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Financial Manager

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Education level:Degree

Job description

We’re looking for…

A hardworking young financial manager with strong financial acumen and computer skills to ensure an efficient administration service to support the smooth functioning of business operations. To manage the financial department according to sound financial systems, practices and processes that are compliant with relevant legislation, meet principles of international best practices and that will allow the organisation to achieve its strategic financial objective.

Who are you?

You are able to work independently and feel comfortable on different systems and love numbers.

You are someone young and energetic with a desire to grow

You are a self-starter and hit the ground running

You have good knowledge of general administrative processes

You have good understanding of organizational processes and practices


What’s the role?
  • Oversee the processing of accurate cashbooks, credit cards accounts, petty cash and bank reconciliations
  • Debtors
  • Creditors
  • Financial systems management
  • Statutory returns
  • Provide efficient administration support
  • Filing and Archiving - Documentation Management control


1. Oversee and supervise accurate cashbooks, credit cards accounts, and petty cash and bank reconciliations
  • Oversee and review authorization is obtained for all payments
  • Oversee and review the timely payment of invoices and remittances
  • Review processing of batch runs/EFT payments
  • Oversee and review payments are made on original invoice –
  • Review timeous resolution of all invoice and payment queries
  • Carry out supplier / expense reconciliations
  • Review resolution of outstanding cheques/payments on a regular basis
  • Review all payment runs and cash receipt postings into the accounting package
  • Review the reconciliation of all bank accounts with the bank and the general ledger
  • Review the reconciliation all credit card accounts and petty cash
  • Process and match delivery note/ original invoice against COD orders
  • Receive and respond to queries

2. Debtors
  • Review all debtor applications documentation
  • Review Credit insurance documentation and applications
  • Credit limit modification requests preparation and review before sign off
  • Credit limit issue resolution
  • Communication with Credit insurers

3. Creditors
  • Review reconciliations of creditor accounts on a monthly basis
  • Verify proper authorisation by users
  • Attend to vendor queries timeously as regards to account
  • Process journals when required

4. Financial systems management
  • Maintain a stock list and ensure it balances to the general ledger
  • Cash flow preparation and monitoring
  • Capture monthly journals and accruals
  • Monthly reconciling of all general ledger accounts
  • Management of rebates and vendor claims
  • Manage an asset register and depreciate assets monthly
  • Execute month-end procedures and prepare the consequent reporting
  • Investigate and probe any variances within the final/monthly reports before distributing to management
  • Liaise with auditors
  • Preparation of monthly management reports
  • Audit preparation and queries

5. Statutory filing
  • Prepare and file statutory returns
  • Handle statutory enquiries appropriately

6. Provide efficient administration support
  • Help prepare documents and presentations
  • Handle general enquiries appropriately
  • Oversee and review cost effective purchasing within the office
  • Provide employee support to teams reporting into the role

7. Filing and Archiving - Documentation Management
  • Oversee the maintenance of an effective workable filing and archiving system
  • Assist other employees with filing in accordance with company procedures
  • Documents are retained for the correct length of time
  • Developing a system for fast retrieval is an essential requirement
  • Maintain a safe and tidy filing system

Boxes to tick…
  • BCom Honours Degree in Accounting or Financial Management Degree
  • 2-3 years accounting experience after completion of articles
  • Proficient in ACPAC
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite
  • Hit the ground running

You’re someone who…

  • Good knowledge of general administrative processes
  • Good understanding of business calendar and priority events
  • Understanding of budget systems and controls
  • Good people handling skills
  • Ability to compile and analyse statistics
  • Excellent organising skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong computer literacy especially in MS applications
  • Knowledge of Taxation
  • Ability to manage people
  • Time management, planning and organising skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems effectively and efficiently
  • Excellent analytical skills with a passion for accuracy and attention to detail
  • Deadline driven with ability to carefully assess and streamline processes

Posted on 18 Jun 09:00