Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (Administration / Accounting / Financial Reporting) – Johannesburg, South-Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 4 months ago

Reference No. CEBLR01

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (Administration / Accounting / Financial Reporting) – Johannesburg, South-Africa

Reference Number: CEBLR01


Job Description:

A client of ours in the transport and logistics space is looking for an experienced CFO. The scope of responsibilities of the CFO covers Accounting & Finance within the company, overseeing administration, improving systems, and developing staff skills to ensure data quality in Finance. The CFO is responsible for all accounting systems, Financial Reporting, and policies for the company.


Responsibilities:

• Planning to ensure that reporting is timely and accurate through management of resources.

• Oversee the accounting function with focus on completeness, accuracy & cutoff.

• Monitoring the finance data quality daily through analysis and reconciliation methods.

• Ensure all Finance Manager Reporting Requirements and Deadlines are met in terms of quality and timeliness through managing resources.

• Cash Flow management to ensure all entities cash-flow requirements are controlled through communication, collaboration, and planning.

• Understand & communicate the relevant process flows in SAGE, FMS & EPMS through training and development.

• Budgeting & forecasting key results and KPI’s through collaboration, analysis, review, and communication.

• Driver Cash Control on a continuous basis through operational & financial system review and spot counts.

• Inventory Control on a continuous basis through systems & processes review and spot counts.

• Review & Variance Analysis of Monthly Management Accounts reports, Weekly Cash Flow Statement, All Monthly reconciliations (Fuel, DE, Maint, Payroll, Cash, B/S, etc.) & any other group deliverables.

• Providing financial data & information requested by management as quick as possible.

• Oversee Income Tax to ensure all entities tax provisions and outcomes are managed through communication, collaboration, and planning.

• Coordinate with External Auditors, providing all requested information for the final Audit Reports.

• Assists the Sales & Billing Manager in following up on longstanding and other relevant reports by interacting with internal and external contacts to conclude reports.

• Suggest Improvements of the Process in the Invoicing System and Invoice Accounting Processes.

• Ensure that the billing team is aware of Health and Safety and carry out daily tasks in the safest possible working environment.

• Perform other tasks as may be required by the Sales & Billing Manager, Logistics Manager, General Manager and/or CEO/DCEO.

 


Requirements:

• Academic Background: BCom. in Commerce or Finance or equivalent, post-graduate degree is desired.

• Additional Training: Chartered Accountant is desirable.

• Experience required (minimum/maximum): 10-12 years in Accounting / Finance area, preferably at a Management Level and with Transports Industry experience.

• IT knowledge: excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products (word; excel; power point). Experience working with ERP system(s).

• IT knowledge: excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products (word; excel; power point). Experience working with ERP system(s).

• Knowledge of IFRS and IAS is desirable.

• Willingness to travel abroad.

• Languages: Knowledge of Portuguese is an added advantage.

• Time availability: High availability.



If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Caleb Ebrahim at cebrahim@caglobalint.com

Please visit www.caglobalint.com for more exciting opportunities.


Caleb Ebrahim

Recruitment Consultant

CA Finance


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