Senior FInance Controller in Gauteng - Emerging Search Consultants

Emerging Search Consultants

We are an International Recruitment Firm. We do niche recruitment and specialise in engineering, fmcg, oil & gas, sales & marketing, legal, financial, IT and HR recruitment Recruiter from sector Engineering, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 21 August


  • Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Multi Billion dollar organisation is rapidly expanding their operations in Africa. They now require an experienced Senior Financial Controller to manage the African region. They are a technology conglomerate and operate in over 50 countries.  
    The Senior Financial Controller will be manage the finance department of the region and ensure that all internal controls and financial policies are adhered to. You will be a strong business partner and a key leader in the accounting and finance organization. As part of a dynamic management team, you will supervise or interact with country controllers, finance & accounting staff, business leaders, corporate executives, internal and external audit, and outside professional advisors to ensure the organization is optimal in its compliance, reporting and financial management. As a Senior Financial Controller, you will ensure that the internal reporting requirements are met, i.e. monthly scorecards (including thorough) understanding of variances to budget, forecast and last year), forecasting on a quarterly basis and annual budgets. Ensure that external reporting requirements are met, i.e. statutory reporting as required in accordance   with the requirements of each statutory jurisdiction, and tax reporting ensuring that results are appropriate to satisfy the local tax authorities.  A good understanding of local and international tax is requested. Managing regional debtors and creditors & monitoring cash collection in the region with good understanding of when cash is due to be collected and getting buy-in to the process from the operational areas that are close to the clients. Appreciation of Group�€�s KPIs and understanding regions KPIs and their impact. Ensure that the finance team members are motivated and trained adequately. Improve visibility and importance of finance within the region, ensuring buy-in from all other operational areas Ad hoc projects as required by region or group finance. Perform such other duties, functions and services, consistent with your status or your vocational ability, as may from time to time be determined by your supervisor or a member of the senior To be considered for this role, you must meet the following requirements:
    You should be a Qualified Accountant with 10+ years post-qualified experience in Finance/Control/Accounting.
    You need to be a qualified CA
    You must have IFRS Gaap Knowledge In depth understanding of Finance and Business Control requirements in a technology Business environment.
    Ability to effectively work together with outside Financial Shared Service Centers and other outside service providers across the globe Ability to work and succeed in multi-cultural environment.
    A strong command of English, a foreign language would be an asset.
    You should be assertive with a strong and have an outspoken personality Capacity to work independently on own initiative
    The ideal candidate would have the following experience: Previous audit experience (preferably at one of the Big four consulting firms) Previous Financial Controller experience Experience in the technology industry Extensive experience with Oracle/ SAP Focussing on internal and external clients
    Candidates from the Information technology or Telecommunications industry with experience across Africa will be given first preference.

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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