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Finance Manager (Retail / Financial Management / FMCG / Accounting) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannebsurg, johannesburg
Reference Number: RSB
Job Description:
A leading, Pan – African investment group are seeking a Financial Manager to join their affiliate company within the Retail & FMCG space. This role will be responsible for the full financial management function & maintenance of all accounting records for the company and will be base in the Johannesburg office.
In conjunction with a team of admin staff this individual will be responsible for:
  • Cash book maintenance.
  • Management of creditors function (including supplier payment, reconciling to supplier statement).
  • Management of debtor’s function (including debt collection and reconciling debtors’ balances).
  • Provide monthly creditor and debtor age analysis.
  • Reconcile salary information provided by third party salary administrators to bank account payments.
  • Reconcile VAT accounts, prepare and submit VAT returns as well as make payments, collect refunds as is applicable.
  • Daily takings reconciliations for takings relating to the prior day for all stores, with the weekends and public holiday takings being reconciled on the next working day.
  • Reconciliation of petty cash items at the stores on a monthly basis.
  • General ledger responsibility.
  • Daily bank reconciliations.
  • Other asset/liability reconciliations.
  • Fixed assets – sub ledger to general ledger.
  • Maintenance of general ledger to trial balance.
  • Prepare management accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Enhance internal operational efficiencies and development of reporting tools to enhance the performance of the business.
  • Ensure compliance with tax authorities and other statutory legislation (PAYE, VAT, APS, Border Tax, Namboard and Dairy Board).
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • A relevant tertiary qualification is essential.
  • Minimum of two years relevant (ideally post articles) working experience.
  • Should the candidate not be a qualified Chartered Accountant, they should have the relevant working experience and the relevant skill set.
  • The successful candidate will have previous experience as a Financial Accountant.
  • Previous experience within the FMCG industry or retail services industry will be highly advantageous.
  • An excellent command of English, both written and verbal, is a requirement of the job.
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Robin Botha
Recruitment Consultant
CA Global Finance
Should you not receive a response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.
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