Regional Head of Finance (Southern Africa)

Location: Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted: 05-07-2018
Regional Head of Finance is responsible to provide support, advice, analysis and recommendations on the business performance. This role provides a link between Southern Africa and the Canadian Accounting, Tax and Treasury departments and Operations. Lead a significant accounting, legal and Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) team and ensure the team in the Southern Africa comply and adhere to Company accounting policies and best practices.

Accounting and Financial Operations
  • Preparing and presenting Board Packages.
  • Preparation of annual budget and ongoing analysis of any variances between budget and actual.
  • Prepare all financial segments and actively involved in the creation of tender documents.
  • Developing and recommending different business models.
  • Management of working capital for the region including granting credit.
  • Management of banking across the region.
  • Oversees implementation and adherence to group accounting policies and practice and the appropriate financial controls are in place.
  • Ensures compliance with the group authorization matrix.
  • Provides periodic follow up and audit of policies to ensure compliance and liaises with internal audit.
  • Review and recommend capital expenditures.

Work Experience
  • Minimum 10 years accounting / Finance experience with at least 5 years senior level experience.
  • Business to business experience preferred.
  • Experience maintaining international financial standards and controls, preferably with a shared services model.
  • Experience with financial analysis and modeling which leads to improved business operations.
  • Experience with International tax.
  • Exposure to the tire industry or a similar highly customer-service driven environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of financial practices, and controls.
  • Ability to build relationships with key financial partners (internal and external).
  • Ability to present to the Board and maintain composure when challenged.
  • Ability to lead change initiatives.
  • Post graduate diploma or degree, or equivalent experience.
  • Finance qualification required.
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