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General Accounting Manager (Shared Services)

  • Ad Placed : 20 Feb 2020 00:00:20 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : R 850 - R 950 - PER YEAR
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
  • Finance/Accounting
    Other Finance/Accounting
  • Region : Gauteng
  • Company : Smith Garb

Mining Head Office, has an exciting opportunity for a General Accounting and AP Manager to join their team. Be responsible for overseeing the AP and ensure effective and efficient processing of AP transactions and reconciling the AP Ledger. Manage a staff of 7 Junior Accountants. Management experience essential.

Position requires an EE CA(SA) with a minimum of 2-5 years related experience within a Shared Services environment.  KPA's include:

  • Track and monitor performance of AP processes against KPIs.
  • Liaise with the Service and Continuous Improvement Manager to identify gaps and opportunities for AP process optimisation.
  • Provide input into the design of new/changed AP processes to ensure compliance to either legislative or business requirement changes.
  • Communicate and train stakeholders on newly designed/changed AP processes/systems in collaboration with the Services and Continuous Improvement Manager.
  • Participate in governance meetings with Service and Continuous Improvement Manager and other process owners.
  • Review and authorise AP journals for corrections (RSA only).
  • Ensure that month-end and financial year-end time tables for AP are adhered to.
  • Perform the closure of AP sub ledgers.
  • Review AP control account reconciliations.
  • Engage with vendor with regard to overdue invoices or escalate to various country finance representatives.
  • Liaise with Procurement regarding opportunities to make use of early settlements.
  • Address and resolve queries raised by vendors and or country representatives via call and query handling system.
  • Implement and monitor compliance with AP policies and procedures.
  • Implement and monitor corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.
  • Ensure compliance with SLA criteria (specific to area of responsibility).
  • Comply with Safety, Health and Environment standards.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the team to drive a high performance culture.
  • Monitor team delivery and performance in line with SLAs.
  • Set individual and team KPIs and provide regular performance feedback through a well-defined and implemented performance review program.
  • Develop and implement training initiatives for staff in order to build and develop skills within the team.
  • Ensure open communication channels to staff and implement change management interventions where necessary.
  • Review audit plan and audit instructions and distribute to team.
  • Determine framework of controls, procedures and supporting documentation for the audit process.
  • Gather requested documentation and reports for the internal / external auditor.
  • Resolve audit queries and audit adjustments and discuss with internal / external auditor where required 

In-depth knowledge of IFRS, ability to understand and apply financial policies, procedures and processes specific to the company, with advanced SAP.  Email your cv to for more information on this fantastic opportunity.

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