Kendrick Recruitment is on the hunt for a Finance Assistant for an elite tour operators based in lively Johannesburg.
Maintain the Microsoft Access systems and excel reporting templates that facilitate monthly, quarterly and statutory reporting
Prepare and maintain the monthly and quarterly management account packs for the Group and regions, including financial analysis and commentary
Prepare and maintain budget templates and supporting consolidation solutions
Assist Regional Finance managers
Ad hoc projects as required
Ensure continued functionality of the management accounts and consolidation process
Ensure all forms of templates are up to date with current accounting practices
Continuous improvements to allow for improved efficiencies
Group consolidation (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow)
Entity level consolidations (income statement, balance sheet, cash flow)
Access database maintenance
New financial year rollovers
Producing of the monthly Management Accounts Reporting pack
Ensuring actuals and forecasts are reported at the correct exchange rates
Create new management account templates for new business units
General Ledger postings
Ensuring forecasts are updated with the latest forward booking report (FBR)
Updating the Group and Regional High-Level Forecast
General assistance in the annual budget process
B Comm Honours/CIMA qualified or strategic level
Proficient with MS Office Packages and must be able to demonstrate superior MS Excel
Experience with MS Access beneficial, but not mandatory
Must be a self-starter and have high level of attention to detail
Results focused, but willing to work with diverse personalities
Must be able to work in a challenging environment
Analysis & Problem Solving: Understands business principles and language, including the fundamentals of finance and profitability.
Business Acumen: Securing relevant information and identifying key issues and relationships from a base of information relating and comparing data from different sources, identifying cause-effect relationships.
Attitude & Energy: The ability to generate and maintain a positive momentum and focus. Consistently maintaining a high activity or productivity level. Show drive, stamina and the capacity to work hard.
Integrity: Maintaining and promoting social, ethical and organizational norms in conducting internal and external business activities.
Planning and Organisation: Having and using knowledge of systems, situations, procedures and cultures inside the organization to identify potential organizational problems and opportunities; perceiving the impact and the implications of decisions on other components of the organization. Establishing a course of action for self and/ or others to accomplish a specific goal; planning proper assignments of personal and appropriate allocation of resources.
Quality Orientation/Attention To Detail: Accomplishing tasks through concern for all areas involved, no matter how small, showing concern for all aspects of the job, accurately checking processes and tasks; maintaining watchfulness over a period of time. End product orientation. Attention to detail. Checks what’s received and ensure quality of personal input before distribution.
Team work: Working effectively with a team or those outside formal line of authority (e.g., peers, senior managers) to accomplish organisational goals; taking actions that respect the needs and contributions of others; contributing to and accepting the consensus; subordinating own objectives to the objective of the organisation or team.
Team player who works productively with wide range of people
Attention to detail
Hard working and diligent
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