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Financial Manager - high learning environment, vibrant team, autonomy and high growth

Reference: 

FMMarch2019

Location: 

Cape Town CBD

Source: 

Creative CFO (Pty) Ltd

Become part of a vibrant, quality-focused team that leverages trust and autonomy to deliver exceptional services to diverse, high-growth clients. Receive recognition for your committed, results-producing approach to problem-solving, and opportunities for learning to realise your own passion for personal growth. All while working with some of the countrys most exciting growing businesses - from local entertainers, gin distilleries, and ice-cream parlours, to enterprises revolutionising traditional spaces like retail, property and advertising or treading on the cutting edge of fintech.



 

THE COMPANY

Our Vision is world where more SME's succeed.

At Creative CFO (Pty) Ltd, we provide companies with the best financial tools and services to plan, structure, invest and grow. We believe that innovative solutions are an interconnected web of small problems solved brilliantly. By walking through all the financial processes for each company and solving problems along the way, we have developed a full-service solution that business owners really appreciate.

We are committed to solving the challenges that small business owners face. Accounting and tax is one part of this, but we also cover business process analysis, financial systems implementation and investment support. We unlock value by creating a platform through which business owners can manage and focus their creativity, energy and financial resources.

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THE POSITION

As part of our financial team, you will be the first line of support for our clients, acting as both accountant and financial manager to some of the most exciting businesses in South Africa and the UK. You will be assigned directly to clients and relate closely with them, becoming as passionate about their businesses as they are. And through seeing their wins as team wins, youll be driven to use that passion and your financial expertise to grow their businesses and proactively solve the challenges they face.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement cloud-based financial systems for accounting, point of sale and inventory management

  • Develop the internal accounting controls and processes to ensure accurate management reporting

  • Provide high-level management support to a range of financial transactions including valuations, investment, resource and capital decisions

  • Provide tax advice and compile tax returns to ensure compliance across payroll, vat, income tax

 

 

WHY APPLY

Become part of a small yet rapidly growing team and grab hold of the opportunity to:

  • Work under leadership with a forward-thinking approach to work

  • Receive intentional input and mentoring on your professional and personal development

  • Be part of a close, vibrant office community that promotes creativity, wellness, and regular team-building events

  • Join a team that recognises and celebrates individual contributions to team wins

  • Get matched on your tuition spend and leave taken for ongoing education

  • Enjoy a days paid leave on your birthday - its your day to celebrate you!

 

WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR

Our business is built on the trust we develop with our clients as we serve as their financial managers. You would need to be able to engage clients at all levels with expertise, confidence and integrity.

Experience and Personal Qualities:

  • Proven experience as a financial manager or accountant 

  • Experience in running and/or working with small to medium-sized enterprises

  • Solid understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc.

  • Accounting, Financial Statement Compilation, and Taxation knowledge

  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics

  • Working knowledge of IT and business infrastructure

  • Strong interpersonal, supervisory and client service skills

  • Outstanding organisational and leadership abilities

  • Aptitude and confidence in decision-making and problem-solving

  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities

  • The ability to comfortably engage business owners and investors and ensure high-quality client relationships

 

Academic:

  • An accounting or finance degree from a leading university

  • Articles or relevant financial manager experience

  • Ideally CA, CPA, CFA or CIMA

 

 

 

Industry: 

Accounting

Job Type: 

Permanent

Date Posted: 

2019-03-13