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Financial Analyst – Accounting and Finance job – R420 000 – R540 000 p/a – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Jun 5, 2018

A business that provides innovative, reliable solutions to the sensitive and critical programs and systems has an exciting job opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join their team in Johannesburg. The Financial Analyst will be operating several dozen contracts across for the Enterprise Solutions Portfolio. You will be responsible for the financial performance of the contracts in all aspects, and will provide thorough financial analysis throughout all phases of the program lifecycle, including proposals and closeout activity

Your key job responsibilities as the Financial Analyst in Johannesburg:

  • Participate in the preparation of budgets and schedules for all contract work and performs and/or assists in financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, and variance analysis
  • Perform analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and cost control
  • Responsibility for improving day sales outstanding (DSO) and establishing and maintaining processes to resolve collection issues
  • Perform quarterly Estimates to Complete on various programs
  • Ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditure projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding to the government
  • Ensure all inputs are timely and accurate and communication happens in a timely fashion with no surprises
  • Prepare advanced financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, cost-volume-profit analysis, and variance analysis

Requirements for this Financial Analyst job in Johannesburg:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field and 5+ years’ experience
  • 5+ years of experience budgeting, forecasting, and analysis and incorporating milestone schedules into all activities
  • 5+ years of experience preparing advanced financial analyses such as funding profiles, sales outlook, cost-volume-profit analysis, and variance analysis
  • 5+ years of experience preparing monthly financial review to include in depth analysis of working capital

If you meet the above requirements for this Financial Analyst job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you. Please send your CV through to hr@initiateinternational.co.za today. If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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