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Cape Town Northern Suburbs

Finance Manager

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A rapidly growing Financial Services Provider seeks a driven, energetic & highly experienced Finance Manager looking for a unique career growth opportunity. Leading a small finance team, you will be expected to prepare budgets, forecasts & coordinate annual audits while making commercial recommendations and take charge of all financial reporting at a group level. You must be CA(SA) or CGMA (CIMA) qualified with at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role, have experience in the Financial Services sector, ideally with knowledge of IFRS 17, SAM and FSCA reporting, knowledge of Accounting systems and the compilation & submission of tax returns. If you want to grow into an executive leadership role, then apply NOW!



Preparation of budgets, forecasts and co-ordinate annual audits.

Compile Annual Financial statements by complying with IFRS and relevant regulatory frameworks.

Preparation and review of consolidated monthly reports and commentary for financial results.

Oversee preparation of monthly management accounts.

Analyse and report on balance sheet recons and costs.

Oversee debtors, creditors and cashbook management.

Income tax, VAT compliance and submissions, month end reviews and variance reports.

Assets, procurement, commercial contracts and insurance management.

Provide operational support related to finance and insurance activities and initiatives to contribute to the overall growth and profitability of the company.

Management and Statutory Regulatory Reporting: SAM, FSCA and Prudential Authority.

Provide actionable, relevant and time sensitive insight and information to the business to enable key business and strategic decisions.

Review the performance of the business using financial metrics.

Prepare key business drivers for group management reporting.

Quarterly and annual LT returns.

Quarterly K68 and asset allocation reports for SARB.

Monitor and forecast capital adequacy requirements.

Quarterly and annual QRT reporting.

Bi-annual ASISA reporting.

Collaborate with actuarial function to ensure all FSCA and other statutory requirements are complied with.

Prepare and submit bi-annual and annual tax calculations.

Strategic and operational inputs.

Make commercial recommendations in line with the company’s strategy to enable growth of shareholder value, as per the organisation’s business strategy supporting financial architecture.

Assume responsibility for the overall integrity and operation of both the financial and actuarial reporting for the company.

Contribute strategically to the achievement of the company’s vision and goals by guiding business decision-making.

All financial reporting responsibilities at a group level.



Qualifications –

CA(SA) or CGMA (CIMA) essential.


Experience/Skills –

5 Years’ experience in similar role.

Insurance, financial services or fintech industry experience preferred.

Knowledge of captive insurers, IFRS 17, SAM and FSCA reporting highly advantageous.

Managerial experience at a senior and/or executive level.

Technical financial acumen.

Experience in a commercial environment, with responsibility/exposure to key aspects of complex accounting & actuarial processes including developing & implementing effective work processes, procedures and controls.

Regulatory Reporting.

Compilation and submission of tax returns.

Knowledge of accounting systems.



Dynamic, energetic, driven.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organisation skills.

Strong finance-based analytical skill.

Ability to work and communicate with executive management regularly.

Able to identify system inefficiencies and propose solutions.

Attention to detail.


A self-starter who shows initiative and can work independently to solve problems.


While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.



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Degree, Permanent

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