|Location||Cape Town, South Africa|
|Date Posted||Nov 5, 2020|
Accounting Finance Jobs
Key performance areas:
Responsible for developing and maintaining the management reporting templates, project manager/assist in projects that require new financial systems (including SAP) or changes to existing systems.
Ensure the transition of the finance team onto the SAP system and support with onsite SAP FI/CO support.
Highlight potential cross-functional risks and opportunities to the Finance Teams and suggest initiatives to mitigate risks and capitalise on opportunities - including identifying and implementing process improvements.
Facilitate working sessions and workshops between finance, operations and shared services teams to ascertain and document business requirements.
o Defines application problems by conferring with clients, evaluating processes and procedures.
o Proposals and implementing enhancements or changes to the system
o Ensuring that the system is upgraded on a regular basis, and results are validated by testing programs
o Develops solution by preparing and evaluating alternative workflow solutions
o Controls solution by establishing specifications, co-ordinating production with programmers/business analysts and third party suppliers.
o Maintain and build new templates for the management reporting system (Finnivo)
User Support, by ensuring operational implementation by training all super users and providing support
The successful candidate must have:
Matric with a B.Com Degree with Accounting
Minimum of 3 - 4 years’ experience as a Finance Business Analyst, Business Partner or Super User / Subject Matter Expert (SME) with at least 2 years within a Retail Environment.
Must be highly proficient in the latest versions of MS Office/Google Suite: including Word/Docs at and advanced level in Excel/Sheets at an advanced level
Be highly proficient in testing methodology
Business Analyst exposure: system analysis; business process development, including the facilitation of workshops; preparing documentation; Coordination of quality assurance and testing.
Experience writing business requirements, system requirements and functional specifications
Experience with Finance monthly processes
Experience with SAP Finance system will be advantageous
System support exposure: maintaining an incident management process; analysing the nature of incidents; liaising with system developers in order to resolve incidents.
o Providing user support
o Analysing business processes
o Data analyst experience (as an example, during a systems migration project)
Thorough understanding and working of financial business fundamentals
Strong logical thinking and analytical ability with excellent numerical skills.
Ability to be accurate and pay attention to detail.
Excellent planning, organizing and time management skills.
Ability to multi-task and to deal with complexities, use initiative to solve problems.
Ability to work independently, as well as be a team player.
Ability to implement business solutions and provide the necessary change management
Experience in project Management advantageous
Exposure to successful technology implementation and process projects advantageous