Head – Financial Management

Finance
JHB North

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HEAD – FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
3 MONTHS FIXED TERM CONTRACT – RENEWABLE UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED
JOHANNESBURG NORTH
SALARY PACKAGE IS MARKET RELATED/Negotiable
 
Please Note-
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The successful candidate will lead both the FM & the SFP departments.
The below requirements are not negotiable:-
Qualifications:-
    • Qualified CA
    • Post Graduate Qualification will be an added advantage
Experience:-
    • 10-12 years experience in the required discipline
  
    • Candidate must have hands on experience in finance
    • Proven track record of leading and developing teams
    • Knowledge of IFRS, Tax, Auditing and PFMA
 
 Duration: 3 Months – renewable until we fill the positions
 
Overview/About the Position:
The main purpose of this role is overall leadership and management of the financial management department of the IDC, including accurate and timeous reporting of accounts to internal and external stakeholders.
Key Performance Areas:
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Financial Perspective
    • Manage and coordinate the budgeting and financial planning processes for the IDC
    • Preparation of IFRS compliant Financial Statements
    • Ensure that all tax directives are effectively implemented and that tax implications in management decisions are considered
    • Lead Financial Audits
    • Direct and lead sustainable cost management programmes
    • Ensure IDC Financial Systems are robust and addresses internal control requirements
    • Ensure financial soundness of all decisions
 
Objectives:
Internal Processes:
    • Provide accurate and timely financial service including setting and monitoring of budgets, forecasts, cash flow analysis, management and financial accounts, advice and support to inform decision making at all levels
    • Participate in strategy formulation and implementation for the Financial Management Strategy.
    • Continuous improvement of Internal and External reporting
    • Ensure all regulatory requirements are adhered to
    • Effectively formulate and implement systems and procedures to ensure compliance and provide innovative solutions to take the business forward
    • Provide effective management and leadership to direct reports and the team
    • Ensure that there are no significant new or repeat audit findings
    • Define and implement strategic objectives of the department
Corporate Strategic Alignment:
    • Provide all relevant governance structures with financial information for decision making
    • Continuously exhibits and drives key behaviours
Customer Focus:
    • Create relationships with internal and external clients
    • Optimise service delivery in a manner that address client needs
    • Build a network of relationships, across functions, to achieve goals and objectives
    • Formulate solutions and provide required support for client requests and challenges
Learning & Growth:
    • Ensure the effective management of human resources in the department, including leadership, motivation and development thereof
    • Protect the interest and welfare of employees and establish suitable communication lines with them in line with Human Capital Policies
    • Oversee the implementation of talent management initiatives within the department (Employee Engagement, Mentoring and Coaching, Employment Equity and Succession Management)
    • Provide clear leadership and foster a team culture consistent with the corporate values
    • Lead the transformation and empowerment of individuals within the department.
    • Drive a culture of high performance and facilitate skills and knowledge transfer
    • Generate ideas for improvement of cross functional processes or resolving of complex problems.
    • Research for best practice measures both locally and internationally
    • Take responsibility for personal development and growth
 
Qualifications:
    • Qualified as a CA (SA) with strong technical expertise
Work Experience and Knowledge:
  
Preferably 10 -12 or more years’ relevant experience in field of discipline.
 
  
Candidate must have hands on experience in finance and an appreciation of the role of the IDC.
 
  
  Proven track record of leading and developing teams.
 
  
Knowledge of IFRS, Tax, Auditing and PFMA.
 
  
Strong commercial awareness
 
  
Strong financial statement analysis skills
 
  
Able to demonstrate a high degree of integrity
 
  
Excellent presentation skills – demonstrated excellent verbal and visual presentation skill
 
  
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint at an advance level
 
  
Practical knowledge of SAP will be an added advantage
 
 
Leadership Competencies:
  
Resilience
 
  
Decisiveness in Execution
 
  
People Engagement
 
  
Communication and Engagement
 
  
Diverse Stakeholder Management
 
  
Teamwork
 
  
Innovation
 
  
Change leadership
 
  
Strategic Thinking
 
  
Business Mind Set
 
 
Technical Competencies:
  
Analytical Thinking
 
  
Commercial Acumen
 
  
Communication & Influence
 
  
Relationship Building
 
 
  
Problem Solving
 
  
Strong financial analysis
 
  
Strong commercial awareness
 
 
Behavioural Competencies:
  
Operating within a multi-cultural environment
 
  
Political Awareness
 
  
Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
 
  
Conflict Management
 
  
Negotiating and influencing
 
  
Operating within a multi-cultural environment
 
  
Political Awareness
 
  
Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
 
  
Conflict Management
 
  
Negotiating and influencing
 
 
Please Note – If you do not receive feedback within a month, please consider your application as unsuccessful.