Finance Manager

  • Personal Trust (Pty) Ltd
  • Rondebosch, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Nov 28, 2019
Permanent Accounting & Tax

Job Description


This new vacancy has been created at our offices in Rondebosch. This role is suited to a qualified CA(SA) candidate, with 3-5 years of post-articles experience, preferably gained at a small, or medium sized accounting and auditing firm.


* Preparation of group entity annual financial statements (i.t.o IFRS)
* Completion and submission of Group entity tax returns (income, DWT)
* Oversee compilation of monthly management accounts, and presentation of same
* Preparation of annual budget for group
* Review and measurement of actual performance against budget
* Forecasting of results during financial year - review and update predictive model
* Responsible for finance dept operations, review schedules, reconciliations and controls
* Ensure controls and risk limiting mechanisms are in place and reviewed regularly
* Management, training and supervision of finance department staff
* Authorise payments, monthly review of debtors and journals
* Ensure all statutory returns are timeously and accurately completed and submitted
* Manage relationships with external auditors, finance service providers
* Manage capital adequacy and reserve requirements
* Assess and improve process and procedures


*Related tertiary qualification a necessity: qualified chartered accountant
* Previous experience (with proven track record) in similar function a requirement, minimum 3-5 years post qualifications experience)
* Strong MS office suite applications skills required
* Computer literacy: MS Office, Sage 300 ERP advantageous
* Previous supervisory or management experience an advantage
* Previous commercial working experience in a small to medium environment
* Fluency in English required (verbal and written)
* High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, integrity, and ability to work in a high volume environment
* Ability to work independently, and excellent organisational skills a requirement
* Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines a requirement

Application Deadline

Dec 05, 2019