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Financial Director

Location:Johannesburg, Sandhurst
Job level:Mid/Senior
Company:Wunderman Thompson

Position description

Reporting directly into the CFO. The FD is responsible for the co-creation and implementation of the organisation’s strategic financial management and reporting, business analysis, budgeting, controls and forecasting. To ensure ongoing viability and secure financial future in line with the organisation’s business objective.

Main areas of responsibility
  • Provide strategic financial support and guidance to the organisation
  • Ensure financial controls are designed, implemented and managed within the organisation based on overall company guidelines
  • Analyse, report and review on organisational profitability, trends and balance sheet
  • Prepare and communicate Board Reports
  • Manage the budget process including CAPEX in line with group processes and guidelines
  • Deliver capital management of projects to determine and guide activities that produce attractive rate of return
  • Provide actionable, relevant and time sensitive insight and information to business leaders to enable key business and strategic decisions
  • Provide Finance leadership on Process Efficiency, Business Performance Measures and Manageme     nt, Analytical Support and Predictive Analysis
  • Integrate internal business information with market events and industry knowledge to identify new opportunities and formulate strategy
  • Be responsible and report on the overall business risk assessment and management process of the organisation, ensuring with the CFO, adequately assess and document risks faced by the organisation
  • Financial systems designed, implemented and maintained
  • Accounting policy and developments, staying abreast and implementation
  • Responsible for the management of the agency’s Tax Risk and relationship with SARS
  • Responsible for integrated planning process
  • Management of Group Finance team
  • Primary relationship with Groups Auditors, and reporting to management and statutory financial reporting
  • CA (SA)
  • 10 years post article experience
  • 3-5 years experience in a financial director role
  • Articles completed at one of the big four firms
  • International Group Reporting experience
  • Exposure to SOX controls
  • BBEEE/Compliance and Audit experience

Posted on 13 Sep 13:20, Closing date 12 Nov

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