Job title: Finance Manager
Employment type: Full Time
Experience: 7 to 10 years
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 10 June 2022
Job reference no: 2125183945

Job Description

A global pharmaceutical company has an opportunity for a Finance Manager to join the team.

Main Purpose of Job

  • To ensure accurate financial results are prepared and presented at the end of each month
  • Preparing cash flow forecasts and monitoring working capital movements
  • Coordinating year end audits
  • Responsible for all tax and VAT calculations and submission
  • Budget preparations
  • Overseeing the debtors collections

Key Performance Areas 

· Responsible for the full finance function of large trading entities and smaller property companies

· Preparation of the monthly management reporting pack

o Processing of all monthly journals for finalisation of monthly pack

o Monthly processing of payroll journals

o Ensure that all balance sheet reconciliations are produced on an accurate and timely basis and to include bank reconciliations. Debtors, creditors, and all inter-company accounts

o Monitoring actual vs budget spend and analysing the variances

o Review of credit card pastel processing and allocations

o Responsible for system integrity checks

· Review of monthly supplier reconciliations for foreign and local suppliers

· Review and authorise of all local and foreign payments

· Responsible for loading new products on pastel

· Responsible for maintaining the chart of accounts on pastel

· Debtors

o Overseeing the debtors team and ensuring that collection are inline with the forecasts and debtors days are managed within the provided targets for public and tender

· Company Taxes

o Follow up on SARS correspondence

o Reconciliation and completion and submission of VAT 201

o Completion and submission of EMP 201

o Reconciling and submission of EMP 501

o Attend to VAT and PAYE queries for all companies

o Income tax calculations for all companies

o Provisional tax calculations for all companies

o Drafting of letters for SARS objections, audits queries, provisional taxes

· Financial Audit

o Collation of all supporting documents for annual financial statements

o Preparation and review of annual financial statements

o Manage annual financial audits for all companies and liaising with auditors

· Conducting daily huddles with staff

· Liaising with banks on queries where necessary

· Weekly and daily analysis for debtors’ collections

· Stringent and detailed cash flow management including weekly cash flow forecasts

· Annual budget preparation

· Implement, maintain, and improve financial controls, policies and procedures and systems where necessary. Mapping processes on sweet process.

Minimum Requirements


  • CA (SA) or CIMA


  • Post articles experience – min 5 years outside of auditing


  • Advanced Excel