• Reporting to: Chief Financial Officer
  • Reference: KZN- 2022/12
  • Date Advertised: 03 June 2022
  • Closing Date: 28 february 2023
  • Branch: Durban
  • Department: Finance

Link Africa (Pty) Ltd is in search of a Management Accountant.

Main purpose

The Management Accountant plays a key role in financial control, examining financial results, coordinating the preparation of performance reports and commenting on financial statements. The incumbent will provide reliable and timely analysis of financial results, budget, and forecasts in order to assist the business leaders and stakeholders, helping to evaluate the impact of major decisions. The Management Accountant will find solutions to driving continuous process improvements in controlling processes to offer cost-efficient services fulfilling business and statutory requirements. The role is exciting as it offers the incumbent the opportunity to grow from the ground up with the company. Furthermore, the role offers the successful candidate to oversee and implement controls for Link Africa Holding (Pty) Ltd, Link Africa (Pty) Ltd and Link Africa EPC (Pty) Ltd.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Reporting
    • Reporting and legal entity controlling – legal and non-legal controlling, governance, assurance and internal control effectiveness and efficiency.
      Revenue Reporting
    • Due Diligence reporting
    • Exco Reporting
    • Costing Reporting
    • FTTH Reporting
    • Mall Connections Reporting
    • ICASA reporting
    • Ad- hoc reporting based on Exco requirements
  • Performing extensive analyses of business performance/compile information and preparing reports in support of management decision-making;
  • Functional controlling – controlling, budgeting, cost control, communication, charging mechanisms, tax compliance and business partnering with respective function
  • Supporting in reporting and closing processes; monthly and quarterly closing activities
  • Preparing cost analysis, estimates, accruals, reclassification; ad hoc analysis and reporting
  • System and master data governance – chart of accounts, business warehouse tools.
  • Special projects
  • Overseeing and managing the continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting
  • Monitoring performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Monitor ‘legal legal mailbox’
  • Management of Dimension Data Costs and invoicing
  • PO approvals – all maintenance, stock, EPC contractor POs and VOs.
  • Rental reporting and management of leases
  • Manage Patent Renewals
  • Review financial statements
  • Working in close collaboration with local and senior leadership

Knowledge, experience and qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CIMA advantageous
  • 5 years of experience in financial controlling/analysis or management accountant position
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to multitask
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability; effective problem identification and solution skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; high sense of ownership, can-do attitude and ability to influence others
  • Solid know how of general accounting and reporting processes
  • Capability to analyze complex financial data

Skills and Competencies

  • Accuracy
  • Financial Controlling
  • Analytical Ability
  • General Accounting
  • Reporting Processes
  • Skill in examining and re-re engineering operations and procedures
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
  • Ability to communicate and interact at all levels
  • Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with company goals
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Leadership capabilities
  • Problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Mathematical proficiency
  • Attention to detail
  • Organization skills
  • Technological skills which include advanced MS Excel reporting skills
  • Ability to work independently

Working conditions

  • Office and field related work
  • Extended and irregular working hours

This vacancy is open to all Internal Candidates. Interested candidates must email their detailed CV’s to anniea@linkafrica.co.za by no later than 28 february 2023 Please note that only short-listed candidates will be responded to.

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