Financial Manager

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Financial Manager

A company based in Johannesburg North is looking for a Financial Manager who will assist on the Operations side of the business as well.
The role requires a qualified CA(SA) with experience in a similar role.

Primary Responsibilities Key Functions

Financial Management and Reporting

  • Develop, streamline and enhance financial management and reporting processes.

  • Manage the processing of all contract and other income and disbursements.

  • Timely and accurate preparation of consolidated monthly and annual financial statements and reports in accordance with “Best Accounting Practices”

  • Ensure financial and business related legislative compliances are met.

  • Oversee treasury management and banking functions.

  • Analyse financial results, including corrective actions to address adverse performance.

  • Review trends or reports to identify opportunities for revenue enhancement / cost containment and improvements on any potential risks in order to maximise returns 

Business and Analytical

  • Provide timely and robust financial analysis to support business decision-making.

  • To analyse; interpret; collate and present financial and non-financial information in order to drive strategy and support business decision – making.

  • Review infrastructure resources, including motor vehicle fleet and property portfolio, and assist in developing strategies to maximize return on assets and/or divestment options.

  • Assist in contract pricing strategy and service costing framework.


  • Prepare annual budget in line with business objectives.

  • Investigates variances to budget, provide explanations and recommend corrective action.

  • Manage and oversee the budgeting process including effective planning, guidelines and assumptions.

  • Development of appropriate tools, assumptions and risks analysis.

Risk Management

  • Review and develop effective and robust financial policies and control procedures.

  • Develop risk management strategies and processes.

  • Ensure all internal controls and systems are effective and efficient.


  • Review and where appropriate, develop and implement information systems to meet organization’s needs, including:

    • Financial system

    • Client information/Contract management system

    • Human Resource/Payroll system.

Relationship Management

  • Develop and maintain effective communication and positive working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.

Human Resource Management

  • Actively manage Finance Team members, by embedding the organisation’s performance process, regular feedback, coaching and succession planning, in accordance with the organization’s HR policies and processes, seeking specialist advice from HR Team as required.

  • Ensure all Finance Team members are supported to maintain excellence in service delivery and have opportunities for professional development.

  • Be involved within the recruitment process for new team members together with the HR team as required

Personal Development

  • Instigate own personal and professional development needs with the Managing based on specific job-related competencies.

Primary Responsibilities Key Functions

  • Health and Safety Comply with Health and Safety guidelines including the identification of hazards and their subsequent elimination, isolation or minimization.

  • Support the activities of the wider organization in line with strategic and business objectives

  • Undertake other duties as required by Manager Director to support business development.


Knowledge / Experience

  • CA(SA) qualification (not negotiable) 

  • Demonstrate advanced technical financial experience

  • Generalist understanding of employment law, including health and safety obligations

  • Proven experience in staff management including; leadership, development and performance management

  • Experience in a busy accounting environment working to tight reporting deadlines

  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of accounting related software

  • Having completed articles with an accounting practice would be an advantage.

Please email your CV to or call Kavita on 011 315 9900 for more information.