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Financial Manager, (B.Com Hons/CA(SA))

Ref: 1023604

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Honours
Annual Package Range: (ZAR) 1.15 mil - 1.3 mil, per annum
Total years experience: 7 Years

Current/recent job title: Financial Manager

Financial Manager, (B.Com Hons/CA(SA))

Discipline: CA(SA) B. COM (Honours) Accounting & CTA / Post Graduate Diploma In Management. (Chartered Accountant – SAICA) Industry in: FMCG and Engineering. Years of experience range: 7 years post-qualifying experience. Annual package range: South African Rand – (ZAR) 1.15 mil – 1.3 mil, per annum. Gender: Female. Ethnicity: Indian. Nationality: South African.

Dynamic, enthusiastic and dedicated CA (SA) Financial Manager with over 7 years post-qualifying experience, that loves setting up systems, reports and problem solving. She has gained valuable knowledge, which includes financial accounting and reporting, taxation, management accounting and reporting, corporate finance, internal controls and auditing, that she is able to apply to a range of different industries.

This candidate boasts achievements which includes but not limited to:
• Proven record of producing quality-driven financial and business reporting which is accurate, timeous and includes trend analysis, “value adds” and “red flag” indicators. Reporting experience includes weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reporting to various stakeholders; preparation of Annual Financial Reports.
• Successful implementation of various improvement projects, most of which were self-initiated. Successful decluttering / reconstructing and Work Redistribution with minimal disruption to improve output and meet mandate requirements.
• Hands on assistance to individuals within direct team / wider organisation to improve their skills and create a lasting benefit through knowledge sharing, coaching and identifying opportunities where individuals can optimise their skills. Key role in revamping Finance Talent identification and development programme with HR.
• Successfully recalculating and justifying lower valuation of prospective acquisition of a Mine to Corporate Finance that resulted in a reversal of an acquisition decision.
• Initiating a contract review & recalculation resulting in 42% saving on printing costs.
• Successfully assisted a client to defend an SA Revenue Service assessment – saving client 86% SARS tax assessment.

Candidate location: South Africa

Home & other languages: English, Afrikaans

Designation: Financial Manager

University: University of the Witwatersrand

Company size: ‘1001 – 5000

Division: Financial Management / Accounting

Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head

Gender: Female

Ethnicity: Indian

Nationality: South African

Other Formal Qualification: Postgraduate Diploma In Management UCT (MDP)

Current / most recent job title? Financial Manager

Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Responsible for the financial reporting functions of the organization ensuring effective support to the business in line with global and local requirements

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Clear understanding of accounting principles, internal controls, systems, reporting requirements, identifying and filling any related gaps, ensuring that the team has the necessary skills to meet the requirements. Identifying areas of risk and enabling plan of actions to prevent or mitigate it.

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Perseverance, integrity and quality are key aspects that I contribute with my experience and skills as a a Financial Professional

Ideal business title:

Financial Manager – large or medium company
Chief financial officer – medium size firm

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Financial Manager – effective accounting and reporting, internal controls, systems as well as key role in relsyion to a company’s strategy

CFO – Financial strategy, fforecasting and reporting of the company , past, present and future financial situation, effective financial support, systems as well as strong internal controls to detect and prevent risk and loss

Skill area of competence:

Financial Accounting & Reporting
Management Accounting & Reporting
Identifying and eliminating blockages when ouput /financial support/reporting /is poor
Successful work redistribution with minimal disruption
Audit and Advisory
Financial Models

Career summary:

4 years – audit and advisory
2 years financial services and fiduciary
11 years in mining including 5 years in central technical shared services

Where would you like to be in your career in the next 5 to 10 years, what would you like to have achieved?

Financial Manager – large or medium company
Chief financial officer – medium size firm

What do you absolutely love doing?

Setting up systems, reports and problem solving that ensures what is put in place is sustainable and adaptable to any possible future changes

Ideal company (culture and values):

A company that delivers quality output and prioritizes work ethic in a professional environment

Motivation to move (please select): Other

Location Preference: I am open to positions nationally (in my country).

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