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Financial Manager

Spartan Security
GautengSouth Africa
6 days ago0 Applicants
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  • This opportunity requires a like-minded individual who will be willing to maintain and foster internal and external relationships with stakeholders.
  • The individual will report directly to the Commercial Director and will work closely with the senior management team.

Required Qualifications

  • BCom or equivalent (Hons – preferred)

Job Description

  • As the Financial Manager, you will work closely with the executive team, gain broad exposure to the business and be accountable for the accounting function for the Spartan Group and some key financial processes in servicing customers.

The expectation of the experienced candidate will include:

  • Be eligible to register as a Key Individual in respect of FSCA
  • Manage the accounting function
  • Direct and lead the financial department team
  • Ensure IFRS compliance
  • Responsible for monthly reporting, Annual Financial Statements of several companies and the audit engagement
  • Experience in, or a conceptual understanding of, the principles inherent in a financing business
  • VAT & income tax returns & General SARS queries
  • Insurance matters
  • Budgets
  • Key Process management
  • Ensure effectiveness
  • Maintain efficiencies
  • Sign off process compliance activities
  • Manage projects
  • Plan, Execute, and Debrief
  • Coordination
  • Manage project resources
  • Prepare reports
  • Timeous delivery
  • Alert Management to exceptions
  • Cash flow management & forecasts
  • Gather and present to Exco
  • Prepare reports for Board meetings and funders

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience (preferably with exposure to mid-sized companies including reporting to external stakeholders)
  • Leadership experience in a financial role
  • Working knowledge of IFRS
  • Project management
  • General Microsoft office tools
  • Excel – Advanced
  • Exposure to ERP systems & Sage/Xero/Quickbooks
  • Flexibility to adapt with business changes
  • Analytical mind, organized, precise and meticulous
  • Ability to take initiative, learn quickly and strive for results
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong team player and motivator

Required Disposition

  • Someone who is discerning and keen to learn and grow
  • Problem solver
  • Good Communicator
  • Management experience and the ability to get the best out of a team
  • Take initiative and responsibility
  • Managing own time efficiently
  • Multitasking
  • Someone who is self-aware
  • An eye for detail
  • Curiosity with constant holistic learning
  • Resilient
  • Techno Savvy
  • Team player who is not afraid of rolling up sleeves
  • Someone who wants to contribute to South Africa
  • Empathetic to the struggles of SMEs (our Customers)
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