Location: Claremont, Cape Town with extensive travel into Africa
The Finance Graduate responsibility is to proactively support and assist the Finance Director in the daily Finance and Administrative tasks in an organized, timely and professional manner.
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career.
We are looking for a professional with these required skills to achieve our goals:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Recent graduate and currently unemployed
Strong communication, influencing & collaboration skills required to achieve results across the organization
Comfortable organizing & prioritizing multiple deliverables & resource constraints to optimize results
High comfort modelling & understanding large & complex data sets into useful information & insights
Computer Literate in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook)
Understanding of finance compliance & controls
Ability to work with a diverse group of people.
These responsibilities include some of the following:
Working with Finance Manager to source opportunities in P&L, mixing the detail & bigger picture to identify opportunities for growth in line with strategy & to manage P&L.
Adhere and comply to company financial policies and procedures
Month end close activities including preparing journals, reports, and reconciliations.
Performing and evaluating the performance of financial controls
Monitoring and reporting on the outcome of all SA finance controls.
Actual vs Budget variance analysis and business partnering for commercial units.
Preparing headcount and SG&A commentary for senior managers
Headcount reporting and budgeting
Government document submissions following annual sales price benchmarking.
Managing 3rd party insurance policies and processes
Support the Finance Director in contributions to the development and delivery of strategic objectives of defined projects.
Drive continuous improvement in processes and partnering, enhancing efficiencies, and supporting senior management.
Ad-hoc support for Finance Director