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Finance Manager

Candidate: 16862
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Location: Johannesburg (Incl. Northern Suburbs)
Gender: Female
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Finance Manager
R80000- R90000
Master in Business Leadership- Major in Financial Management

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Engineering:Project Finance Manager From 2019-01 To Current
    • Managing the roll out of the new in-house developed budget tool (budget span 5 years)
    • Liaising with business units’ Financial Managers and costs accountants on group cash consolidation reports, budget revisions and budget base assumptions.
    • Implementing a new budget process that reports a 5 year budget cycle compared to the 1      year budget last year.
    • Calculation and analysis of the covenant calculations monthly.
    • Compiling the Group Banking Facility Schedule monthly.
    • Reconciling new system compared to old system management accounts.
    ·       Compiling Group Cash flow and analysing its variances versus actuals monthly.

Engineering:Financial Manager From 2018-03 To 2018-12
  • Manage the full finance function of local office in South Africa (S.A.) and foreign subsidiary in Namibia (Annual revenue- R174 million; Creditors-   R6 million; Debtors- R30 million).
  • Liaise with sales heads (7 branches in S.A. at each branch weekly for sales forecasts and track sales forecasts versus budgeted sales and monitor effect on working capital targets.
  • Manage the cash management process for foreign and local cash weekly and review the monthly report to Group.
  • Review monthly and annual tax calculations ((PAYE, EMP201, VAT, INCOME TAX) for both local and international branches and attend to tax related matters.
  • Review of bill of materials on big projects and verification of product costing changes.
  • Review the income and costs monthly for to prepare management accounts. Track monthly expenditure compared to budget and updated forecasts.
  • Review and present Management Accounts to executive management for Head office and branches monthly (EXCO).
  • Review annual financial statements in compliance with IFRS. Prepare and present financial results at monthly ESG (Engineering Solutions Group) Board meetings.
  • Review financial information reports to ESG like monthly flash reports, quarterly performance, miscellaneous requests regarding expenditure analysis, comparison to competitor companies, etc.
  • Manage internal and external audits.  Resolve audit queries and complete audit pack.
  • Attend monthly Group audit committee meetings to report on corrective action for audit findings found at HYFLO.
  • Lead the budget planning cycle by working with operation heads across branches to develop key assumptions.
  • Managing the budgets and forecasting process.
  • Liaising with branch heads to streamline systems and procedures through the business unit.
  • Reviewing the scheduled foreign payments and liaising with global suppliers.
  • Reviewing the stock holding, including consignment stock and liaising with procurement team to estimate lead times of foreign stock on waters.
  • Manage the performance of staff to monitor even distribution of work and finance efficiencies.
  • Ensure that all internal controls are adhered to and review reconciliations.
  • Calculate and submit IFRS9 & IFRS15 calculation to Group quarterly.

Finance And Medical:Self employed From 2017-01 To 2018-02
  • Submitting daily medical aid claims
  • Following up with medical aid companies for payment on claims submitted
  • VAT calculation and submissions every second month
  • Managing the collection of rental  for portfolio of properties
  • Semi-annual TAX calculations and submissions

Steel and Iron Manufacturer :Financial Director From 2013-11 To 2015-04
  • Managing a staff complement of 20 team members.
  • Managing a business with an annual turnover of R550 million with local offices in South Africa and three foreign subsidiaries situated in America, Finland and Australia.
  • Reported monthly to Business unit board and Operating Group board on financial results. A monthly Financial Director report explaining cost and income variances was completed for Group review. 
  • Evaluated risks with local and foreign subsidiary business processes and systems in place and implemented change.
  • Investigated the Import and Export system and streamlined document control and implemented internal controls to reduce company risk.
  • Mentored cost accountant to liaise with factory personnel daily to understand costs and reasons for cost movements.
  • Implemented quarterly sustainability reports (King III) and submitted to Operating Group.
  • Streamlined company procedures in line with Group policy and procedures.
  • Managed change management programs to assist employees with the change to embrace Group values and processes. 
  • Liaised with external auditors and Group legal team to meet South African Reserve Bank requirements for exchange of monies across borders for contracts with Chinese suppliers, foreign subsidiaries and export customers. (DFC had a one year payment term with China).
  • Liaised with external auditors and Group Tax team to correct previous year audit findings concerning tax agreements in place for foreign subsidiaries.
  • Liaised with external auditors during year-end audits and pre-acquisition audits.

Other Achievements:

  • Implemented Group financial reporting deadlines in South African finance departments.
  • Implemented Group financial reports at month-end, to streamline quarter-end and year-end reporting to Group.
  • Discontinued petty cash system on company sites, to reduce risks.
  • Managed the first fixed asset register where assets could be identified.
  • Participated in the acquisition of a local business: ATVAL
  • Implemented internal controls and new financial procedures in line with Group procedures at ATVAL.
  • No major findings at 2014 year-end audit.

Mining:Senior Accountant From 2011-07 To 2013-10
  • Analysing budgeted versus actual cost variances and reporting to management monthly with commentary for the Ore Reserve Department (ORD).
  • Compile and submit annual budget presentation to Group for authorisation.( in local currency – rand and Group currency – US Dollars)
  • Participating in operational issues daily and reporting findings at weekly operational meetings, to reduce costs and improve safety levels at shaft.
  • Managing ORD department.

