Finance Manager – JHB

Our client is looking for a Finance Manager, for a company located in Boksburg, JHB. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Accounts Payables

  • Accounts Payables – Supplier payments and maintain good credit.
  • Review all supplier documents
  • Sign off all creditor’s recons
  • Accounts Payables – Conduct and oversee maintenance of AP files.
  • Load all payments onto ABSA


  • Set objectives for the accounts receivable team that align with the accounting department’s goals.
  • Monitor processing of invoices.
  • Ensure timely collection of payments.
  • Conduct credit checks.
  • Negotiate with clients in non-payment cases.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc forecasting reports.

Statutory Payables

  • Ensure accurate/timely payment of statutory (SARS) levies
  • Reconcile and ensure accurate/timely payment of Bargaining Council levies etc.
  • Ensure accurate/timely payment of Union fees
  • Capturing & Maintenance of Wage/Salary payments on banking platforms
  • Prepare all monthly, quarterly and yearly taxes for review by direct manager and ensure that they are paid on time
  • Submit EMP 501


  • Monitor cash flow status
  • Review Daily / Weekly Bank Reconciliations
  • Maintain Inventory Records and Reconciliations
  • Monitor expense deviations from budget and inform management.
  • Prepare Monthly Provisions and Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Process provisions journals as required for month-end as well as various other journals that may be required from time to time
  • Upload weekly and month pay runs from VIP
  • Assist with checking of weekly pay runs
  • Maintain AOD Reconciliations
  • Monitoring of AOD Billing from Clients and recoveries
  • Oversee Finance Assistant on weekly AOD functions when necessary
  • Prepare and maintain per employee provisions between QLIK and VIP on monthly basis
  • Update and review rate cards
  • Check D Forms submitted from payroll
  • Oversea and monitor debtor invoicing to the weekly payroll runs
  • Check that all invoices are correctly invoiced to the assigned debtor
  • Assist from time to time when required on debtor’s collections

Financial Reporting, Statutory Compliance and Record Keeping

  • Prepare Board Pack for review and finalization by Finance Executive
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly, and other reports as needed by the Finance Director/Shareholders.
  • Report any discrepancies/risks to the Finance Executive
  • Prepare all required statutory submission for submission (SARS, STATS SA, WCA and any other report as delegated from time to time)
  • Recommend and maintain a system of policies and procedures that impose an adequate level of control over Finance Department activities
  • Monthly VIP and system audits


·       High emotional intelligence

·       Ability to analyse and report

·       Ability to perform various tasks and maintain an attention to detail

·       Ability to maintain confidentiality

·       Ability to interact with people at all levels (teamwork)

·       Financial acumen

·       Ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines

·       Proficiency in excel

·       Accuracy

·       Ability to work independently and delegate functions

·       Ability to communicate (verbal and written) at all levels = Lower, Middle and Upper levels              of management


Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • B. Com degree in Financial Accounting or Financial Management
  • A minimum of 10 working years’ experience in a financial field with 5 years in a similar management role with equivalent experience.
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