Management Accountant (Manufacturing) - ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions on Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Reference: Thabile Dlamini
  • Apply before Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 20 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions

Support the Regional Finance Manager in providing finance support to operations and functional heads. The incumbent will be expected to become an invaluable partner to the business stakeholders as assigned and will be their contact for all matters concerning financial performance and analysis; continuously seeking opportunities for improvements to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the Finance team.

The incumbent will be responsible to provide commercial decision support for finance across the business including providing accurate financial information to guide operations in their decision making on an operational level, with the responsibility of budgeting, forecasting, business planning and financial modelling. Furthermore, the incumbent will need to develop a work culture that fosters application competence, service excellence, customer focus and business process knowledge.

Candidate Requirements

Education, Experience, Knowledge Skills and Competencies required:
• Relevant Accounting Qualifications
• Ability to form close working relationships with senior non-finance members of staff - communicate effectively, gaining their trust and influencing them where necessary
• Strong business planning, budgeting, forecasting and financial modelling skills
• Significant exposure to budget planning and cost / variance reporting
• Ability to quickly analyse and manipulate large quantities of financial data, drawing out key matters of significance
• Excellent communications and presentation skills (including power point)
• Demonstrable experience of generating ideas and formulating strategies
• In depth and practical knowledge of providing cost analysis, business case reviews and investment analysis
• Computer Literacy:
o Strong PC and MS Office Suite skills – especially Excel
o Trained and with moderate exposure to the SAP Finance and Management Accounting modules
• Attention to detail and methodical approach
• Speed and Accuracy
• Ability to work under pressure in a deadline driven environment
• Ability to work with little supervision
• Must be a team player with a pleasant disposition
Key areas of responsibility:
Functional Tasks
• Provide support to Operations for:
o Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
o Performance reporting and analytics:
- Measure, analyse and report business performance for your area of responsibility providing key inputs for the monthly reporting pack;
- Review performance with management;
- Develop action plans, re-allocate resources, & update forecast;
- Maintain common performance language and definitions; and
- Provide on-going/ad-hoc reporting & analytical support.
o Financial modelling and analysis of sector and/or regional profitability and establishing turnaround plans.
o Support the delivery of applicable key focuses.

Service Management and Continuous Improvement
• Drive and/or contribute to the achievement of P&D targets and key performance indicators, operational level
agreements and service levels to stakeholders.
• Continuously monitor and introduce areas for improvement by acquiring and providing feedback from/to the
customers, and tracking performance statistics.
Planning & Controlling
• Manage costs within budget expenditure guidelines.
Resource Management
• Provide guidance, feedback and reinforcement to sector/regional team members regarding development needs
and opportunities, and secure resources to support development efforts as it relates to finance processes.
• Oversee the training and development of sector/regional team members to ensure competency in performing
finance processing.



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About ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions

ADA Recruitment and HR Solutions is a dynamic and innovative recruitment agency that understands candidate’s needs in terms of achieving their career goals and objectives. 

Our professional team consists of dedicated recruitment specialists, with over 30 years combined industry experience.  These highly trained recruitment specialists have developed skills and expertise in the various fields that they specialize in.  Not only are they familiar with market trends and dynamics; they also have a thorough and immediate grasp of the intricacies of your job.  This background knowledge ensures they are able to recognize your strengths and match them with suitable positions with our highly reputable clients.  Our years of working in the recruitment field have helped us develop a wide range of network of key clients, thus allowing us to find prime positions with top employers in the fields of:

Engineering and Manufacturing
Human Resources
Office Support and Administration
Sales and Marketing

ADA prides itself on offering a range of services to their candidates thus removing the anxiety and stress from the job seeking process.  This is done by providing extensive support and guidelines to our candidates, which starts from the first interview with the consultant, understanding our candidates need for a career change, guide them on smart career moves and assist them to prepare them for the ultimate change. Our service to candidates is maintained throughout the recruitment process until our candidate is settled into their new career.