Financial Reporting Accountant

Recruiter
Tsebo Group
Location
Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
26 Sep 2021
Closes
23 Oct 2021
Ref
TSE210722-3
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
About Us

Tsebo Solutions Group are in search of a seasoned Financial Reporting Accountant on a Fixed Term Contact basis, for the production of the monthly management accounts and the maintenance of the business information system, enabling the company management team to make sound commercial decisions based on accurate financial information. manage the Business Intelligence environment within the business. As the leading integrated facilities solutions provider in Africa and the Middle East, operating in over 28 countries, with over 40 000 employees, the Tsebo Solutions Group enables businesses to optimize their efficiency and productivity, and become more successful. We take responsibility of our customers' non-core activities outside of their expertise, empowering them to focus on their core business. Our local expertise, global standards and innovative cross-divisional solutions, such as catering, cleaning, facility management and security, give us the edge to optimize our customers non-core operations, allowing them to enjoy reduced cost, risk and complexity. The MIS Analyst is also responsible for guiding the budgeting and forecasting processes within the Division. To plan, manage and control all project work for the client by utilising the required systems to ensure data integrity, user support, reporting and variation works

Duties & Responsibilities

Management Reporting:
• Providing commercial support in respect of facilities planning, expansion or closure including financial modelling of various scenarios in this regard
• Providing costing support including relevant costing models and profitability analyses
• Analysing and interpreting monthly variances
• Preparing monthly Executive Summaries for inclusion in the management reporting packs
• Monitoring and reporting on continuous improvement projects including tracking, evaluation and measurement of actual performance against expected performance
• Providing financial inputs and ad-hoc reports on all business and project related activities
• Assistance with integration of acquisitions / new sites
• Assistance with the exit plan in respect of lost sites
• Revenue forecasting and sales pipeline management
• Close liaison with Regional finance managers, Operations Executive and Facilities Managers to resolve issues
• Reviewing monthly income statements per country, ensuring the correct allocation of costs and revenue
• Profitability, cost and recovery analysis Financial reporting
• Monthly MBR financial reporting compilation WD+8
• GMP to AR invoicing reconciliations Contract management
• Spend analysis
• Issuing pro formas for changes to GMP
• Financial KPI tracking
• Property reconciliations
• Service matrix oversight Budgeting and Forecasting
• Support commercial analyst to collate budget and forecast inputs
• Support commercial analyst with Quarterly GMP reconciliations
• Support commercial analysts the preparation of Waterfalls and other client reporting requests Stakeholder management
• Weekly catch up - Regional finance managers
• Weekly Catchup Financial controller AR Projects:
• Implementing project plans
• Managing the implementation of the technical infrastructure
• Communication on the project to all stakeholders
• Cataloguing of supplier items and maintenance of price files
• Maintaining supplier information and relationships
• Compiling of status reports on Projects
• General procurement and project administration
• Liaising with the project support team and administration team
• Day-to-day management of sub-contractors relating to projects
• Provide input at Management Meetings
• Preparation and issuing of project scopes and budgets to management for approval
• Verifying cost and recovery allocations Ad Hoc
• Any reasonable action requested by management

Skills and Competencies
• Ability to deliver high quality and proactive service to internal and external customers
• Ability to effectively manage process and projects
• Ability to use own initiative and to operate with no management support when required
• Initiative and problem solving skills
• Outstanding interpersonal communication in order to sell and motivate concepts to clients, management and suppliers
• The ability to deliver large scale new product development projects and meet different stakeholder and requirements within time and budget allocations
• Successful co-ordination of various groups, tasks and activities
• Analytical skills and attention to detail
• Commercial, Financial and Business acumen
• Knowledge of budgeting & forecasting processes is preferred
• Previous financial modelling experience preferred
• Working knowledge of IFRS experience a must
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
• Leadership skills and excellent communication skills
• Analytical & problem-solving skills
• Leadership skills

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Financial Management
• Computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Microsoft AX2009, XL3, etc)
• Advanced Excel experience is essential
• 5+ Years' relevant business experience
• 2 years' previous relevant experience, preferably in an operational environment'