Month: Sep 2021 | Pinewood DMS

Month: Sep 2021

Financial Manager (Contract)

Job Title:  Financial Manager (Contract)

Department: Finance Team

Reporting  to: CEO

Location: Woodstock, Cape Town

Overview: This role will involve the management of the Company’s Finance team, the implementation and management of strong finance processes, and driving effective Finance reporting while keeping to deadlines.

Job Role:

Accountant duties/tasks of which would include but not be limited to:

1. When team members have been allocated a Finance related task, tracking the progress and ability to meet given deadlines.

2.  Ensuring excellent Finance reporting quality for all group companies

3. Preparing the group management report monthly and reporting on this in the monthly Finance meeting.

4. Preparing all monthly GP reconciliations and questioning any discrepancies.

5. Preparing all monthly balance sheet reconciliations and supporting documents.

6. Preparing projections to be presented to management monthly.

7. Managing cash flow (including cash projections and currency control)

8. Assist with the external reviews to ensure correct & accurate year-end financials within budget.

9. Analyse and control expenses ensuring expenses align to budgets, while ensuring all payments are made timeously with the appropriate approval.

10. VAT Reconciliation finalised for payment by the 25th of each month.

11. Invoicing customers and doing the related imports into Pinewood DMS.

12. Ensuring that Pinewood DMS is kept up to date and that weekly recons are kept up to date.

13. Management of the Fixed Asset Register.

14. Ad hoc reporting to the various departments.

To apply, simply click on this ‘Apply for position‘ link. (Make sure to add your Curriculum Vitae, which must not be longer than 2 pages, with a brief covering letter.)

Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Department: Finance
Location: Brickfield Canvas, Woodstock Cape Town / We Work, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Reporting to: CFO

Overview:
Our company is looking for a self-driven, growth-orientated person to manage the accounting portfolio of 4 companies. The ideal candidate for the position is change-driven, efficient, and loves problem-solving. The portfolio must deliver precise information under strict deadlines, driven by the Head of Finance. To excel in this role you should have an analytical mind and willingness to obtain a keen understanding of how our business works in the real world not just on paper.

Key Objectives and Duties:
1. A key member of the management team and will be required to give regular feedback and work closely with the rest of the management team;
2. Monitoring ongoing financial operations within the companies, such as payroll, cash flow and other transactions;
3. Ensure the accuracy of the organization’s financial results and reports, including sending out a monthly consolidated report of the group standings;
4. Ensuring excellent Finance reporting quality for all group companies by always finding ways to add value to the current reports and give relevant information for decision making;
5. Creating and evolving KPI reporting across the group together with the management team;
6. Produce the annual budget and predict budget forecasts;
7. Ensuring compliance with applicable laws and procedures, including accounting policies;
8. Developing external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, bankers, lawyers;
9. Coordinating the external reviews to ensure correct & accurate year-end financials within budget;
10. Publish complete and timely financial statements and any other calculations needed to company executives, shareholders, and the board;
11. Analyse the repayment of loans (including inter-group loans and amortisation tables) in line with cash flow;
12. Handle all supplier contract negotiations and pricing decisions
13. Managing the timeous completion of the monthly payroll as well as ensuring salary payments are loaded and authorised accordingly;
14. Managing the Human Resources function; including staying up to date with BCEA principles and procedures changes
15. Managing cash flow (including cash projections and currency control);
16. VAT Reconciliation and submission, Provisional Tax and other statutory return, while also taking ownership of calculating income tax for all subsidiaries for auditors;
17. Keeping the portfolio up to date with technological advances as well as changes with the accounting software;
18. Working with the COO in dealing with legal aspects regarding SLA customer contracts.

Inherent Requirements of the Job:
1. An appropriate Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
2. Articles or a post-graduate qualification – PA(SA)
3. Minimum 2 years’ management experience
4. Advanced Microsoft Excel experience
5. E-Filing experience
6. Strong management skills
7. Excellent reporting and communication skills
8. Ability to problem solve 9. High attention to detail 10. Presentation skills (ability to prepare and present financial data)
11. Willing to travel

To apply, simply click on this ‘Apply for position‘ link. (Make sure to add your Curriculum Vitae, which must not be longer than 2 pages, with a brief covering letter.)

Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Department: Finance
Location: Brickfield Canvas, Woodstock Cape Town
Reporting to: Head of Finance

Overview:
Our company is looking for a passionate, diligent, and self-driven person to manage the accounting operations of 4 companies, as well as supervising and training the staff responsible. The ideal candidate for the financial controller position is bright, attentive, and efficient with self-assurance and the ability to complete work skilfully. The financial controller must deliver precise information under strict deadlines.

Key Objectives and Duties:
1. Oversee the day-to-day accounting operations of the company and its subsidiaries;
2. Manage billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Asset control, and revenue recognition;
3. Management of all admin duties including office admin;
4. Manage and mentor junior personnel in the accounting department with key objectives to be achieved;
5. Maintain a system of control over all daily transactions;
6. Preparing the management reports for the Pinewood Technologies and Pinewood DMS companies monthly and reporting on this in the monthly Finance meeting by the deadlines allocated by executives;
7. Ensuring excellent Finance reporting quality for all group companies
8. Preparing all monthly GP reconciliations and questioning any discrepancies;
9. Preparing all monthly balance sheet reconciliations and supporting documents keeping to strict deadlines allocated;
10. Preparing mid-month projections to be presented to management monthly.
11. Analyse and control revenue imports and questioning all variances, while ensuring prompt collection of accounts receivable;
12. Analyse and control expenses ensuring expenses align to budgets while ensuring all payments are made timeously with the appropriate approval;
13. Ensuring that daily processing in Pinewood DMS is kept up to date to ensure that weekly recons are communicated in a timeous manner;
14. Drive usage of our internal ERP system (Autotask), assisting with internal processes to ensure a smooth handover of items between different departments;
15. Assisting the Head of Finance with the external reviews to ensure correct & accurate year-end financials within budget.

Inherent Requirements of the Job:
1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting
2. 4+ years of accounting experience, which includes at least 2 years of team management
3. Thorough knowledge of accountancy
4. Superior verbal and written communication skills
5. Ability to problem solve
6. High attention to detail
7. Willing to travel

To apply, simply click on this ‘Apply for position‘ link. (Make sure to add your Curriculum Vitae, which must not be longer than 2 pages, with a brief covering letter.)

Delivery Innovation Agent (Intern)

Job Title:  Delivery Innovation Agent (Intern)

Department:  Delivery Innovators

Location: Woodstock, Cape Town

Reporting to: CFO

Overview: This newly created internship position, will provide the Graduate with a fixed-term opportunity to work within a diverse and dynamic SaaS re-seller Organisation that supports the Retail Motor Industry. The Graduate will be exposed to the Company’s daily operating routines and procedures, and will, through dedicated focus and commitment, gain a working knowledge of the Business’s operational departments and its Product. The Graduate will also have the ability to provide input on business process improvements and suggest business ideas.

Job Role:

The duties/tasks of a Delivery Innovation Agent (Intern) include but is not limited to:

  1. Participating on a structured Internship and Job Rotation Programme – an overview of this programme is attached for reference and as a guideline (which may be amended from time to time and dependant on the requirements of the Business).

The Job Rotation Programme will include working successfully within the Business’s Helpdesk, Training & Implementation, New Business, and Customer & OEM Experience departments, through a structured rotational learning programme.

  1. Gaining knowledge of the Business’s Software Systems and ensuring this knowledge is at a sufficient level to carry out the duties required.
  2. Gaining a working understanding of the departments processes and ensuring this understanding is at a sufficient level to carry out the duties required within each department.
  3. Through exposure of the Job Rotation Programme, providing new and improved ways of doing business (i.e. bringing innovative ideas to the table).
  4. Travelling within South Africa and any other African Country where the Business’s customer base is situated.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The successful candidate may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the business.

Inherent Requirements of the Job:

  1. Must fit the culture and Values of Pinewood SA
  2. Minimum 3-year degree or diploma from higher education institutions (preferably Bcom degree with Accounting and Information Systems)
  3. You need to be a South African Citizen
  4. Excellent communication skills with the ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  5. High Proficiency level in MS Office – with excellent skills in MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  6. Show great initiative and attention to detail
  7. Strong administration and organisation skills
  8. Ability to work independently, as well as within a team
  9. Ability to work accurately under pressure
  10. Valid driver’s licence – Code 08
  11. Willing to travel
  12. Ability to Innovate
  13. Desire to continuously improve the team, oneself and the position

Applications

To apply, simply click on this ‘Apply for position‘ link. (Make sure to add your Curriculum Vitae, which must not be longer than 2 pages, with a brief covering letter.)

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