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Finance Manager



Accounting & Finance
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Roles and responsibilities as per original job specs

  • Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as AP, banking, invoicing, and other transactions
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations and process journals
  • Manage month-end and year-end close process & support with annual audits
  • Producing accurate financial reports and information related to budget vs actuals, account payables, account receivables, departmental expenses etc.
  • Developing strategies that work to minimise financial risk
  • Ensuring the business meets all its statutory and compliance obligations, including statutory accounting and tax issues
  • Supervising staff
  • Contributing to the development of new or amended accounting systems
  • Performing other accounting duties and supporting staff as required or assigned
  • Develop, improve and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Have an overview of the activities and budgets for each department to ensure the procedures laid down in the organisation’s financial regulations are adhered to
  • Deliver an excellent service to all the management and customers through financial management of the organisation when required to
  • To be fully conversant with new initiatives, new legislation and modern thinking in all matters relating to the financial management of the organisation


  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a senior financial role
  • Relevant tertiary education (Honours Degree, CA (SA) or similar)
  • Hands on experience with accounting software
  • Strong attention to detail & excellent time-management skills
  • A sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical and modelling skills
  • Ability to operate independently & to work under pressure
  • Team-working, conflict management and influencing/negotiating
  • Ability to set targets, motivate and inspire staff to achieve targets
  • Full understanding of the technical issues and ability to keep up to date with new accounting rules and regulations
  • Experience within the Financial Services/Fintech space will be an advantage.

In office perks

  • Healthy breakfast, lunches and snacks (Cape Town)
  • Healthy lunches and snacks (Johannesburg)
  • Monthly socials (Cape Town and Johannesburg)
  • On-site Barista (Cape Town and Johannesburg)
  • Ozow Library (Cape Town)
  • Ozow Playroom (Cape Town)
  • Birthday Leave

Perks for South African based employees

  • Medical aid subsidy (permanent staff)
  • Group Risk Insurance (permanent staff)
  • Paid annual leave
  • Employee Health and Wellness Assistance
  • Gym / Fitness sessions
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Mentorship programme
  • Community initiatives
  • Quarterly team retreats and annual company retreats
  • Employee gifting
  • Access to cutting edge technology

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