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G4s – Vacancy!!!



G4S Solutions (SA), the leading provider of integrated security management & cash management solutions, has a vacancy for a Junior Finance Manager based at our operations in 100 Maseru District, Lesotho reporting to the Finance Director.

The successful incumbent is a self-starter with a proven track record in maintaining company policy, adopting best practices, and is able to exercise sound judgement in the pursuit of the achievement of the goals of the organisation, and understanding the role which Junior Finance Manager plays within a successful business unit. The incumbent will be expected to be results driven and to live the values of the organisation.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, but SA citizens will have a distinct advantage.

Main Purpose of Position

Responsible for the monthly overall management of the accounting and reporting functions of the Cash & Secure business.

Key Performance Areas

Completion of Monthly and Group Reporting

  • Collect information from relevant internal sources and compile professional, accurate management reports monthly
  • Benchmark costs and conduct variance analysis
  • Prepare complete trade review packs for detailed analysis and review
  • Report on and prepare financial General Ledger monthly reports and Management accounts
  • Follow up and query all discrepancies
  • Verification the accuracy and correctness of the systems to provide accurate financial information
  • Verify actual results for variances to previous reporting periods, or to identify inaccuracies
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS
  • Ongoing review of cash flow
  • Report on company assets and liabilities including balance sheet account reconciliations and review of intangible assets
  • Ensure compliance with all financial regulations

Preparation of Annual Budgets, Monthly, and Quarterly Forecasts

  • Compare budgeted/forecasted results to actual or expected results in order to identify\ inaccuracies.
  • Undertake detailed analysis of results and financial position, to accurately formulate forecasts and financial reports.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders and regional finance teams to collate required information
  • Review reporting standards and implement improvement action plans as needed to address deficiencies.

Liaison with Internal and External Auditors

  • Act as a liaison with internal and external auditors for finance department.
  • Coordinate the audit programme to ensure timeliness and preparation of information
  • Investigate and follow-up on discrepancies of audit reports
  • Provide feedback to auditors and management on discrepancies.
  • Manage action plan to address discrepancies and findings

Development, Implementation and Monitoring of Financial Controls

  • Assess existing financial controls, and determine areas for improvement and change
  • Manage change process, and implement improved financial controls within the department
  • Provide ongoing training on correct financial control procedures.
  • Review on an ongoing basis and identify areas of continued/repeated deficiency
  • Update, refine and maintain financial control policy in line with Group Guidelines, and best practice standards.
  • Develop and formulate financial procedures to maintain proper financial controls.

Staff Management and Development

  • All team members have clearly defined job profiles aligned to the profile of the manager.
  • Ensure performance contracts are in place and regular goal reviews completed to assess achievement of results.
  • Apply poor performance management or employee relations management principles and processes should this be required.
  • Provide support, coaching (train) and mentoring continuously to ensure that objectives are met.
  • Ensure completed development plans for each employee.
  • Allocation resources appropriately to ensure operational demands are met.
  • Ensure that events/activities taking place in team are effectively communicated within the team and to other teams requiring the information.
  • Ensure adequate succession planning to meet ongoing and anticipated business requirements.

Health and Safety

  • Participate in the design/ development/ review/ implementation and monitoring of the branch/region/national safety plans for each year.
  • Participate in safety forums created by company for example safety meetings and safety talks.
  • Report all safety incidents to the relevant people.
  • Discuss all safety incidents on all levels.
  • Follow-up on any activities assigned through safety meeting / committee / representative / management.
  • Attend safety education and refresher programmes.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures at workplace.
  • Distribute safety information as and when required.
  • Wear protective clothing all the time.

The Ideal Candidate

Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12
  • Relevant Relevant B Degree with completed articles preferred
  • Minimum 2-5 Years management accounting
  • Financial and cost control Implementation experience essential
  • SAP experience/knowledge would be highly recommended
  • Knowledge of Financial principles and practices
  • Knowledge of financial controls and audit standards
  • Knowledge of how to perform and review reconciliations

Skills and Attributes

  • Computer Literacy (MS Office Excel Advanced)
  • Analytical skills
  • Working with complexity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Managing conflict
  • Delivering strategy
  • Delivering performance
  • Managing professionally
  • Awareness of the market environment
  • Driving change
  • Leading people
  • Customer thinking
  • Collaborating and cooperating

Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice.


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