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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 joanne@smithgarb.co.za for more information on this fantastic opportunity.

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