• Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Cape Town

Website SFG Engineering Services

Job Purpose:
To run the finance department of our group of companies

Requirements:
• Someone that will be able to quickly win the respect of their team and whom their team would be willing to trust and follow
Very strong management skills in order to make sure things get done
• Willing to get their hands dirty and into the detail of things to make sure things get done
• Technically strong and technologically advanced
• Superb attention to detail
• Excellent analytical and numerical abilities and advanced Excel Skills
• Good inter personal skills
• An ability to explain complex financial information in a clear way
• Ability to work accurately under pressure and meet deadlines
• A self-starter who does not require excessive supervision
• Prepared to work overtime as and when required
SAP Business One experience
• Logical problem-solving skills • A desire to be challenged

Key responsibilities:
• Review of monthly detailed general ledger line items
• Ensuring allocations of income and expenses between different departments are done correctly
• Manage all month-end close-offs
• Preparation and review of various balance sheet and income statement recons
• Preparation and review of various month-end provisions and accruals
• Preparation of various provisional and annual tax calculations and returns
• Preparation of monthly VAT submissions and VAT reconciliations
• Preparation and presentation of management accounts and commentaries
• Preparation of monthly group consolidated accounts
• Submission of monthly results on Onestream for Group Reporting
• Preparation of monthly Board Packs
• Preparation and management of budgets & forecasts.
• Planning and managing the group’s cashflow
• Develop, implement and manage financial systems/policies
• Review and approval of weekly payments
• Import payments – complete instructions / send to bank / follow up with swift copies / OFAC issues
• Action various SAP approvals
• STATS SA submissions – monthly, quarterly and yearly
• Manage all finance related touchpoints with the company’s Retail shop
• Manage and own system master data relevant to areas of influence
• Managing a total staff complement of 13 employees made up out of the debtors team, creditors teams and other administrative support staff.
• Manage annual audits
• Being the SAP ERP Superuser and go-to person for all system related issues, queries and problem solving
• Review current processes and champion change where required
• Drive automation of processes in order to unlock efficiencies
• Partner with the business to drive key strategic objectives
• Be able to stand in for key tasks when the financial director is not available
• Other ad hoc duties as required by Finance Director

Qualifications/Skills:
• CA(SA) or similar qualification

Experience needed:
• At least 7 years’ experience in a similar role
• Understanding of financial consolidations
• Evidence of being a pro-active & hands-on person
• Evidence of pursuing continues self-development
• Experience in working with multi currencies
• Experience in managing group deadlines
• Experience in financial reporting and internal controls.
• Experience in managing a debtors team and a creditors team and ensuring that open items are resolved within set deadlines
• Being proactive to drive cost savings and efficiency gains
Strong IT experience: SQL programming, PowerBI, PowerQuery, VBA would be advantageous.

To apply for this job email your details to michelle@sfgengineering.co.za