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(ICT) Business Systems Administrator

The main purpose: To ensure that the organization’s business information and application systems are well-maintained and current at all times. To ensure the business intelligence systems are providing accurate and relevant information supporting the business in having the right information which is easily accessible. Required to champion the testing and deployment of new solutions for both clients (upsell) and the business (value add and enhanced service delivery)

Reporting to:  ICT Manager

Key responsibilities:

  • Ticket Management
  • Maintaining the information systems data including but not limited to the Microsoft SQL ERP (Ungerboeck EBMS) and Financial Reporting database and files
  • Ensuring the relevant back-ups and routine maintenance programs are completed as required
  • Ensuring that application and security updates to systems such as Point of Sale, ERP, Financial  Reporting and Payroll are processed timeously
  • Reviewing, reporting and maintaining the quality of data within the business including but not limited to Microsoft SQL ERP (Ungerboeck EBMS)
  • Assisting users with business systems queries i.e. Enterprise Resource Planning System and Financial  Reporting (Qlikview) and successfully resolving them
  • Maintaining business systems i.e. Point of Sale backend, Enterprise Resource Planning, Financial  Reporting access privileges, reporting and attending to abnormalities
  • User support and training relating to website and intranet services
  • Ensuring high quality and quantity levels of information are always available through reviewing data quality
  • Maintaining adequate records of information systems administration and associated activities
  • Effective communication and training of staff making use of information systems such as financial reporting data models
  • Engage with the business stakeholders and staff to ensure the relevant information is accessible to make decisions by understanding their requirements and interpreting them into an easily accessible solution
  • Receive business needs from management, solicit product and enhancement requirements from end users and must be able to convert the requests from both into a workable solution to present to technology staff
  • Defines project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements; forming project team; establishing project budget
  • Investigating opportunities to integrate other company systems for enhanced information delivery and decision making capacity
  • Test software or coordinate a testing environment
  • Documentation and reporting

 

Qualifications:

  • Matric certificate
  • Relevant Technical Certification
  • Relevant level studies or certification which may be substituted by directly relevant experience which provides the necessary system knowledge and experience

 

Experience:

  • 3 years relevant operational experience in a business systems environment
  • Strong database understanding and knowledge i.e. Microsoft SQL
  • Strong report writing and database query skills i.e. Crystal Reports or SQL etc.
  • Must possess a certain level of business acumen coupled with technical knowledge
  • Applicants with experience with Ungerboeck EBMS will receive preference

Finance Manager – Hospitality Industry

 

 

The main purpose: The Financial Manager is responsible for communicating financial results to management on a monthly basis to enable the appraisal of the company’s actual performance against targets. The Financial Manager is also responsible for the development, implementation and modification for financial policies and practices.

Reporting to the: Chief Financial Officer

Qualifications:

  • CA (SA)

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years financial management experience
  • Must be computer literate and have sound knowledge of the Companies Act

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare annual financial statements and annual reports
  • Analyse and interpret financial information in the statement of financial position and statement of financial performance on a monthly annual basis
  • Consolidated annual budgets for presentation
  • Compile and submit standard and ad hoc internal management reports
  • Compile and submit quarterly and annual Audit Committee and Board reports
  • Interact with external auditors to facilitate the finalisation of annual financial statements
  • Maintain and improve financial reporting processes
  • Revenue management
  • Fixed asset and inventory management
  • Preparation of operating and capital expenditure budgets
  • Reporting of and advising on financial matters to executive management
  • Review and authorize monthly payroll payment
  • Banking and treasury management
  • Formulate and monitor financial risk management policies and procedures
  • Statutory and tax compliance (income tax, VAT and employees’ tax)
  • Preparation of financial information for the board of directors
  • Management of the internal audit function including providing input on good governance and risk management
  • Verify key performance information targets and actual performance on a quarterly and annual basis including ccompiling quarterly and annual reports for submission in terms of the policy and legislation.
  • Management of the SCM function
  • Staff management, motivation and training

Personal attributes: This position would suit an individual with good interpersonal, management and analytical skills, the ability to meet deadlines, be in possession of a good credit record and have criminal clearance. The ability to influence and drive change, build partnerships, apply innovation to the work environment with integrity and confidentiality will stand the candidate in good stead in delivering the required output at the level required for this challenging position.

Cost and Management Accountant

A vacancy exists for a Cost & Management Accountant reporting to the Financial Manager.

