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Group Financial Executive

Company Beekman Group
Reference # # 09/01/19
Published 25/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Location Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Introduction
Beekman Group, South Africa’s leading corporate player in the development and management of property and the leisure sector, currently has the following opportunity at Head Office in Port Shepstone. In accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the Group, preference shall be given, but not limited to, candidates from the designated groups.

Since our Head Office is based in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, away from the traditional city centres, the area creates a great lifestyle opportunity for staff to work and live and it shows in our retention rates.
Job Functions Accounting,Administration,Auditing,Business Analyst,Executive Management,Finance,Risk Management,Strategy
Industries Accounting & Auditing,Hospitality,Hotel / Catering / Hospitality / Leisure
Specification
As the Group Financial Executive your primary responsibility will be the planning, implementation and managing all of the finance activities of the Group, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting and negotiations.

As part of the executive management team, you will interact with various members within the group, both senior and junior. Your duties will include, but is not limited to, the following:
•Providing leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team
•Providing strategic recommendations to the Directors and members of the executive management team
•Managing the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, as well as overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting required
•Accountable for administrative, financial, and risk management operations
•Advising on long-term business and financial planning
•Establishing and developing relations with senior management and external partners and stakeholders
• Reviewing all formal finance related controls & procedures
Requirements
Required Education and Experience:
•At least a BCom degree in Accounting or Finance. A postgraduate qualification and/or Chartered Accountant (South Africa) qualification will serve as an added advantage.
•At least 10 years' relevant senior management experience in the finance industry as well as managing of an accounts team / department.
•Generic management competencies, including strategic capability and leadership, project management, people management and empowerment and financial management.
•Personal attributes must include strong interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organisation, excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses. A high level of integrity and dependability is required, with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
•Knowledge of all finance legislation, other statutory requirements and good governance. Proficient in the use of MS Office and Pastel.

Competencies:
Technical Capability • Business Acumen • Strategic Thinking • Customer/Client Focus • Leadership • Teamwork • Commitment • Communication

Position Type / Expected Hours of Work / Work Environment:
This is a full-time position, days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm, based at the group’s head office in Port Shepstone.

Other Duties:
Please note this advert is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Job Closing Date 25/02/2020
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