Financial Manager

Location: Durbanville, Northern Suburbs

Ref: LRF21028

Type: Permanent

Industry: Financial

A fantastic opportunity has opened up at one of South Africa's leading property investment companies. They have a big footprint and they are on a mission to take their business to the next level. You need to be ambitious, ready for action and you need to have a keen eye for detail. You’ll take on the role of Financial Manager in the Northern Suburbs.

The ideal candidate is a CA(SA) and is highly driven. You’ll be responsible for the analysis and management of all actuarial and financial activities related to the finance function of the company.

This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced and energetic Financial Manager to grow with the company, into an executive leadership role.


  • Responsible for the financial accounting and management teams to ensure accurate financial record keeping and timely reporting.
  • Review and authorizing of weekly payments.
  • Preparation of finance applications
  • Responsible for overall tax compliance by the group
  • Financial Analysis
  • Producing timely and relevant management accounts and control which includes margin analysis, project profitability, etc.
  • Preparation of Audit packs
  • Liaising with external auditors and drawing of documentation
  • Development of innovative commercial structures which facilitate projects
  • Preparation of annual financial statements according to IFRS for SME’s
  • Budget and Cashflow Management
  • Group Consolidations
  • Interrogation of the reported monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annual results.
  • Prepare audit documentation for external auditors
  • VAT and Tax


  • CA(SA) designation
  • 2-5 years post articles experience
  • 1 year min in the commercial space advantageous
  • Property experience would be beneficial 
  • Advanced computer literacy (Microsoft Office, CaseWare and Xero).
  • Professional/proven communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and ability to multi-task.

Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Dynamic, energetic, driven.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organisation skills.
  • Strong finance-based analytical skill.
  • Ability to work and communicate with Executive management regularly.
  • Able to identify system inefficiencies and propose solutions.
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Resilience.
  • Technical financial acumen.
  • A self-starter who shows initiative and can work independently to solve problems.
  • Experience in a commercial environment, with responsibility/exposure to key aspects of complex accounting & actuarial processes including developing & implementing effective work processes, procedures and controls.
  • Experience in regulatory reporting.
  • Technical experience with IFRS 17.
  • Experience in the compilation and submission of tax returns.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems (e.g. Pastel Evolution).
  • Understanding of SAM regulations.
  • Make commercial recommendations in line with the company’s strategy to enable growth of shareholder value, as per the organisation’s business strategy supporting financial architecture.
  • Assume responsibility for the overall integrity and operation of both the financial and actuarial reporting for the company.
  • Contribute strategically to the achievement of the company’s vision and goals by guiding business decision-making.
  • All financial reporting responsibilities at a group level.

Salary – R480 000 p.a. – R720 000 p.a. (negotiable)



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  • Only short-listed  candidates will be contacted
  • Should you not be contacted by a consultant within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.