Role Summary

We are looking for a Financial Manager for our online travel business. The successful candidate will be required to effectively lead the Finance team with specific attention given to the financial and fiscal management of Go2Africa, as well as providing commercial support to the CFO and MD.

Functional Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the day to day finance and accounting function
  • Management of payroll and commission payments
  • Effective annual budgeting
  • Monthly reporting to Senior Management / Executive Team
  • Staff management
  • Year-end audit including income tax calculations
  • Provide commercial support to the CFO and MD

Requirements

Qualifications

  • B-Com Accounting Degree or equivalent qualification with 5 years’ experience

OR

  • CA SA with 2 – 3 years’ experience
  • CIMA

Knowledge of

  • International financial reporting complying with IFRS & GAAP
  • Group Accounting knowledge
  • Accounting systems and procedures (Accpac)
  • Payroll systems and procedures (VIP)
  • Multi country and multi-currency accounting
  • Banking management
  • Debtors management
  • Payroll management
  • Accounting up to Financial Statement preparation
  • Audit Management
  • Creditors Management
  • Statutory regulations knowledge, implementation and update
  • Management reporting and reporting writing
  • Staff management
  • Fixed assets management
  • Travel industry (advantageous)
  • Web e-commerce (advantageous)

Functional Skills

  • Strong general accounting knowledge and experience
  • Experience in dealing with foreign currencies and risks
  • Excellent leadership skills and able to build relationships across the business and stakeholders
  • Accpac knowledge (advantageous)
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Proven coaching and mentoring skills (advantageous)

How to apply

To apply, email the following to recruitment@go2africa.com

  • CV
  • Academic transcripts
  • Covering letter

Please clearly state the role (‘Financial Manager’) in the email subject line.

If you do not hear from us within four weeks of submitting your application, please regard your application as being unsuccessful.