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Aa Finance Reporting Executive

our listed client, is a supplier of an extensive range of quality products to many industries in africa and the world.

purpose of the role:

responsibility for the corporate office finance function, including:

  • corporate & financial reporting and accounting;
  • taxation matters of the group;
  • financial risk management, compliance, systems, processes and internal controls;
  • digital, business intelligence and analytics;
  • financial audits and assurance; and
  • group accounts payable.

minimum qualifications required:

  • qualified accountant ca (sa).
  • strong academic record of success.

minimum experience required:

  • at least 5 years post-qualifying experience.
  • management of head office finance / corporate accounting function in a medium to large corporate environment
  • people management and track record of leading change.
  • strong technical accounting and taxation background and ability.
  • up to date knowledge and application of ifrs, income tax and vat.
  • budgeting and forecasting.
  • financial systems, processes and controls - demonstration of implementation and management of sop’s, accounting manuals, internal control frameworks.
  • financial reporting and consolidations – external and internal (including, financial presentations, afs, integrated report).
  • successful management of external / internal audit processes.

preferred experience:

  • listed company experience.
  • implementation, enhancement and upgrade of financial reporting, business intelligence & analytics, and erp systems.
  • digital leadership and automation.
  • corporate action / equity raising / due diligence / acquisitions & disposals.
  • financial risk management and treasury.


  • corporate/financial reporting and accounting:
    • manage the external financial reporting of the group.
    • manage the integrated reporting of the group.
  • taxation:
    • oversee taxation in the group
      • income tax
      • vat
      • employees tax
      • customs
      • carbon tax
    • lead the group's tax risk committee.
  • compliance, financial statement risk management, systems, processes & controls:
    • lead the group's financial statement risk management processes.
    • oversight for group-wide internal financial controls.
    • develop and maintain an internal financial control improvement plan, knowledge management and monitoring programme for the group.
    • primary responsibility for financial regulatory compliance obligations.
    • lead and participate in overall financial governance of the group.
    • lead the group's finance committee.
    • participate in the group’s audit committee; primary responsibility for the preparation of committee papers and reports.
  • digital leadership, business intelligence and analytics:
    • oversight of the group’s financial reporting systems.
    • lead the analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and upgrading of the group’s financial reporting systems.
    • provide digital leadership in the financial function.
  • financial audits and assurance:
    • oversee the external financial audit process.
    • key contributor to the group's integrated assurance model.
  • corporate accounting function:
    • oversee the head office accounting function.
  • budgeting and cost management:
    • oversee budget process and develop functional budget (operating and capex).
    • identify and manage cost improvement projects.
    • monitor and authorise major costs.
  • strategic projects and other:
    • contribute to strategic projects and business plans.
    • assist in shareholder management activities.
    • assist in acquisitions and disposals.
    • advise on the accounting, tax, valuation and governance Requirements and implications of bee structures, share incentives.
  • people engagement, management and development:
    • organisational resources and structuring.
    • assist with the recruitment and development of competent and motivated staff in the corporate accounting and creditors departments.
    • talent and performance management.

key attributes:

  • strategic thinking.
  • analytical thinking.
  • problem solving.
  • judgement/decision making.
  • attention to detail.
  • building positive work relationships.
  • communication.
  • organisational awareness.
  • achieving results.
  • critical information seeking.
  • taking accountability.
  • proven financial experience in a manufacturing/plant operating environment.

generous package for the right executive level candidate.

please note, if you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

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Location : kwazulu-natal

Publish date : 2020-11-14

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