PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the role will manage the accurate and timeous preparation of accounting records and financial reports, and the day-to-day transactional accounting functions, in accordance with relevant accounting standards and applicable prescripts. To manage cash fl ow, forecasting, audit preparation, taxation and asset management in accordance with legislation and regulations.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: The role will be responsible for the entire financial management. Revise and update financial policies and procedures, and monitor compliance therein

  • Monitor the performance of annual forecasting
  • Manage the timeous and accurate submissions of National Treasury returns
  • Provide input for the purpose of quarterly reports. Debt Management: Monitor the timeous following up of outstanding debts
  • Monitor the follow-up on any unpaid invoices issued at the annual auction
  • Liaise with client departments within the City to resolve any queries that have been escalated
  • Financial Reporting: Review consolidated financial information received from the Accountants, and prepare financial reports (i.e. management accounts, fi nancial statements, etc.) for
    submission to the CFO
  • Compile and submit monthly financial reports to the CFO on National Treasury and Budget Office
  • Asset Management: Oversee the maintenance of the fixed asset register for new additions, disposals, asset movements and asset verification
  • Tax Management: Complete all tax-related material
  • Prepare tax calculations and liaise with auditors during year-end audit.

Education and experience required:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent
  • Any registration with a professional body will be advantageous
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in Financial Management, of which 3 years must be at Senior Management level
  • Sound knowledge of MFMA, Treasury Regulations, GRAP, IFRS and IIA standards
  • Sound knowledge of taxation
  • Sound knowledge of preparation of financial statements
  • Knowledge of Corporate Governance
  • Advanced MS Word and EXCEL skills
  • Valid driver’s license

Please email a detailed CV in MS Word format to: smfinance@jda.org.za

Closing date: 20 April 2021

Correspondence will be with short-listed candidates only. Should you not hear from us within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Johannesburg Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer and position will be filled in line with its EE targets