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(Financial Manager)

Candidate: 32522
Available: Available
Location: Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
Gender: Male
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32522
Bachelors
B Comp -
B Compt:
B Compt:
Articles (SAICA):
Grade 12:-
Pastel Payroll, Pastel Basic, MS Access, MS Word, E-Mail, Internet, MS Projects, Lotus Notes, MS Excel, MS Explorer, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, Caseware, MS Publisher
Insurance - Brokering: Financial Accountant From November 2007 To current
Duties
Responsible for the preparation of the monthly financial reports (income and balance sheet), ensuring that the figures are accurate and reliable for management
Proper reconciliations of these accounts
Daily processing of transactions
Ensuring a proper system of internal controls
Approving of all transactions through Accpac

Most of the daily processing is done by the following staff members reporting directly to me, while I process the adjustment journals and reconcile the necessary accounts.
Cashbook clerk
Supplier?s clerk
Two Invoice clerks
Daily processing of the bank instead of monthly
Reconciling of the income per GL to our invoicing software package. (Invoicing is done on an in-house software programme called Marshall)
Reconciling of brokerage expenses and brokerage payable to Marshall
Reconciled the clearing accounts
Reconciled the commission paid expenses to Marshall
Sorted out the filing system. Filing was a mess. Stuff was simply filed wherever. My philosophy on filing is simple. One should be able to find what you?re looking for immediately.
Implemented a proper supplier process from payment basis to accrual basis
Our Credit insurance invoices were still done on Excel. I implemented a system to ensure all these invoices was indeed processed on Accpac and at the correct amounts by using a simple database, which was then imported
Started the process of invoicing of trade credits invoices on Marshall
Reconciling Suppliers
Implemented the system of importing brokers on Accpac instead of manually typing it
Started the journal numbering system ensuring all journals are filed properly.
Automated the month-end journals instead of processing it manually every month, thus preventing errors and saving time
Reconciled the Debtors per the GL to the age analysis, which was out by R 9 million. This consisted of over 200,000 transactions per module over a 5 year period. I did this in less that 40 hours by finding boxes of reconciled transactions in both modules instead of matching it one by one
Implemented a system to ensure all guarantees were invoiced

Consumer Products - FMCG: Financial Manager From July 2001 To December 2005
Duties
Authorization of all payments
Cash flow budgeting and planning six months in advance.
Profit forecasts
Preparation of monthly management reports
Cost calculations
Variance Analysis, including turnover, gross and net profit variances to budget
Overseeing yearly financial audit and dealing with all queries related thereto from the external auditor
Annual Financial Statements
Overseeing yearly financial audit and dealing with all queries related thereto from the external auditor
Maintaining a fixed asset register
Monthly payroll
Calculation of new selling prices, ensuring it is market related
Proper stock control
Feasibility studies
Overseeing daily processing of transactions, including bank reconciliations, processing of invoices for supplier and customers, and any other stock related entries
Processing of debtors? remittances and reconciliation of their accounts, and handling all queries related thereto
Processing of month-end journals
Overseeing monthly supplier and customer reconciliations
Completion of monthly statutory returns
Processing and balancing of inter-company loans
Completion and submission of monthly RSC, VAT and PAYE returns

Accounting: Auditor From January 1997 To July 2001
Duties
Financial Management and Accounting
Authorization of all payments
Cash flow budgeting and planning six months in advance.
Profit forecasts
Preparation of monthly management reports
Cost calculations
Variance Analysis, including turnover, gross and net profit variances to budget
Overseeing yearly financial audit and dealing with all queries related thereto from the external auditor
Annual Financial Statements
Overseeing yearly financial audit and dealing with all queries related thereto from the external auditor
Maintaining a fixed asset register
Monthly payroll
Calculation of new selling prices, ensuring it is market related
Proper stock control
Feasibility studies
Overseeing daily processing of transactions, including bank reconciliations, processing of invoices for supplier and customers, and any other stock related entries
Processing of debtors? remittances and reconciliation of their accounts, and handling all queries related thereto
Processing of month-end journals
Overseeing monthly supplier and customer reconciliations
Completion of monthly statutory returns
Processing and balancing of inter-company loans
Completion and submission of monthly RSC, VAT and PAYE returns
Management - 2005
Financial functions:
Overseeing 19 additional warehouse and delivery staff members
Authorization of stock purchases
Overseeing the preparation of daily production reports
Weekly and daily planning of deliveries
HR
Negotiating with customers and suppliers on prices
The professional handling of Customer complaints

A complete redesign of the stock control system to improve internal controls on Pastel and in the company. This also ensured stock in the warehouse agreed to the stock on Pastel, which was not the case before
Daily stock control with warehouse manager, including maintaining systems to ensure the correct deliveries and receipt of stock and overseeing the correct processing of the relevant documentation related thereto

Printing - Publishing: Accountant From December 2005 To October 2007
Duties
My main duties in a month included
Preparation of monthly financial packs
The reconciliation of stock and stock creditors, including all your journals relating thereto and handling of claims related thereto.
All Foreign Exchange payments, including purchase of foreign exchange at the best possible rates and revaluing of foreign creditors
Proper journalising of all foreign creditors balances at month-end
Developing, implementing and overseeing the maintenance of systems and internal controls
Costings of new titles
Support to Sales Managers with regards to all their Sales budgets and targets
Preparation of monthly and yearly budgets and sales budgets
Implementation and improvement of various costing modules
Implementing new stock control methods, which also helped to identify the true value of stock depreciation
Improving of the companies financial packs and reconciliation of stock and stock creditors, from being very unreliable to extremely reliable, and from taking weeks to complete to taking less than two days to complete
Assist other staff members with their reports, writing Macros and Templates which made life easier for them and increased their productivity
Some of these projects included:
Writing a macro for the download and formatting of our monthly financial reports, which use to take up to 2 days to complete, but now only takes 2 hours
Writing a database for our Sales Managers to help with their sales analysis, saving them 2 days a month
A complete overwrite of the Local Publishing costing calculation sheet, calculating the various options and scenarios, including a break-even quantity Macro (instead of manually guessing the quantity)
Constant improvement the GP checking measures, which helped me to discover R150,000 worth of claims in 2006 and R224,000 worth of illegitimate discounts in 2007
Excel training to staff members
Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
Johannesburg Town
English
Afrikaans
Yes
Negotiable
Single
Available
Yes
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