are captured correctly in the applicable general ledger and against cost centres.
Reconciliation of VAT between the control account and VAT report, performing input VAT reasonability and output VAT reconciliations, as well as completion of the VAT201 return.
Liaise with auditors.
Responsible for managing and supporting the finance team.
Candidate Minimum Requirements:
Grade 12 or equivalent certificate essential
RECENTLY QUALIFIED CA
Minimum 2 years’ experience in an audit environment
Strong understanding of TAX principles
Advanced skills in Microsoft applications, especially Word and Excel