Location: Johannesburg South (remotely most of the time)
Salary: R65 000CTC – R90 000CTC
This role will be responsible for all the traditional FM tasks at organisational level while managing a small but excellent and established remote finance team.In addition, the role will focus on contract and project finance and assist the operational team with reporting, forecasting and billing. This is a remote work position.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Implement EXCO’s standardized best practices for project control function, including cash forecasts, cost to completion reporting, burn rate analysis, risk assessment and other cost estimating processes
Establish and lead the project control function supporting multiple Contracts within the Project portfolio.
Ensure contract cost control and risk assessment with responsibilities for both internal and external reporting
Works alongside project managers and project sponsors in support of managing the financial and contractual elements of the project(s).
Prepares and manages project specific deliverables related to financial or contractual requirements (such as invoicing, supporting back-up data, limitation of funds, communications, etc.)
Provides reporting and analysis, financial understanding, and business perspective on a variety of financial and operational issues related to the financial health and execution of the project.
Assists in the development of training, competency profiles and career development of staff to include performance evaluation, and goal setting.
Provides strategic direction to the team that aligns with organization and project objectives.
Champions and ensures compliance to standardized best practices for project finance as well as organisational finance.
Serves as a subject matter expert for Project Finance from a financial perspective and an understanding of the projects’ drivers, milestones, and performance impacts.
Drives compliance with company, client, local and other legal requirements and regulations.
Takes responsibility for all SARS related submissions, issues and communications.
Champion and ensures adequate risk management regarding all insurance related issues – Contracts all Risk insurance, Professional Indemnity ins, Asset insurance etc.
Champion and ensures compliance to different legal frameworks like B-BBEE legislation, CIDB registration, Workmen’s’ Compensation etc.
Evaluate and report on the Company health status by maintaining a reconciled Balance Sheet for all entities on a quarterly basis.
Be the liaison with external auditors, bankers, insurance companies and other stakeholders and provide necessary information to keep these relationships in place.
Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
7+ Years experience in Construction / Mechanical/Electrical contracting or Engineering industry.
Experience with contract financial management – not negotiable.
Experience with RIB CCS Buildsmart an advantage.
Strong financial presentation and management skills.
Ability to prioritize, delegate and follow through tasks with a team
Self-directed with proven ability to research complex issues, work independently, and multi-task several projects efficiently
Strong interpersonal skills, capable of developing and sustaining effective peer, project, and supporting organizational relationships
Skilled with excel for data manipulation and analysis such as pivot tables, lookups, etc.
Experience supporting and balancing the needs of multiple contracts at once
Experience managing people and direct responsibility for objective setting, performance reviews and disciplinary actions
Professional affiliation preferred (CA (SA), CIMA, SAIPA)