Financial Manager (Business Intelligence and Process Analyst)

Location: Lorentzville, Johannesburg

Salary: Market related

Ready to be part of something big? Crunch numbers and unleash insights!

Is this you?

You’re a young, dynamic CA (SA) that is a self-starter and self-motivated. You take ownership of tasks and work well without supervision. You take your work and career seriously and are keen to get stuck in and make a positive difference. The opportunity to gain experience within a well known, international and established company appeals to you. We’re seeking a business intelligence maestro to play an important role in our shared services division that reports directly to the UK and services a number of companies within a group.

What you’ll be doing (and why you’ll enjoy it)

You’ll be a vital player in shared services division that facilities the finance function for a number of companies/business units in the food industry. You will report directly to the Shared Services Finance Manager but will work closely with all Finance Managers. The role is crucial for ensuring accurate and timely reporting, implementing effective internal controls, and administering all the financial system platforms. The role will also involve various ad hoc projects such as system implementations, and technical accounting assistance.

You’ll use your skills to transform data into smart decisions and join a company that’s at the heart of the food supply chain. Fuel your career with delicious opportunities.

You’ll prepare and distribute financial management reports, including monthly management packs/TB’s, budgets, forecasts and variance analysis. You’ll implement Power BI reporting to analyse financial data, consolidations and provide insights to management. You’ll collaborate to design and implement internal controls, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and best practises to mitigate financial risks.

You’ll also be the custodian of financial system platforms and ERP systems which include D365, Syspro (to be phased out and moved to Xero), Micros, idealPOS. You’ll participate in cross-functional projects such as process improvements, system implementations and Power BI Reporting. Liaising with internal and external auditors for system processes, walk-throughs and controls effectiveness testing will be part of your role too.

Where you’ll be doing it

This is an in office job. The core working hours are 8am to 5pm however there is some flexibility.

You will have an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that is shaping the future of supply chain. With your new employers commitment to innovation you’ll find yourself at the forefront of a dynamic supply chain. The business is forever changing and diversifying and you’ll need to be flexible and eager to develop.

The employees combine passion, purpose and drive as well as team spirit. They believe work hard, play hard and values are around passion, courage, integrity and pride.

What you’ll need

We’re looking for a CA (SA) with 5 years post articles commercial experience with a strong understanding of financial concepts, accounting principles and financial reporting. You’ll need to be systems/tech savvy – you’ll be working on Microsoft Dynamics. Proficiency in business intelligence and data visualisation tools like Vena and Power BI is essential to create insightful reports and dashboards.

You’ll have excellent analytical skills to interpret financial data and identify trends and anomalies. Your Excel skills need to be advanced for data manipulation, modelling and analysis. You’ll have knowledge of internal control frameworks and experience in implementing and monitoring controls. You’re experienced with ERP systems such as Syspro, D364, Xero and so on.

Attention to detail is your thing and you thrive in managing multiple tasks and deadlines and you’re a great team player. Your project management and troubleshooting skills are advanced and you’re naturally organised and work well in a fast paced environment.

What you’ll get

You’ll receive a basic salary with a 15% to retirement fund which is compulsory. Medical aid is by choice. A possibility at earning a bonus which is at management’s discretion and paid in December. There is a food voucher every month to purchase meals directly from your company. There are 20 days annual leave and after 5 years the option to take a once off 30 day sabbatical.


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Financial Manager (Business Intelligence and Process Analyst)

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