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Accountant/FM

Employer
HR Studio Ltd
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 23, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Were looking for

This key role goes beyond conventional financial management, serving as a strategic influencer in shaping our trajectory within the dynamic digital property management sector.

This multifaceted position requires a comprehensive understanding of the intricate financial landscape. The successful candidate will be entrusted not only with ensuring financial accuracy and compliance but also with initiating and overseeing strategic projects aimed at enhancing efficiency, reducing risks, and maximising revenue.

Whats the role?

You will be responsible for:

Financial Oversight:
  • Meticulously manage and oversee the Companies financial accounts, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and financial agility within the digital property management sector.
  • Conduct regular financial audits to maintain transparency and adherence to financial regulations.

Risk Management:
  • Lead comprehensive risk reporting, identifying and mitigating financial risks to fortify the company's financial health.
  • Develop and implement risk management strategies, ensuring proactive measures against potential financial challenges.

Project Leadership:
  • Spearhead strategic projects aimed at enhancing efficiency, reducing risks, and maximising revenue.
  • Initiate and manage revenue-enhancing or interest-saving projects, optimising deposit interest rates and generating management fees from tenant deposits.

Letters of Demand Management:
  • Efficiently handle the process of issuing letters of demand and managing related exposures in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Collaborate with legal teams to ensure the legal integrity of financial processes related to letters of demand.

Innovative Financial Strategies:
  • Actively contribute to the development and implementation of innovative financial strategies, ensuring the Company remains at the forefront of industry advancements.
  • Explore and implement innovative financial technologies and tools to enhance financial operations.

Relationship Building:
  • Cultivate robust relationships with business bankers to support financial operations and growth.
  • Engage collaboratively with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and external partners to foster relationships beneficial to the Companies financial success.

HR Functions:
  • Oversee HR functions related to finance, ensuring salary payments and other financial benefits align with company ethos, contributing to employee satisfaction.

Financial Reporting and Analysis:
  • Generate and analyse comprehensive financial reports on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual basis, providing insights into financial performance and areas for improvement.
  • Utilise financial analysis to drive strategic decision-making and contribute to long-term financial planning.

Budgeting and Forecasting:
  • Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes, aligning financial goals with overall company objectives.
  • Monitor budget adherence and provide proactive recommendations for financial adjustments when necessary.

Stakeholder Communication:
  • Effectively communicate financial information to key stakeholders, translating complex financial concepts into understandable insights.
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to align financial strategies with the Companys overall business objectives.


Who are you?
  • Strong analytical skills, enabling the assessment of financial risks and identification of continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, facilitating effective relationship management with bankers, auditors, staff, and external partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead revenue-generating or interest-saving projects with a keen eye for detail and innovation.
  • A love and passion for numbers


Boxes to tick
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with a valid membership from a recognised accounting body.
  • Proven track record in financial management, risk reporting, and project leadership within a business setting.
  • Familiarity with the digital property management sector and its financial management requirements would be advantageous.
  • Experience in spearheading discussions on the best payment portals to use, showcasing a proactive approach to financial technologies.

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