Financial Accountant

Position:

Financial Accountant

Description:

Our client, a leading Property Group in Umhlanga, is looking for an Financial Accountant

Must Have:
• Must have a B.Comm Accounting and prefer Honours in Accounting
• Ideally want someone who has completed SAICA articles with some post articles experience

Responsibilities:
• Monthly recon of bond to statements
• Monthly recon of call accounts to statements
• Monthly group loan recons
• VAT GL to return recon
• Debtors & Creditors GL to age analysis recon
• Fixed asset register update
• Checking deposits charged to lease agreements
• Monthly income and expenditure variance analysis as well as investigation of large variances
• Assist in provisional tax Calc – working with Tax Clerk
• Assisting with year ends by compiling working papers to substantiate the AFS
• Assist in preparation of annual financial statements
• Investigate and resolve audit queries
• Ad hoc duties

Salary: R 24 330 CTC

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 301 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Temp Accounts Payable Clerk – Creditors (3 month contract)

Position:

Temp Accounts Payable Clerk – Creditors (3 month contract)

Description:

Our client, a Multi-national Oil company in Durban is looking for a Temp Accounts Payable Clerk – Creditors.

Must Have:
• National Diploma in Accounting preferred B Com Degree in Accounting
• Minimum 2 years working experience with accounts payable (creditors)
• Must be able to perform reconciliations of supplier accounts
• Must be able to perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts (AP and GRIR)
• Must have experience and understanding of a control environment, the necessary controls that should be in place for transactions.
• Proficient in data entry in a high volume environment
• Preferred Experience
• Experience in an accounting related function
• SAP knowledge of AP processing
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
• Understanding of money laundering and ABC principles
• Understanding of anti-trust principles and Competition Act

Responsibilities:
• To ensure accurate and timely recording of invoices and subsequent payment of goods and services
• The primary function is that of maintaining the accounts payable module in SAP ensuring a 3 way matching process from PO, Good received notes and Invoices.
• It is critical for AP clerks to ensure accuracy of processing and matching to supporting documents
• Reconciliation needs to be prepared as at the month end and not when payment is made.
• Key risks of the position include capturing errors due to high volume of documents and mismatch of POs to invoices
• AP clerk is to ensure validity and accuracy of processing and provide input into processes that streamline and satisfy the objective of accuracy and completeness

Salary: R22 458 pm

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Financial Director (Benoni, JHB)

Position:

Financial Director (Benoni, JHB)

Description:

Our client, a leading National Automotive Component Manufacturer (Division of a Listed Company on the JSE) based in JHB, is looking for a Financial Director to report to the Managing Director.

Must Have:
• CA
• Minimum 10 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
• Minimum 10 years’ experience in a Senior Financial Accounting role

Responsibilities:
Finance
Executive Management
• Serve as a member of the executive team
• Participate in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives, operating model and operating execution
• Meet the annual objectives

Financial Accounting and Controls
• Oversee Financial Accounting Dept. to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions
• Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures
• Final point of escalation for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable issues
• Management of all month-end closing activities including control account reconciliation, integrities and reconciliations are in place
• Prepare Annual Financial Statements in accordance with Group Policies and IFRS
• Key point of contact for External and Internal Auditors – manage preparation and support of all audits
• Management Payroll Department
• Ensure that the administration of Cell phone account, Corporate credit card and Fuel card are up-to-date

Treasury Management
• Manage cash balances and cash forecasts
• Manage on-going banking relationship for maximum efficiency
• Develop cash flow forecasting and maintain long term cash forecasts
• Oversee the cash flow plans and ensure that availability of funds as needed
• In overseeing the financing strategies, arrange debt financing as required

Management Accounting and Information
• Oversee Management Accounting Dept. to ensure the integrity and accuracy of reporting
• Ensure timeliness, accuracy and usefulness of the monthly management reporting
• Monitor financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective action plans; minimizing the impact of variances
• Develop regular reporting and analysis, including key metrics reports, and conduct ad hoc financial analysis as required
• Ensure the integrity and accuracy of the Company inventory system
• Ensure the financial management reporting processes are in place to support the on-going and future needs of the business
• Management of costing department and systems
• Ensure accuracy of returns
• Management of Government Grant Incentives (Capital Investment Grants as well as Production Incentive) and R & D submissions to DST
• Monitor the submission of Stats to relevant authorities (Stats Sa, NAACAM, Reserve Bank)

