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Financial Manager

Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: PE002439-LS-1Our well-known client in the property investment and management industry is currently looking to employ a Financial Manager, to be based in Port Elizabeth.A wonderful career opportunity awaits you.

Relevant BCom degree, e.g. Accounting / Financial Management, or Higher Diploma.
5+ Years' relevant work experience.
Computer literacy: Strong MS Excel skills.
Experience with MDA property system advantageous.

Responsibilities and expectations but not limited to:

All Financial Movement / Disciplines relating to the business and property portfolio (internal and external), farms and yachts.
Manage all aspects of Human Resources and Office Management.
Oversee company secretarial and compliance matters.

Financial Responsibilities: Banking and Cash:

Manage Bank accounts, reconciliations and movements of funds.
Authorise EFT's, debit orders, loading new suppliers and verification.
Provide administrative approval and control over EFT usage.
Liaise with banks wrt funding, overdrafts, interest rates, bank charges, opening and closing of accounts, updating KYC and FICA docs.
Manage petty cash and cash on hand.

Financial Reporting:

Prepare monthly management accounts which are accurate, valid and complete.
Analyse and comment on budget variances.
Prepare annual budgets supported by assumptions and explanations.
Prepare/assist monthly cashflow analysis.
Prepare/assist quarterly profit forecasts.
Keep accurate tenant arrears, vacancy and lease expiry reports.


Attend Board Meetings and present monthly accounts.
Attend Audit and Risk Committee Meetings and provide feedback on audits and controls.
Oversee Annual Audits and planning.
Manage cash flows and expenditure of Yachts and liaise with Yacht Manager.
Address updates, reporting requirements and access control for MDA property system.

Financial Activities:

Ensure timely tenant payments and collections.
Reconcile security deposits.
Authorise supplier invoices for payment and ensure timeous payment.
Reconciliations prepared for key balance sheet items, e.g., loan accounts, accruals, provisions, subsidiary accounts, fixed assets, etc.
Maintain and update fixed asset register.
Authorise and process journal entries.

Human Resources / Payroll:

Manage Payroll and VIP processing.
Prepare employment contracts.
PAYE SDL UIF and Pension recons.
Submission of EMP201 and Pension monthly.

Office Management:

Approve office equipment purchase/rentals and repairs.
Authorise and approve computer service providers.
Supervise purchases of office refreshments, cleaning products and stationery.
Back-up system in place (MDA, Microsoft Office, etc.).
Security access software in place and updated regularly.
Company documentation safely stored for the minimum period.

Systems / Controls / Processes:

Establish and document financial systems and controls.
Ensure adherence of systems/controls/processes.

Company Secretarial and Compliance:

POPI compliance.
BEE certification valid and updated annually.
Update minute book.
Resolutions drafted and signed were applicable.
Facilitate secretarial changes in Directors, shareholding, etc.
All statutory records updated with CIPRO.
Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Taxes / VAT:

Company in possession of a tax clearance certificate at all times.
Annual provisional and annual tax returns submitted timeously.
Tax queries dealt with timeously.
Vat returns accurate and submitted on time.
Annual and monthly VAT reconciliations.

Please note should you not receive a response within two weeks of applying you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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