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FINANCIAL ANALYST

Employer
Crayon
Location
Soweto Soweto West Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where you'll work

A trailblazer in the digital property management sector, prioritising customer-centric solutions and aiming to set higher standards in service and societal impact. Emphasising continual growth and development, the company fosters a culture of learning and support among its team members. Transparency, diversity, and inclusivity are core values, creating a positive work environment that values work-life balance and sustainability.

How you'll role

As the Accountant at this scaling startup, you will play a crucial strategic role in shaping the company's trajectory within the dynamic digital property management sector. This involves not only ensuring financial accuracy and compliance but also actively contributing to the development and implementation of innovative financial strategies. You will initiate and oversee strategic projects aimed at enhancing efficiency, reducing risks, and maximising revenue. Effective communication and collaboration with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and external partners are essential, as you will provide strategic insights and recommendations to the executive team, influencing key decisions. This position demands a forward-thinking mindset, adaptability to industry changes, and the ability to navigate the complexities of the sector with finesse.

What you'll do

Financial oversight: meticulously manage and oversee 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 company's 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 company's overall business objectives

What you'll need

Qualified Accountant with a valid membership from a recognised accounting body

Proven track record in financial management, risk reporting, and project oversight within a business setting

Analytical skills: strong analytical skills, enabling the assessment of financial risks and identification of continuous improvement opportunities

Communication and interpersonal skills: excellent communication and interpersonal skills, facilitating effective relationship management with bankers, auditors, staff, and external partners

Project management: demonstrated ability to manage revenue-generating or cost-saving projects with a keen eye for detail and innovation

Industry familiarity: familiarity with the digital property management sector and its financial management requirements would be advantageous

Payment portals expertise: experience in spearheading discussions on the best payment portals to use, showcasing a proactive approach to financial technologies

Salary

R30,000 - R40,000 per month (negotiable based on experience)

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