Main purpose / objective of the position:
To ensure that finance is seen as a value adding business partner (Business, Tenants, Property Asset Management and External clients). Develop Finance's influence in the making of business decisions. To oversee and manage all aspects of the Client Portfolio Financial Department. To develop systems that cater for the reporting needs of Property Owners.
Decision making authority:
Employees in this band make the rules and establish precedents enabling lower bands to produce. They interpret the strategy laid out by Senior Management by applying material and manpower resources to achieve objectives outlined in the strategy specific to minor organizational function.
This position operates within budget parameters and Decision framework
Experience / Education:
B Com Accounting / Financial Management or CA (SA) with 3 years articles as well as 5 years relevant experience. Experience in the property management industry essential.
Computer literacy: SAP/SAP BI; MS Office - Excel Advanced, Outlook and Word;
Administration: Skills Time Management, Advanced Financial Calculations, Advanced Financial Reporting, Policies and Processes, People Management, Business Planning
Detailed knowledge of all financial policies, procedures and processes, capital expenditure, contract management legal aspects, income statements, balances sheets, budgets, forecasts, IFRS and Tax.
Communication, analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making, customer relationship building, team leadership, change leadership, financial and business acumen, challenging, customer and quality focus, self-confidence, teamwork and co-operation, drive and productivity, accuracy, methodical, challenging, tolerance for stress, applied strategic planning.
Major drivers of work volume:
Volume and complexity of departmental and property owner activities. Complexity of reporting needs.
Interface / relationships with:
Internal: Procurement, Banking, Accounts Payable, IT, Finance and Admin Managers, Accountants, OPCO's, SSC, Business
External: Contractors, Clients, Financial Directors, Tenants, Property Asset Management,, Accountants, auditors of listed funds. Regulatory bodies eg SARS.