 

The successful incumbent must have the following requirements:
Key Performance Areas:

 

  • Maintain and support the standard costing system and ensure that departmental cost allocations are correct.
  • Investigate and ensure that all bills of material are correct and updated on a regular base to reflect the correct standard costs.
  • Maintain and support the CAPEX process and fixed assets register within Syspro 7.
  • Be trained as a super user on the ERP system as local support for Syspro 7.
  • Perform gross profit variance analysis on products and corrective actions if required.
  • Assist the financial director with annual budget and quarterly business forecasting.
  • Support GPM US with costing and pricing enquiries.
  • Responsible for quarterly stock takes and monthly inventory movements.
  • Reconciliation of inventory general ledger accounts with Syspro sub ledger inventory modules.
  • Support sales department with annual price increases.
  • Assist financial director with scenario and benchmarking analysis.
  • Weekly and monthly flash data reporting to management.
  • Ad hoc projects as requested by the Financial Manager.

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Must have a completed three year diploma in cost and management accounting (minimum) with preference to B. Tech (Cost & Management Accounting) or B.Comm (Management Accounting)
  • Studying towards CIMA will be added advantage.
  • Must have 2 – 4 years manufacturing experience (this is critical).
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with staff at various levels.
  • Must be fluent in Afrikaans and English
  • Must have excellent MS Office skills with Excel at advanced level.
  • Must have ERP experience with preference to Microsoft Dynamics or Syspro

Operations Manager – Derivatives

A financial services  company based in the northern suburbs is looking for a Operations Manager to manage the Derivatives team. (EE position)

DUTIES:

  • Achieving performance targets set by management
  • Identify, investigate and solving of Derivative exceptions
  • Timely reporting to management, clients and auditors
  • Developing, training and objective setting for your team
  • Ensuring that compliance with company policy and procedures, Client Service Level agreements and internal controls are followed by your team.
  • Continuously evaluating processes, risks and controls in your area and implementing improvements were necessary
  • Working closely alongside Project and Change teams to participate in business efficiency and new system implementation projects as required
  • Compile research for current and potential clients
  • Stay up to date with new economic and other market research as published
  • Attend regular Client meetings and maintain an excellent Client relationships

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sound understanding of all Derivatives instruments and the application thereof
  • Advanced understanding of Ms Office suite Fundamentals able to link them together using tools and functions to build applications/UDTs for various business related purposes an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of HiPortfolio an advantage
  • Previous Auditing experience an advantage
  • Accounting/Internal Audit/ RPE for Derivative Markets related degree or professional qualification an advantage but not a pre-requisite
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a manager required

 

 

Unit Trust Fund Accountant

Fantastic opportunity to form part of the Fund Accounting team at a well-known Investment/Fund Management business based in the Westlake area

 

  • Processing and setting up of audit, trustee, custody and management fees
  • Ensuring Variation Margin is processed correctly and matches the Clearing House Statement daily
  • Ensure capturing / processing of all 3rd Party duplication trades to the accounting system timeously and accurately (ensure they match the third-party valuation reports)
  • Ability to manage client cash flows (subscriptions and redemptions) and ensure units in issue reconcile to Transfer Agency
  • Pricing of funds within the Collective Investment Scheme, ie Daily unitisation and ensuring the valuation of financial instruments are in line with the funds’ performance e.g. equities, bonds, and derivatives
  • Understand how total fund performance is calculated and impacted with each entry captured
  • Monitor and perform income distribution calculations for each fund class
  • Understand tolerance level checking against a benchmark and are familiar with what is deemed as an unacceptable asset and NAV fund price variance
  • Responsible for running, checking and sending of client reports daily and monthly
  • Handling queries efficiently to ensure resolution of both internal and external client queries (in conjunction with the Client Delivery team)
  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place to mitigate risk
  • Supporting the management and co-ordination of team deliverables relating to projects and new client take-on’s

 

CA (SA)-Supervisor (newly qualified) Century City

Are you looking to work for a global Fund/Investment Management Company.

The primary function of a Supervisor is to check and supervise the tasks required to successfully complete an NAV. In certain circumstances a Supervisor may also be required to perform these tasks.

Check and authorise payments to ensure the payment has been correctly prepared and the correct instructions are going to be processed

Check and approve valuations to ensure all the required information has been captured and processed correctly resulting in the expected valuation movement.

