Financial Manager Imports and Distribution - Cape Town Verfied

Salary Negotiable Cape Town, Western Cape Cape Town, Western Cape more than 14 days ago 01-08-2022 11:46:31 AM
Senior Financial Accountant with a relevant Finance/Accounting Degree and at minimum 5 years’ experience on a senior accounting level, preferably in an import and distribution environment, required to join this company based in Cape Town.

Minimum requirements:
• B.Comm Degree in Accounting or Finance essential
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior accounting role required.
• Knowledge and understanding of import/export industry preferred, but not essential
• Sage Evolution experience essential

Responsibilities:
• Drive finance and administration operations
• Report directly to Managing Director
• Establish and maintain string financial and operational controls
• Maintain GL to Trial Balance using Sage Evolution
• Month-end Journals
• Bank and key account reconciliations
• Managing cash and optimize cash flows
• Weekly cash flow forecast and monitor bank accounts
• Report on overheads monthly and ensure cost control
• Stock controls
• Assist MD with procurement of stock from foreign suppliers, including taking ou and managing forward cover and CFC accounts
• Process payroll and salaries and maintain all staff contracts
• Oversee creditors control, including reviewing of reconciliations and weekly release of payments
• Oversee debtors control – reconciliation and age analysis
• Fixed asset register and controls
• Relationship management with various departments and stakeholders
• Prepare and submit statutory returns – VAT, PAYE, UIF
• Collate all information and documents for preparation of Income Tax returns
• Prepare annual plans and budgets