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Financial Officer (Contract)

Vacancy Details

Reference No.

SR1-41375

Synopsis

Analyse, interpret, collate and present financial and non-financial information in order to drive strategy. Enable decision making and support the company’s business units as per the business strategy at a leading financial services provider, for a Financial Officer role

Description

  • Prepare budgets and forecasts within turnaround times by gathering business requirements, understanding business trends, projecting forwards and making recommendations where appropriate
  • Prepare all monthly reports by collating data, creating reports, analysing and commenting on the results
  • Meet deadlines by working within the monthly strategic calendar
  • Build and maintain strong internal and external relationships by attending relevant meetings and regular communication
  • Build trusting professional relationships by sharing professional knowledge, meeting deadlines and providing high quality work
  • Ensure all general ledger entries are accurate and correctly posted and approved by checking daily reports, performing quality control checks and querying incorrect postings
  • Perform quality control checks (daily and monthly process) by verifying data accuracy, proper authorisation and reconciling the general ledger accounts
  • Ensure compliance by following regulations, policies and procedures
  • Keep abreast of legislation and other industry changes that impacts on role by reading the relevant newsletters, websites and attending sessions
  • Understand and embrace the company’s vision and demonstrate the values through interaction with team and stakeholders
  • Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers
  • Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed, experience practiced and certifications obtained and / or maintained within specified time frames
  • Ensure information is provided correctly to stakeholders by maintaining knowledge sharing knowledge with team
  • Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in the company’s culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc)
  • Participate and support corporate social responsibility initiatives for the achievement of key business strategies
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance processes, systems and policies and support implementation of new processes, policies and systems

Requirements

  • Matric plus Diploma in Accounting
  • BCom Accounting or equivalent
  • Microsoft Office (intermediate)
  • Cluster specific operational knowledge
  • Administrative procedures and systems
  • Data analysis
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge

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Position Type

Contract < 6 months

Work Level

Skilled

Salary

Market Related

Industry

Banking/Finance And Investment

Salary Type

Annually

Package

Cost To Company

Affirmative Action

Yes

Geographic Location

Gauteng - JHB North