Finance Manager

Mott MacDonald
  • Johannesburg
  • Confidential
  • 5-10 years
  • 23 Mar 2015

  • Finance/ Accounts

  • Engineering
Job Description

Finance Manager will be responsible for the following tasks;

- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operation of the group financial function
- Review, develop and implement the financial policies, systems and procedures for the business
- Prepare / co-ordinate the preparation of financial statements, summaries, and other cost-benefit analyses and financial management reports
- Co-ordinate the financial planning, financial forecasting and budgeting process in line with Group guidelines and quality expectations
- Evaluate financial reporting systems, accounting procedures and investment activities and make recommendations for changes to procedures, operating systems, budgets and other financial control functions
- Establish profitability standards for investment activities and handle mergers and/or acquisitions
- Notify and report to the Sub-Regional Accountant concerning any trends that are critical to the organization's financial performance
- Participating in strategic planning, and formulating long-term group business plans
- Ensure that the group meets their requirements with regard to cash generation and working capital management
- Recruit, organize, train and manage finance staff
Candidate Specification
Candidates should have the following experience and qualifications;

- Good knowledge of IFRS and Generally accepted accounting practice
- Advanced working knowledge of Excel and strong database skills
- Strong financial acumen, analytical agility and problem solving skills
- Detail oriented, organized and able to meet tight deadlines
- Self-motivated, results driven, prefers to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment
- Proven prioritization, time management and project management skills
- Effective written and interpersonal communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build lasting relationships
- Must be registered with South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
- 5 to 10 years experience

Technical Competencies

- Attention to detail
- Technical capability
- Strong mathematical skills
- Delivery with agreed time-frames
- Familiarity with relevant software
- Ability to Manage a technical team

Behavioral Competencies:

- Personal drive
- Evidential team working and management
- Problem Solving
- Initiating Action
- Seeking to Improve Personal knowledge

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