IT Finance and Risk Manager

  • Full Time
  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal , South Africa

Kelly Sinclair Recruitment Partners

We are looking for :

CA(SA) plus 10 years’ experience. 
Sap implementation experience is a must


Purpose of the role:

  • Support Key IT and business initiatives that are aligned to business strategy and objectives, whilst managing IT risks and governance to optimize value creations.
  • Risk Governance
  • Commercials and Finance


Risk and Governance

  • Actively monitor compliance with risk management strategies and practices to ensure IT functional and business-related risks are sufficiently managed or mitigated within the business risk tolerance level.
  • Analyse potential impact of identified risks on the enterprise and on the achievement of scheduled objectives.


Commercials and Finance

  • Assessment of business initiatives/requirements in line with accounting, tax and regulatory standards applicable to the group
  • Contract management process formalized: initial review and mediation where required, annual reviews thereafter.
  • Manage the due diligence process
  • Co-ordinate, review and assess consolidated IT annual budget and forecasts.
  • Monthly IT expense report review.
  • Capex assessments and approval


Best Practice and Value Optimisation

  • Design new operating practices in line with new IT strategy
  • Drive process improvement initiatives and seek to outline opportunities for potential efficiencies
  • Capex: revise the existing application documentation to clearly define the business proposition, cashflow, accounting implication.
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Identify and build trust relationships with key business and 3rd party stakeholders.
  • Identify areas of internal and/or external audit expertise requirements.
  • Manage the external audit relationship and deliverables


Personal Attributes

  • Building Strategic Working Relationships
  • High attention to detail with a strong risk and due diligence mindset
  • An enquiring and analytical mind capable of seeing the big picture while demonstrating attention to detail.
  • Pro-active.
  • Management/Leadership Capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to take a leadership role situationally
  • Proven track record of managing projects to successful completion


Skills & Knowledge Competencies

  • Knowledge of IFRS and IAS
  • Forecasting and budgeting
  • Preparation of management reports
  • Current VAT and Income Tax Legislature knowledge
  • SAP experience
  • Ability to think about systems holistically and to see the bigger picture
  • Ability to explain complex financial issues in a way that non-financial people may understand
  • Experience in SAP ERP implementation


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