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Assistant Finance Manager

The SAPRO experience; Building a new world together, one professional journey at a time.

At SAPRO we work with our people to co-create amazing international experiences. We pay special attention to where, when, and how you want to work as well as what opportunities are relevant to your long-term (personal & professional) goals.

If you want an incredible professional journey filled with adventure, world-class learning, generous pay, social responsibility involvement, and the chance to work with the best firms in the industry, then SAPRO is right for you!


About the job

To assist the Financial Manager and the other members of the Finance Department in fulfilling their duties and functions.


Mandatory Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or other relevant area

Desirable Qualifications:

  • CIMA/SAIPA qualified advantageous

Minimum Experience:

  • 3 to 4 years bookkeeping and administrative experience

 

Desired Experience:

  • Extensive experience in a finance management support role

 

Key Performance Areas:

Strategic Management Support Team Management

  • Align with the organizational strategy to ensure that the finance functions deliver on the day to day requirements as set by the business
  • Support Finance Manager in ensuring that all finance administrative tasks are delivered with efficiency and quality

 

Finance Management

Timesheets

  • Review and approve consultant timesheets (approximately 200 - 300 per week);
  • Extract and edit relevant timesheet reports;
  • Prepare the weekly timesheet analysis on internal staff;
  • Maintain the timesheet system’s functionality (adding/removing employees, adding projects).

Invoicing

  • Doing the initial detailed review of the invoices prepared in Xero along with supporting documentation required.

Payroll

  • Assist with the calculation and review thereof.

Bookkeeping

  • Oversee the day-to-day bookkeeping of the South African and American companies;
  • Assist with the bookkeeping for the outsourced accounting services companies;
  • Prepare relevant reporting tools for SAPRO and our clients

Operational Effectiveness

  • Ensure all current processes of recording finances are adhered too and escalate any discrepancies through the appropriate channels
  • Takes initiative to improve internal SAPRO financial processes
  • Ensure information is received from staff and local management team to collate accurate and timely

 

Budget/Financial Management Support

  • Support the Finance management team to monitor and manage the teams operating and project budget

 

Team effectiveness

  • Develop effective and supportive relationships with colleagues
  • Flexible in working as part of a team to fully support the overall business operation
  • Enthusiasm and positivity to work within a new and growing team
  • Ambition to increase knowledge and experience across the timesheet and payroll process

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially spreadsheets
  • Experience in a similar time sheet coordination and administrative support role

Behavioural Skills:

  • Analytical skills
  • Flexible work style and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines and adapt your working patterns
  • Positive "can-do' approach
  • Ability to work within a team collaboratively
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Flexibility, collaboratively and inclusive
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks at one time and prioritizes appropriately
  • Manages schedule effectively to meet the needs of the business
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail
  • Readily learns, adopts, and utilizes technology
  • Completes work in a timely manner, with appropriate sense of urgency

 

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