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Senior Manager: Finance

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Manager: Finance to join the Finance Department. This position is based in Centurion.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Manage and report on the overall company financial results, steer budgets, business cases and forecasts.
• Responsible for financial statements, ensure adherence to relevant legislation and interaction with auditors and tax authorities.
• Maintain and improve policies and processes, ensuring best practice solutions are implemented in the Finance Department where appropriate and when required.
• Identify risks and opportunities with the Compliance Officer in order to highlight and manage risks proactively avoiding any adverse impact on the company.
• Engage in relevant negotiations with internal and external stakeholders (legal, suppliers, and customers) as required.
• Engage with Group Accountants and provide relevant information when required.
• To oversee and manage personal development, performance management and succession planning of team members and direct reports to ensure optimal and efficient utilisation of people resources, talent management and retention of key resources.
• Promote and develop the culture of performance resulting in growth and effectiveness.
• Assist with audit queries from internal and external auditors.
• Quarterly prepare and compile board packs for Board meetings.
• Assist with queries from internal and external customers.
• Keeping abreast with accounting principles.
• To contribute to the budget processes.
• Timely review of monthly reporting received.
• Analysis of key financial metrics to support management in making operational decisions.
• Assistance with research and resolution of relevant technical accounting issues which arise from time to time including the investigation and implementation of any new IFRS standards eg leases IFRS16, accounting for interest rate swaps and hedge accounting.
• Involvement in bid submission and tender processes.
• Review of Vat Reconciliations.

Minimum Requirements:
• Qualified Chartered Accountant.

Work Experience
Minimum Requirements:
• At least 5 Years’ experience in Financial Management or a similar role.
• Completed Articles.
Preferably, in addition to the above:
• Proficiency in English and Afrikaans is required.

Minimum Requirements:
• High-level knowledge in all areas of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles.
• Excellent report writing skills.
• Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems and financial regulations.
• Ability to analyse and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports, statement and projections.
• Strong leader who can lead and motivate a team.
• Being able to see the bigger picture.
• Knowledge and understanding of the short-term insurance industry and its principles (preference).
• Computer literacy with appropriate knowledge of MS Office software (Specifically MS Excel and MS Word).

Attributes required for the position include but are not limited to:
• Leadership and management.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Decision making ability.
• Problem solving skills.
• Able to delegate and motivate others.
• Well-developed analytical skills.
• Able to build relationships with all stakeholders.
• Communication (verbal & written) on all management levels.
• Be able to work independently.
• Conflict handling.
• Accuracy with attention to detail.
• Good communicator with the ability to communicate complex issues in clear, simple and decisive way.

Applicants must have the following:
• Clear ITC
• Clear criminal record
• Excellent previous employment references.
Qualified applicants are invited to apply by sending a CV to: before 12 August 2022.
Please note that this appointment will be made according to the company’s Employment Equity targets and strategy.






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