Supervise others to ensure the accuracy, completeness and timeliness in performing the following functions:

  • Reviewing and ensure all documentation are in place for investment purchases and sales / distributions
  • Executing investment purchase transactions
  • Setting-up and capturing of investments on Investran
  • Monitoring of distributions / sales proceeds receivable and capturing of these on Investran
  • Preparation of accurate quarterly (pre fair market value and post fair market value) accounts (including capital statements for investors)
  • Preparation of accurate expense and accrual calculations, including management and admin fee calculation
  • Performing weekly cash reconciliations and proper investigation and resolution of any reconciling differences
  • Performing daily cash management (including preparing payment and transfer instructions) and updating the cash transactions on Investran
  • Capturing daily cash movements as well as trades and updating transactions in Investran
  • Investigating and answering queries with auditors and clients

 

 

Financial Manager

About the Position

Our client is an established commercial law firm based in the CBD and is looking for a recently qualified CA (SA) to become involved in the financial matters of the law firm and its clients. The position will also involve taking on the accounting and financial management of a business in the hospitality sector and projects in the commercial property space.

• Tax advisory
• Individual and company tax returns
• Assist in the restructuring of businesses
• Financial management
• Management accounts
• Financial reporting
• Projections
• Forecasting
• Budgets
• Accounting functions

You will be required to supervise an Accountant and Bookkeeper.

The ideal candidate is self- motivated, has an entrepreneurial flair, is able to manage his/her own time and able to work independently.

 

Financial Manager

Our client in the Technology industry is recruiting for a Financial Manager to be based in the Century City area. The successful applicant will need to be responsible for managing the accounting, reporting, and budgeting functions of Company. Responsibilities will include the development and maintenance of the relevant and necessary internal processes and controls that will be approved by the board for the safeguarding of assets.
The financial manager would need to process all entries in the accounting records to accurately capture all transactions. In addition to this, the financial manager will assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts and will report any, and all, relevant financial information on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to assist in the running of the company.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
• Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures.
• Ensure that all the statutory requirements are met, including Income Tax, Value Added Tax, Pay as You Earn (PAYE) with relevant governing bodies (SARS, CIPC, etc.).
• Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with the Board’s Audit Committee and the external auditors as necessary.
• Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions (including office projects).
• Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash.
• Oversee the bookkeeping function, including maintenance of accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner.
• Reconcile bank, debtors and creditors accounts, and all other balance sheet accounts.
• Review monthly results, implement and maintain monthly variance reporting.
• Record the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy.
• Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation.
• Manage the acquisition of assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortised, and disposed of as appropriate.
• Assist the Executive Director and the Board with financial reporting as required at Board meetings and Annual General Meetings.
• Assist with the negotiation and management of the group cover and benefits plans.
• Process and submit statutory and benefits remittances on time in accordance with policies and procedures.
• Follow guidelines for budget and forecast preparation and prepare the annual budget in consultation with the board/finance committee.
• Ensure that accurate and timely financial statements are prepared in accordance with contract agreements.
• Make relevant suggestions to maximise income where possible and appropriate.
• Liaise with the Bank for lines of credit or other financial services as required and appropriate.
• Utilise the accounting system to the best of its capabilities and make suggestions for the enhancement thereof.
• Any other duties that may be lawfully requested by the CEO/CFO

Requirements:
BCom Financial Accounting/BCom Financial Management
Minimum 7-10 years’ work experience

HR Manager

Our client in the technology industry is recruiting for an HR Manager to be based at their offices in Century City. The ideal candidate will have full generalist HR background including Policies & Procedures, strong Recruitment skills, Payroll, Training & Development, Organisational Design & Management, Reporting and IR experience in a medium-sized global environment. The candidate must be able to work independently and demonstrate strong leadership and influential capability

Responsibilities:
Full HR function and shared services for the TTRO group in the following areas:
Staffing and Succession Planning (onboarding, strong recruitment and transformation);
Organisational Development (culture, structures, values)
Training and Development (skills development, learnerships and leadership development); Employee Relations (roles and responsibilities; performance management; remuneration and reward
IR (Grievance and Disciplinary processes)
Health and Safety;
Transformation and Integration (BEE and CSI and Employment Equity)
Monthly submission of payroll
Reporting and analysis

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in human resources management or equivalent.
7-10 experience in a Generalist capacity and ideally held a position as a Recruiter previously
Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with colleagues.
Experience in educating and coaching staff.
Experience in conflict resolution, disciplinary processes and workplace investigations.
Experience in following and maintaining workplace privacy.
Ability to give presentations.
Knowledge of relevant health and safety laws
Strong BBBEE Management end to end