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Finance Director

Remuneration:To be discussed 
Benefits:Telmar offers a competitive benefits package and salary is commensurate with experience
Location:Johannesburg, Woodmead
Education level:Degree
Job level:Management Snr
Own transport required:Yes
Company:Telmar Media Systems (Pty)) Ltd

Job description

Telmar, the leading international media planning software and information services company is seeking a finance director for its Johannesburg office.

The finance director is a key member of Telmar’s global finance team and is integral to the achievement of the financial goals of Telmar’s South African operations. The finance director will be responsible for day to day financial/accounting activities, maintaining and improving existing processes and reporting. This is a hands-on, soup to nuts finance position. The ability to work independently and under pressure in a fast- paced environment is required. Strong attention to detail, organisation and communication skills are also essential to succeed in this position.

This position reports directly to Telmar’s chief financial officer, located in New York City. There is also substantial interface with the local country manager in South Africa.

Job Duties

  • Maintain accounting books and records, including detailed client contract report
  • Handle accounts receivable, accounts payable and matters
  • Maintain routine and ad hoc financial/accounting reports
  • Cash management activities (including collections)
  • Prepare annual P&L and cash flow budgets
  • Ensure all tax compliance, including SARS income/VAT in conjunction with auditors and tax department
  • Liaise with auditors for the completion of year-end audits
  • Handle the billing process to clients, from contract signing to cash collections
  • Increase efficiency and productivity of the finance department
  • Support global finance function
  • Miscellaneous financial/accounting related tasks and projects
  • Supervise the work performed by the receptionist/administrative assistant
  • Human resources and corporate/administration
Telmar offers a competitive benefits package and salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send resumes to and include salary requirements.

Company Description

Telmar, is a media planning software and information services company.


  • Degree in accounting or related discipline
  • Five+ years of financial/accounting experience, optimally with a mix of public and private accounting
  • Experience within a multinational corporation is preferred
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software, preferably Pastel
  • Experience preparing financial statements, conducting variance analyses and analytical reviews, and conducting year-end audits
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel and Word
  • Netsuite experience is a plus
  • Experience in Human Resources (Payroll, Benefits, Employee Relations, BBBEE, etc.) is a plus

Posted on 09 Jan 12:38

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