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Ops Specialist: BU Accountant

Centurion Centurion Tshwane, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 12, 2023

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Unit, Department, Reporting

Job grade/level S6 Business Unit Finance Position reports to Snr Manager: Finance Business Partner Span of Control 0

Core Description

To coordinate the budgeting process, prepare and monitor the actual vs. budget. Co-ordinate and consolidate information for all statutory reporting. Provide input into the analysis of financial information to allow the business unit to make well-informed decisions to ensure financial sustainability.

Key Deliverables / Primary Functions

  • Provide input in developing the annual budget plan for the business in consultation with key business unit stakeholders and line management, in accordance with BCX guidelines
  • Oversee and coordinate the circulation of budget guidelines and templates
  • Oversee and consolidate budget submissions received and address queries raised by line management
  • Coordinate and consolidate inputs for the preparation of the business unit budget
  • Analyse potential over or under spending variances and submit report to supervisor for further action to be taken.
  • Review the quality and accuracy of monthly variance report submissions received, prepare reallocation journals for posting to the GL
  • Support accounts payable and receivable on management of payment and receipts for effective and efficient working capital management
  • Support and ensure the management of fixed assets within business units
  • Support business in the management of inventory and proper accounting of inventory to optimal working capital management
  • Prepare and analyse financial information and financial statistics for monthly and quarterly financial reporting
  • Facilitate and check the preparation and distribution of valid, accurate and complete reports on project spending.
  • Compile and submit monthly bank reconciliations and progress reports for project administration.

Core Functional Skills & Knowledge

  • Budgeting Principles and Processes
  • Financial Accounting
  • Reporting
  • Financial Governance
  • Risk and Control

Core Behavioural Competencies

1. Job Match Rating2. Delivering Results3. Meeting customer expectations4. Decision Making5. Handling Pressure6. Communication and Impact

Minimum Qualifications

NQF 6: 3 year Degree/ Diploma/ National Diploma in Finance or Database ManagementOR NQF 4: Grade 12

Additional Qualification preferred or advantage


3 years of experience in finance, experience and relevant exposure to the Financial sector and the full accounting function.

If the highest qualification is grade 12, 5 years of experience in finance, experience and relevant exposure to the Financial sector and the full accounting function.



Professional Memberships in Relevant Industry

Level of Engagement & Span of Control

Interacts with various stakeholders within BCX including sales teams.

Special Requirements/ Employment Condition

Workplace/Physical Requirements

Non-BillableHybrid Remote Worker

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