Management Accountant

TB HIV Care - Adderley Street, Cape Town, Western Cape

Overview

Responsible for the gathering and analyzing of financial information, supporting and developing budgets, reporting, information dissemination and analysis. This role will provide direct support to the financial manager/financial management team including: month end processes, audit preparation and execution and other ad hoc tasks.

Responsibilities

Budgeting Prepare project specific and organisational budgets as and when needed Budget development in support of new business activities Ensure that organisational policies are taken into account in all budgeting processes Develop and update appropriate templates to assist in budget consolidation Update and maintain budgets on SAP and Power BI Prepare budget redirections based on programmatic needs Reporting Prepare monthly project specific financial reports in the required external and internal templates Ensures that all reports are reconciled to the underlying financial system Ensure that all required reconciliations are completed on a monthly basis to check completeness and accuracy of reporting Ensures all monthly financial reporting and supporting documentation are prepared and submitted to funders on time Develop templates for presenting financial progress in a simplified way Prepare monthly consolidated reporting which includes management accounts Provide analysis of financial reporting share insights and support to programme directors and other relevant staff Provide insight into whether organisational policies are being adhered from review of the financial reports Conducts monthly high level reviews of sub-awardees progress against contracted requirements and financial documents Reviews reports prepared by others to ensure quality standards are maintained Forecasting Facilitates accurate forecasting for projects by working with the financial management team and relevant programme staff Creates and maintains relevant templates for accurate and regular forecasting Clearly documents and provides insight to programme directors and other relevant staff on the assumptions used for forecasting Reviews forecasting prepared by others (e.g. accountants, compliance officers) and provides feedback and insight to ensure accuracy, when applicable Administration Ensures that budgets, reports, forecasts or presentations are prepared in the required templates and are quality controlled Ensures that rules and regulations are appropriately incorporated into budgets and that adherence is maintained within the organisation. Performs other duties as assigned Ensures that all work is clearly documented and backed up as necessary Stakeholder engagement Maintain and build productive relationships with external stakeholders (funders, government, auditors etc.) Maintain and build productive relationships with internal stakeholders Financial management support Assist the financial management team in: Finalising month end processes (reviewing of batches, review month end journals) Preparing for and executing efficient and compliant audit processes Monitor and review validity, accuracy and completeness of the financial accounts Support the finance team in meeting deadlines, while maintaining quality standards People Management Planning, assigning, and directing work, where applicable Ensure staff timesheet and leave is managed, where applicable Engage in the performance review process and provide performance feedback, where applicable Ensure that employees are adequately rewarded and disciplined where applicable Ensure timeous resolution complaints and resolving problems

Requirements

CA (SA) and minimum 1 years’ experience as an Accountant / Cost Accountant; or equivalent combination of education and experience Knowledge of financial accounting systems Clear credit and criminal record Ability to communicate in English A valid driver’s licence Proficiency in Microsoft packages