• Senior Financial Accountant at C. Steinweg Bridge (Pty) Ltd Durban
  • StreetSmart in Durban, , South Africa
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  • 4 weeks ago

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Job Summary

To support the Transport Finance Manager in the financial aspects of Bridge Transport (Regional and South African Operations) in order to provide a cost effective service in accordance with company policies, objectives and goals that satisfies the needs of the customer and ensures a return on shareholder's investments.

Plan, direct and action Divisional accounting activities by performing the following duties, personally or through subordinates:
• Compliance with Group Standard with regards to directing the division's activities around producing monthly financial reports which reflect the Division's actual performance against planned performance, research new products/services to evaluate financial viability and forecast performance.
• Preparation of accounts, financial planning and budgeting, reporting of budget variances, cost control and cost analysis programmes, segregation of duties.

List Of Key Performance Areas

Support the financial manager in all tasks... specifically:
• Management of working capital through:
• daily engagement with operations.
• improved processes and systems.
• innovation.
• Management of the financial and accounting interface of Carlo and SAP.
• Daily review of financial data accuracy and management of operational margins.
• Relevant and timeous management information and budgeting in order to be able to swiftly make decisions.
• Regional roll out of systems and financial process improvements.
• Being the key point of contact to streamline the Transport division's interaction with the centralized debtors, finance, payments and IT teams.
• Manage creditors, creditors terms, reconciliations and payment on time.
• Manage cash flow forecasts.
• Send out and compile forecast /dashboards.
• Costing of business transactions.
• Thorough analysis of accounting data improve underperforming areas within the Division creating efficiencies and reducing costs to maximise working capital for business growth.
• Reporting on results of all activities and variances
• Monthly audit file completion and dealing with auditors
• Management of internal controls and procedures
• Set up SOP's and controls.
• Budgets and monthly management accounts completion.
• Prepare, analyse and present monthly financials reports and packs in compliance with industry legislation and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Regulatory Guidelines.
• Prepare, in conjunction with other senior management , annual budgets and forecasts and 5 year forecasts.
• Assist in the preparation of divisional financial information by given deadlines.
• People management and development.
• Comply with all statutory requirements, e.g. VAT Returns, STATS SA, SARB applications.
• Invoices are raised promptly, reach customers promptly and are complete and accurate.
• Queries and disputes with customers and suppliers are resolved urgently and quickly.
• The daily cash flow forecast is kept up-to-date and is accurate.
• Supplier Take On Management and Compliance.
• DRC accounting and reporting.
• System Development.
• SAP/Carlo/Finance.
• Working capital reports.
• Development Automated Accrual process.
• Enhancement and automation of finance processes
• Eswatini (Accounts to GL, Compliance (VAT / Tax), Audit/Financial statements)
• Fuel / rate adjustment process.
• Fuel supply recovery system and process.

• Grade 12.
• B.Com (Accts) CIMA or equivalent qualification Accounting Degree.

• Minimum 5-7 years' experience working in a similar role.
• 3 years administration experience.
• Previous experience in logistics would be advantageous.
• Experience in Financial analysis, Budgeting, Forecasting and Financial software systems.

Desired Skills
• Financial Analysis
• Budgeting
• Forecasting
• Logistics
• Fuel Rates
• Management Accounts

Desired Qualification Level
• Degree
Durban South Africa


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