27 Nov '20
Assistant Financial Manager

Finance, Gauteng JHB - Northern Suburbs

R 30000 - R 35000 Monthly

An exciting opportunity for an Assistant Financial Manager has become vacant at a company based in the North of Johannesburg within the telecommunications industry.


Basic duties include but are not limited to full debtors’, creditors’ and bookkeeper functions as defined below (in no particular order):

• Client and vendor payment approvals and allocations

• Customer collections including the control of any automated collection system such as the bank’s ACB module.

• Banking status and reconciliations

• Ensuring SARS, Statuary documents, Bank and any other documentation required is completed in order to efficiently run the business (e.g. Bank guarantees and Annual Letter of compliances)

• Sales and stock reporting and analysis

• Ensuring client and vendor queries are efficiently resolved

• Resolving legacy queries

• Budget & Expense planning and reconciliations

• Monitoring of daily cashflow

• Monitoring of CGIC facility (Applications, adequate cover, ets.)

• Control and verify Gross profit margins on sales

• Submission of accurate monthly management accounts by the 9th of each month

• Monitor and reconciliation of consignment and rotation stock

• Payroll submissions to Payroll department

• Stock reconciliations

• Cashbook reconciliations

• Journal entries and reconciliations

• General ledger reconciliations

• Fixed Asset control

• Creating and processing of Purchase Orders, Stock receipts, Picking Slips, Invoices, Returns and other documents required

• Electronic Banking Administration

• Document Administration

• Policies and Procedures Administration, review and implementation

• Electronic Database Administration

• Risk analysis & control

• Threat identification of any part or process of the business that affects profitability and reporting such to the Executive Committee.

• ISO compliance

• Trial Balance & management accounts reporting

• Statutory returns reconciled and submitted.

• SARS E-filing control and maintenance

• Ensuring the company’s annual and interim audits are efficiently and speedily carried out with all queries resolved. Ensuring all documentation is in order and audit packs complete.

• Ensuring data integrity of the company’s accounting system

• Ensuring subordinates are tasked correctly and accurately and reporting on such activities.

• Ensuring all personnel that are assigned duties fulfil them accurately and quickly with form timelines given.

• Other duties and responsibilities will be added on according to the needs of the company when required

• Analysis fuel billing

• Calculate rebates and discounts

• Calculate commissions for sales representatives

• All other Ad hoc Duties pertaining to the position



Completed Financial Qualification (or studying towards)

Completed SAICA/ SAIPA articles

Experience from a large entity would be nice to have (Telecommunications industry experience would be even better.)



• Pastel evolution

• Advanced excel skills for reporting purposes

• Cashbook experience “must”

• Payroll experience “Advantage”

• Should have knowledge of ethical accounting practices and ensure they are adhered to

• Should have good oral and written communication skills.

• Ability to efficiently lead, delegate and motivate subordinates.

• Experience in the Telecommunication industry will be an added advantage

• Ability work on multiple companies

• Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure

Please email your CV to kavita@smithgarb.co.za


If you have not been contacted within 2-weeks after applying for this position, please consider your application unsuccessful. 

Ad Visible Until: 31 December 2020
Ref: JHB005699/KM

Vacancy Type: Permanent