Head of Finance (6 hours per day)

Short Job Description: 

Successful medium enterprise company in the Technology sector requires the services of a Chartered Accountant to work from 08:00 - 14:00 daily.  The ideal incumbent will have a passion for getting involved in Ops and Strategic initiatives, has an eye for continuous process improvement and enjoys working in an environment where mutual respect is evident, rounded off by living a high value-driven work ethic. 

Where will the person be based? (Town/Suburb/work-from-home/remote): 
In office, Rivonia
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Part-time hours
Main area of expertise required: 
Accountant (CA)
Required Qualification: 
List of required computer software skills: 
SAP would be preferred
Estimated hours: 
6 hours
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R55 000 plus performance incentive
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Monday, September 7, 2020
Full Job Description: 

Essential requirements:

  1. CA (SAICA)
  2. Former experience in Technology/ICT/IT type of environment would be advantageous
  3. Some exposure to senior-level Operations Management duties would be advantageous

Job Description:

The role spans the areas of finance, operations/logistics, HR administration, statutory, BEE. The ideal candidate will have good academic credentials, an excellent command of English and strong experience in hands-on financial management.

The financial management element of the role should be viewed as a combination of: a) custodianship of the balance sheet, b) management accounts reporting, c) ensuring accurate transaction processing by the finance team of 3, d) managing of the audit, and e) development and support of the strong but small finance team.

The operations aspect to the role is to act as a source of guidance and transactional problem-solving to the existing 5-member logistics team and IT support.

The administration of HR element of the role is an easy-to-fulfil function but it must be done professionally and accurately. There is no expectation of disciplinary process management or recruitment activities for this role, only documentation administration and payroll management including commission calculations.

The statutory aspect includes taxation and HR statutory filings of all kinds. Experience in the use of e-filing and a solid corporate tax knowledge is required.

BBEEE scorecard disciplines, processes and monitoring systems are well developed but will require knowledge and rigorous administration as well as the determination and execution of activities to maintain the high level of established success.

Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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