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MDL 395644 - Group Financial Manager



Employer Description

Leading Engineering Firm

Job Description

This Group Financial Manager position for an Engineering Firm reports to the CEO and is a challenging role with lots of scope & opportunity to show your abilities & make a difference.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage the finance activities across the Group, ensuring the required financial management and reporting standards at subsidiary and group level are met.
  • Manage the fiscal activities of the Group and holding company to ensure a high level of accuracy, integrity and sustainability.
  • Plan and develop systems and procedures to improve the operating quality and efficiencies of all departments and subsidiaries ensuring alignment with Group objectives.
  • Provide leadership and strategic guidance to staff in Finance and Procurement across the Group.
  • Ensure a strong financial internal control environment.
  • Foster standardisation and consistency across the group in all financial related aspects.
  • B.Com (Accounting) degree plus completed articles
  • A professional qualification such as AGA(SA) or Professional Accountant (SA)

You will have at least 7+ years of relevant work experience as a Financial Manager in a large engineering firm that deals with construction and mining projects and have:

  • Experience in the preparation and finalisation of accounts in accordance with current South African regulations and International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Knowledge of strategic and financial planning including activity costing, benchmarking, performance tracking and KPIs
  • Experience in budget preparation and reporting
  • Experience in goods and services procurement processes
  • Practical exposure to Accounting, Reconciliations Trial Balance
  • Knowledge and working experience of MS-Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Accounting Software (Pastel, SAP, Caseware)
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills
  • Team oriented, collaborative, respectful, positive, flexible style and a strong work ethic


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