South Africa

Management Accountant

Company MotoVanatage
Reference # MA001
Published 24/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
MotoVantage, formed through a partnership between FirstRand Group and The Hollard Insurance Company, brings you innovative vehicle insurance products at competitive prices as add-ons to any finance agreement. We are seeking to recruit a new Management Accountant within our Finance Department.
Job Functions Accounting,Analysis,Finance,Management
Industries Accounting,Accounting & Auditing,Banking / Finance & Investment,Financial Services,Insurance
Role Purpose

The purpose of the Management accountant role is provide insight into the business’s financial performance by looking at key indicators such as profitability and cost management. The incumbent will be required to obtain a thorough understanding of the business in order to find the necessary data and information to use in financial models and analysis. The incumbent will then be required to present this analysis either verbally or in writing as well as make recommendations to business and/or their direct line manager.

Role Outputs

The role entails:
•Performing analysis of financial information and other business management information in order to provide feedback or recommendations to business and/or the direct line manager.
•Developing various financial models for forecasting, cost analysis and profitability by using business management information and financial information
•Developing and maintaining activity based view of the cost base of the organisation
•Performing variance and trend analysis on budgets, forecasts as well as actual financial information and providing feedback and recommendations
•Working closely with the Pricing and Analytics team as well as Product Development team in order to provide computations and input into product pricing
•Providing analysis and making recommendations on the group's treasury and cash management process
•Developing various reports for automation
•Developing Excel based tools that will assist business with day-to-day activities
•Developing detailed and routine work processes and controls
•Drafting of monthly reports and analysis
•Preparation of presentations
•Other ADHOC duties as required

Skills and Attributes Required
•Someone who applies own logic and is process driven
•Detail orientated with excellent analytical skills
•Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet set deadlines
•Someone innovative, resourceful and action-orientated
•Someone with the ability to work on own initiative and take accountability for own actions and work
•Self-motivated and takes charge of their own self development
•A smart worker who is able to work with and make sense of large amounts of data in a manual environment
•Must be adaptable to an ever changing environment
•Someone professional, who is able to work within a team as well as independently
•Must be able to analyse complex problems and recommend the correct course of action
•Passion for business and ability to drive change
•Excellent communication skills

•Completed CIMA

Job Closing Date 06/03/2020
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