Other Achievements:

  • Seconded to the SAP R2 user testing phase 1 and 2.
  • Acted in a Finance Manager position for a month whilst Finance Manager (Mponeng Mine) left for a sabbatical during the annual budget process.

Steel and Iron Manufacturer:Management Accountant / Financial Accountant / Finance Manager From 2006-07 To 2011-06
  • Analysing stock-related cost variances, payroll cost variances, cash flow variances, income and cost variances to report monthly with commentary.
  • Managing finance team of 10 team members.
  • Co-ordinating the year-end process and completing the year- end schedules, year-end pack &tax pack for group consolidation.
  • Completing business submission to Group on various initiatives like continuous improvement, BBBEE, sustainability and social responsibility.
  • Liaised monthly with departmental heads and discussed continuous improvement initiatives and cost drivers, given monthly cost movement and variances.
  • Co-ordinating the yearly budgeting process from various departments.
  • Participated in SAP R2 predesign phase within operating group.
  • Liaised with local bank and local freight companies to streamline import documentation process.

Other Achievements:

  • Reducing the debtor days from 40.63 to 37.13 days, thereby improving cash flow & working capital.
  • Reducing supplier complaints & number of suppliers used, with the implementation of a buyer- creditor forum that meet weekly to resolve outstanding queries.
  • Streamlining cashbook function & reduced cash book staff complement.
  • Implemented the e-billing system for all customer-billing.
  • Participated in the formation of automatic weekly management accounts for prompt cost analysis.
  • Implemented governance related reporting and moved towards Triple bottom line reporting (King III).
  • Participated in the implementation of an Employment Equity committee at DURASET.
  • Implementing Standard Bank electronic foreign banks account systems to avoid manual application to bank for foreign payments and receipt of foreign monies, to reduce bank charges and conversion costs.

Petroleum and Oil Industry:Accountant From 2005-08 To 2006-06
  • Analysing capital expenditure and reporting findings monthly.
  • Reviewing and revising capital expenditure policy.
  • Evaluation of capital projects and new business analysis.
  • Assisting internal auditing of the capital procurement process for SOX requirements and liaising with SAP consultants to re-systemize capital procurement process.

Education - Training:Assistant Director of Finance From 2004-10 To 2005-07
  • Reporting to Executive College Council on cost and revenue variances, capital expenditure variances and cash flow variances monthly with commentary.
  • Investigating unfavourable variances & implementing corrective action at various sites.
  • Initiating regular internal audits at all sites and implementing changes to ensure that all operations have consistent systems and procedures and are GAAP compliant.
  • Reviewing legal contracts and assessing risk within the company.
  • Assisting external auditors with the final year audit 
  • Developing and implementing financial policy.
  • Managing quarterly investment reporting

Other Achievements:

  • Migrated of all data from LAN to WAN.
  • Migrated from cheque payments to electronic banking.
  • Merged all colleges’ investments and centralised the creditor system.
  • Revised all college policies and implemented new centralised policies and procedures.
  • Implemented a new centralised capital expenditure system.

Automobile / Motor Industry:Financial Controller of Parts and Accessories Department From 2003-09 To 2004-05
  • Reporting monthly to management on cost and income variance.
  • Analysing stock holding and providing procurement team feedback to improve liquidity.
  • Preparing year-end audit file and assisting the external auditors with queries.
  • Investigating costs and existing processes and procedures in the parts and accessories department.
  • Assisting sales team with pricing analysis and stock analysis to strategize market penetration.

Other Achievements:

  • Assisted non-financial staff (predominantly the sales team) in analysing past data for different projects e.g. incentives provided to dealerships. A new incentive was launched to dealerships in Jan 2004.
  • Improved the debtor collection period.
  • Assisted the Human Resource Manager and external auditors reconcile payroll provisions given system change. Streamlined the monthly payroll provision process.
  • Streamlined the stock count process of 60 000 parts such that the stock count process shortened from a two day process to a one and half day process, with a smaller number of recounts.

Travel and Tourism Industry:Management Accountant From 2001-07 To 2003-03
  • Reconciling oversees debtors and sundry creditors ledgers and reporting to management with manual collated age analysis.
  • Liaising with account clerks in Zimbabwe to complete month-end reconciliations and necessary journals to finalise month end figures.
  • Completing monthly financial reporting and providing management in Zimbabwe and America (HEAD OFFICE) commentary on actual versus budgeted financial results.
  • Analysing cost and revenue variances and investigating corrective procedures.
  • Preparing year-end audit file and assisting the external auditors with queries.
  • Completing the year-end tax file to submit to America for consolidation of year’s results.

Other Achievements:

  • Given changes made to finance systems and procedures, there were no internal control findings in year-end audit 2002.
  • The Zimbabwe tax pack was the first to submit at year-end at 06/2002 and I liaised wi

Automobile / Motor Industry:Graduate trainee for 12 months / Cashbook clerk From 2000-02 To 2001-07
  • Updating cashbook with dealership payments daily.
  • Liaising with the bank and customers to investigate favourable balances and liaising with clients and dealership for early vehicle settlement.
  • Liaising with bank concerning foreign documentation required for vehicles that crossed the country borders.

Other Achievements:

  • Assisted one of the bookkeepers in streamlining the monthly payment of legal accounts and shortened the month end process by 2 days.
  • Seconded to the Human Resource team to complete
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