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  • Posted: Feb 2, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The name HCS Africa is derived from carefully selected words: 'Human’, referring to our people-oriented approach, 'Capital’, referring to our commitment of increase in profit, and 'Synergies’, referring to the collaborative nature of our organization. Therefore our service provisions and methodologies are wholly centered on adding value to ...
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    Finance Manager

    Key duties responsibilities and approximate time split:

    Business Management 70%

    • Compile and analyse financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions.
    • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
    • Provide financial reports as required within agreed deadlines.
    • Analyse and review company budgets and expenditure.
    • Support the establishment, modification, documentation and coordinate the implementation of accounting processes and procedures.
    • Prepare and review company budget, revenue, expense, invoices and other accounting documents.
    • Resolve accounting discrepancies.
    • Recommend, develop and maintain accounting data bases and manual filing systems.
    • Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients.
    • Supervise the input and handling of financial data and reports for company automated financial systems.
    • Ensure monthly closures are within agreed deadlines.
    • Prepare Management Accounts Quarterly.
    • Close Interim and Final Audits with the External Auditors.
    • Provide accounting policy and procedures orientation for new staff.

    Team working 15%

    • Managing team activity to ensure the smooth running of the Head Office and Branch accounts units.
    • Assist with ad-hoc projects as necessary and undertake any other responsibilities/duties as requested by the Group Financial Controller and Managing Director in a professional and timely manner.
    • Work as part of the Head Office team and to communicate effectively with others
    • Attend and contribute to office/team meetings as appropriate.

    Team Leading 10%

    • Lead the Head Office and Branch Accounts teams in achieving desired targets and results.
    • Staff and self-development – carry out performance reviews in line with the performance management process.
    • Review training and development needs on ongoing basis for self and team within the continuous feedback framework.
    • Attend any necessary training courses to ensure professional and personal development in the role.

    Others 5%

    • Adhere to company policy and procedures at all times.
    • Ensure client and company confidentiality at all times
    • Contribute to the company profitability by keeping expenses/overheads down.
    • Attend client events where appropriate.
    • Review all practices on ongoing basis for opportunities for continuous improvement.

    Skills and attributes required to undertake the role:

    • Analytical skills and problem solving ability
    • Relationship Management
    • Influencing and negotiation skills
    • Communication and Presentation skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Highly numerical
    • Resilience/persistence
    • Planning/Organisation
    • Results Focus
    • Reliability
    • Responsibility
    • Team player
    • PC skills

    Knowledge of the Company products, services and policies and/or other specialist knowledge required to undertake the role:

    • Good knowledge of the company and industry travel and tour policies and procedures
    • Excellent knowledge of accounting techniques and principles
    • Working knowledge of the industry products
    • Working knowledge of the tours & travel.
    • Good knowledge of legislation covering accounting processes

    Other requirements specific to the role:

    • Graduate calibre – Bachelor of Commerce or its equivalent.
    • CPA qualification or equivalent

    Training likely to assist effectiveness in the role and may have been completed prior to undertaking this role:

    • Industry processes and procedures

    Additional details of exceptional aspects of the demands of the role:

    • May be called upon to work during odd hours, official rest days and holidays.


    • At least 8 years’ experience and must have a proven track record of achievement in a similar role in a busy accounting environment.

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