Accounting and Finance Manager

Accounting and Finance Manager

Ad type


Accounting and Finance Manager

  • Location

    South Africa

  • Industry

  • Date Posted

    1 week ago

  • Apply Before

    02 Aug, 2024

Accounting and Finance Manager

MES – Head Office


The Accounting and Finance Manager will be accountable for the management of all financial operations of the company that includes the accounting, monitoring and reporting processes. Accounting and Finance Manager will report directly to the CFO and lead the finance team.




The Accounting and Finance Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to


  1. Ensure timely completion of all accounting and finance activities. 

  2. Ensure adequate internal controls are in place and assets of the organisation are safeguarded. 

  3. Providing and interpreting of accurate financial information to the CFO and the National Management Committee.

  4. Preparation of the and the monthly management reports annual financial statements 

  5. Preparation of ad hoc reports required by the Board of Directors

  6. Monitoring cash flows and using the same to predict future financial trends

  7. Research and reporting on factors influencing business performance

  8. Preparation of monthly forecast and In-depth variance analysis

  9. Updating the organisation regarding changes in legislation or regulations that may affect the business's operations

  10. Formulating the investment strategy of any surplus funding of the organisation 

  11. Support the development of strategic business partners for MES & all its branches.

  12. Establish and implement short- and long- term departmental goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures.

  13. Collaborate with branch and departments managers to develop annual budgets and provide monthly Budget vs Actual analysis.

  14. Lead, train and assist the finance team in the formulation, and implementation of appropriate accounting policies and procedures 

  15. Manage and improve relevant procurement processes

  16. Developing external relationships with key stakeholders, e.g. auditors bankers, and statutory organisations such as the Inland Revenue

  17. Formulating strategic and long-term business plans

  18. Ensure compliance with MES Accounting and Finance Policy by all staff.

  19. Ensure accuracy of payroll 

  20. Manage external audits



  • SAGE Intacct, PaySpace

  • Managing a company audit

  • Budgeting

  • Cash flow forecasting

  • Liaising with local government

  • Knowledge of BEE legislation will be advantageous

  • Advanced knowledge of Companies Act, Income Tax Act, and King Code of Corporate Governance

  • Ability to interact with Board members, Audit Committee members as well as EXCO’s of multiple organizations




  • B. Com Degree in Management Accounting or equivalent

  • Qualified or studying towards CIMA, SAIPA or Equivalent professional body with be an added advantage.

  • Three years’ experience as a Finance Manager or as Senior Accountant

  • Experiential knowledge of the NGO/PBC sector



Please note that only candidates who are eligible to work in South Africa will be considered for this position. 



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