Purpose of Job
Plans and directs accounting activities within the Finance department by performing the following duties, personally or through subordinates
Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for the financial management of the portfolios under management including:
Providing strategic input into the policies and processes within the portfolio’s finance department
Responsible for the full financial function of the Property portfolios under management
Overseeing the financial management of the Property portfolios accounting for all regions, ensuring that the various regions are provided with the appropriate guidance where necessary.
Rolling out head office controls and processes to the regions where applicable
Overseeing the treasury and investment function for the portfolios under management
Working closely with clients, to ensure that the needs and expectations of the clients are being addressed and identifying areas for improvement
Overseeing and coordination of the internal and external auditors, ensuring all necessary deliverables are provided
Must have a good understanding of the portfolio under management. Must have regular meetings with the portfolio accountants and the creditors/cashbook supervisor responsible for the property portfolios to ensure that adequate guidance is provided where necessary.
Must have a very good understanding of PIMS, Management reporting (Ex Frx) and Great Plains in order to be able to provide the necessary assistance to staff when required.
Overseeing the maintenance and the reconciliation of the respective general ledgers.
Performing all month-end and year-end procedures, ensuring that all client requirements and deadlines are met.
Review of the monthly management packs where necessary
Review and authorisation of balance sheet recons
Adherencetoreportingrequirementsfortheportfolioundermanagement(format and timing).
B.Com Honours or a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
Previous experience as a financial manager or a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience as an accountant
Audit Experience Will Be An Added Advantage
Package & Remuneration
R Negotiable - Negotiable