Foreign Exchange Management
• Manage the Company’s foreign exchange exposure in accordance with group hedging policies
• Manage the Import and Export logistics and accounting functions

Planning and Forecasting
• Develop, coordinate and monitor budgets
• Develop on-going financial business plans, models and forecasts together with the analysis expertise to the business
• Lead the financial modelling and analysis to support the development of long term strategic initiatives and business plans

Project Assessment and Viability Studies
• Develop IRR and NPV models and provide the financial analysis to assist with feasibility studies

Risk Management and Insurance
• Co-ordinate the activities of the Risk Committee
• Develop and maintain the Risk Register
• Monitor and report uncovered open risks
• Oversee the annual insurance renewal process and ensure appropriate coverage is maintained at all times
• Handle insurance claims including Export Insurance Management

Tax Compliance
• Develop financial and tax strategies
• Ensure compliance with tax law
• Manage the Company’s tax return filings process

Asset Management
• Oversee the maintenance of the inventory of all fixed assets
• Develop and maintain capital budget
• Track and report capital spend against budget

Company Secretary and Legal Officer
• Carry out the duties of a Company Secretary
• Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions
• Ensure appropriate legal review of contracts and solicit external legal advice as required
• Monitor all open legal issues involving the Company

Information Technology
IT Operational Management
• Oversee the IT Department to ensure the continuous delivery of IT services
• Oversee and manage the relationship with outsource providers and ensure SLA’s are met
• Review and approve all contracts for computing and IT services and equipment
• Approve, prioritize and control projects as they relate to the selection, acquisition, development and installation of information systems
• Oversee the development, design, and implementation and changes to existing computer systems and software packages

IT Strategy and Planning
• Develop strategic plans and implement the objectives of the IT needs of the Company to ensure the computer capabilities are responsive to the needs of the Company’s growth and objectives
• Identify emerging information technologies to be assimilated, integrated, and introduced into the Company
• Advise, counsel and educate executives and management on the new technologies competitive or financial impact

Oversee the Efficacy of Computer Systems
• Develop and establish operating policies and approaches for computing and information technology
• Oversee the development, design and implementation of new applications changes to existing computer systems and software packages
• Monitor IT systems performance and initiate any corrective actions necessary

Systems analysis and design
• Translate operational practices and develop systems that enhance the operational efficiencies
• Troubleshoot, analyze and solve system operational problems

Maintain Data Security
• Responsible for the development, review, and certification of all back up and disaster recovery procedures and plans
• Ensure the security of the information systems, data, communication lines, and equipment

Salary: R 2 million CTC PA negotiable

Contact:

Contact Person: Michael Christison

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: michael@schlemmer.co.za

Pastel Partner Installer

Position:

Pastel Partner Installer

Description:

Our client, a leading Payroll Service Provider, is looking for an Pastel Partner Installer

Must Have:
Must have PCI Qualification (Pastel Certified Installer) and relevant experience in this field.

Salary: up to R 20K Negotiable

Contact:

Contact Person: Tracy-Jayne Tomlinson

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: tracy@schlemmer.co.za

Financial Planners

Position:

Financial Planners

Description:

Our client, a well-established Financial Services Group in Umhlanga is looking for an Financial Planners

The ideal candidate:
• no experience required in this industry – just an interest in this career path
• will have good sales & interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with clients
• Also a good network will help to generate leads
• Will get good mentorship and training on the various products/sectors (Retirement products/Endowment/Wealth & Investment/Medical Aid/Life, Dreaded Disease & Disability Cover etc)

Salary: Commission

Contact:

Contact Person: Michael Christison

Tel: 031 303 6225

Email Address: michael@schlemmer.co.za

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