Internal Client Services - Finance -Manager Finance Africa BP (Audit & Assurance)

  • Magwa Cres, Waterval City, Midrand, 2090, South Africa
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Deloitte

Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com

About the Division

It takes a high-powered network of internal support professionals to keep Deloitte going strong. The internal services function provides a wide variety of support services to our organisation and people.

Rewarding career opportunities are available in:

·       Human resources

·       Information technology

·       Marketing and Communications

·       Financial support services, and much more.

As with all the functions in Deloitte, a core set of competencies is associated with each internal service area. An overall understanding of value-added client service, the experience to work in multifunctional and cross-border teams, strong business acumen, and the instinct to think and act globally are essential for advancement within Internal Client Services.

Job Description

Main purpose of job 

To assists the Senior Finance Manager in providing financial support to the Service Line.

Manages less complex or smaller P&Ls than the Senior Finance Manager.  Aligns, implements and embeds COE and SSC driven initiatives and technologies at the Service Line level

Responsible for P&L finances and works together with the COE and SSC teams to ensure smooth finance operations for the Service Line / P&L

Responsible for approvals and reviews relating to Finance.

Key Performance Areas:

Strategic Impact

Supports leadership in the delivery of services to clients in line with the defined strategic objectives:

  • Provides support to management in the implementation of change initiatives
  •  Works with team to complete work by set deadlines advising manager of any issues prior to deadlines

Differentiators for this specific role:

Budgeting, Forecasting and Target setting

      • Assists with the preparation of budgets and forecasts for the P&L / Service Area

      •  Assists with setting targets for P&Ls, including productivity and revenue targets down to partner, staff and project level where applicable

Financial Reporting

  • Prepares monthly results reporting pack and commentary (Service Area requirements)
  • Reviews and analyses monthly results before sending to Finance Manager for final sign off
  •  Reviews the balance sheet and income statement for the Service Area 
  • Review and sign off balance sheet recon for the Service Area
  •  Reports performance against KPIs and North Stars

Strategic analyses and driving target achievement

  •  Analyses performance and efficiency
  • Supports Service Areas with regards to managing working capital
  •  Interrogates working capital and revenue before and after EM rollover
  •  Assists with the implementation of cost reduction plans in the Service Area
  • Analyses utilisation and productivity

Approvals, Reviews and Requests & Controls

  •  Reviews and approves journals (including manual journals to project codes)
  • Reviews the pricing of contracts and projects
  • Supports reviews of payroll for the Service Areas
  • Approves credit notes
  •  Approves purchase requests/orders
  •  Approves general journals to Service Area cost centers
  •  Reviews and approves payroll report
  • Reviews revenue monthly
  •  Requests accruals and provisions to be raised
  • Requests new or updates to cost/profit centers and chart of accounts
  •  Reviews project spend monthly
  • Implements internal controls where applicable
  • Drives financial disciplines in project accounting

Petty Cash (where applicable)

  •  Manages petty cash float

Debtors

  • Reviews debtors monthly
  • Assists with escalated debt collection

Qualifications

Required

  • Degree (Hons in Finance / Accounting)
  • 4 years in finance

Preferred

  • Post-Graduate qualification in Finance / Accounting
  • 5 years in finance

Additional Information

Competencies :

Technical Competencies

  • Skilled in field with sound industry and business knowledge
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Experienced in communication and implementation of strategy
  • Proven ability to manage and execute projects
  • Experienced in development and delivery of professional presentations
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good financial knowledge

Behavioural Competencies 

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Good mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others
  • Strong client delivery focus
  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease
  • Focus on quality and risk
  • Effective problem solving ability
  • Excellent business acumen

*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities

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