Minimum requirements: Qualifications: CA (SA) Job related: MS Office (advanced in Excel) SAGE Evolution would be advantageous Experience: Minimum of 3 years post articles experience Required Competencies to meet the Job Outcomes: At least 5 years financial management experience, International Financial Reporting Standards, Auditing practices and principles, Computer applications related to the role, Applicable laws, codes and regulations, Valid drivers licence, Certificate of medical fitness. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: All duties take place in accordance with the requirements of the client, Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant legislation: IFRS compliance Ensuring that the general ledger other accounting records are maintained according to group policy and IFRS. Ensuring that monthly general ledger reconciliations are completed and reconciling items resolved. Monthly close-off of accounts fairly reflecting the monthly results of the Group. Managing statutory financial close-off across the Group. Completion of the required monthly, interim and year end schedules. Liaison with internal and external auditors. Annual Financial Statements preparation and oversight. Ensuring compliance with VAT legislation, i.e. validity of VAT claimed and that tax invoices conform to requirements. Ensuring monthly completion of VAT schedules for consolidation. Income Tax compliance - management of tax risks across the Group which includes identifying risks, assessing their possible impact and follow up of treatment to ensure compliance. Accurate and timeous submission of all income tax returns. Providing input regarding compliance with company law and ensuring compliance with commercial law and legislation generally. Compiling monthly reports ensuring completeness, accuracy, alignment with strategy and overall insightful / meaningful commentary. Providing ad hoc information and reports to decision makers on an ongoing basis. Ensuring efficiency ratios are reported and managed across the Group. Monitoring and reporting the Groups capex spend Coordination and completion of the Groups budget process and delivery within deadlines. Providing input regarding the formulation of the operational budgets Coordination of the capex budget within agreed parameters, prioritising projects based on return on investment, risk and ensuring that all investments are in line with strategy. Ensuring that expense budgets are based on the economic indicators. Reporting the budget in the required format and presenting thereof to management teams. Cash flow management and optimization across the Group Maintaining a 12-month rolling cashflow forecast Liaison with the Groups bankers Continuously look for opportunities to improve control procedures throughout the business. Following up on audit queries and ensuring that corrective action is taken by responsible teams. Quarterly Board presentations for shareholder board meetings Provide strategic input to the business Assess asset utilisation and consequent capex requirements Manage and deliver on succession plans Utilise regular communication channels and team meetings to promote continuous improvement and best practice on a daily basis. General: This Job Specification indicates only the main duties and responsibilities of the position and therefore is not intended as an exhaustive list. We are looking for an individual who will fit into the culture of our company comfortably and for this position we will look at all potential candidates. The company will consider individuals who may have a disability however to a limited extent (Hearing with the use of a hearing aid). Please note that the companys employment equity objectives have indicated that this role is strictly a BBEE designated role. Suitable candidates will undergo a prerequisite medical assessment as per the OHS Legislation. By applying for this position, you consent in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act (PoPI) to your personal information being obtained; utilised and stored by the Company through inter alia, reference checks, credit checks and trace reports.