Group Financial Manager (Permanent) Cape

Cape Town

Ref: iS00054L

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Group Financial Manager (Permanent) Cape

[Cape Town] - Permanent

Ref: iS00054L

  • Our client is searching for a dynamic and goal-orientated Group Financial Manager. The successful incumbent will develop and implement financial policies for the Group (consisting of 8 companies), to ensure the effective financial management of the Group\'s affairs and to carry out financial accounting, budgetary and administrative duties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reports to Managing Director

  • Strategic input on business strategy and delivery on strategic objectives

  • Management of team members

  • Review and sign off monthly payroll together with HR manager

  • Review of VAT, PAYE, SDL and UIF calculations, returns submissions and payments

  • Ensuring all tax returns and payments are up to date

  • Review Balance sheet, bank, petty cash, sales and supplier reconciliation

  • Approval of supplier payments

  • Review commission statements and calculations for stakeholders and sales reps

  • Review and interpret monthly Management Accounts &

  • financial results and present to MD

  • Inter-department recharges / cost allocations and calculations of rates

  • Ongoing Budget Management and projections and the tracking of actual results vs budgeted results for the Group

  • Dividend Policy management and calculation thereof together with relevant taxes

  • Ensure that all the secretarial duties and company law requirements for the group are up to date and in place in conjunction with auditors

  • Manage the annual audit, review draft audited statements and present to MD

  • BEE scorecard compliance requirements and management thereof. Yearly BEE audit manage

  • Review debtors- and supplier age analysis monthly to ensure payments are up to date

  • Review of external client and supplier contracts

  • Risk Management

  • Adherence to ISA, GAAP and IFRS standards

Minimum Requirements:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) with 5 years post-article experience as a Financial Manager

  • 5 years experience in management of finance team

  • Payroll Management

  • Competencies &


  • Very strong attention to detail

  • Ability to handle pressure

  • Ability to take initiative

  • Extremely organised and systematic

  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload

  • Good conflict management skills

  • Good leadership skills

  • Adaptable to change

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