A1 Capital: Financial Manager

Company A1 Capital
Reference # #FMA1
Published 27/10/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
A1 Capital is a dynamic global equity fund, located in South Africa, with satellite offices throughout the world. It is positioned as the first private equity fund emanating from the African continent to develop and retain both operational and investment expertise in the areas of education, property and technology.

A1 Capital has a specialist team of principals, who travel the world to identify opportunities in primary, secondary and tertiary education. Through intensive research, these opportunities are investigated and then recommended to its principle investors as an expansion to its current products or new partners are brought on board as new investors.

Job Functions Accounting,Administration,Auditing,Banking,Data Management,Finance,Financial Planning,Investments,Management,Mathematics, Statistics and Information,Senior Management,Statistics,Strategy,Tax
Industries Accounting,Accounting & Auditing,Banking / Finance & Investment,Investments,Tax Consulting
Responsible for all aspects of financial management, ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures for all entities within the portfolio. This role is focused on compliance of all entities with regards to the submission of all returns and timeous finalisation of the management accounts and annual financial statements
To oversee the day to day work of the finance team and be responsible for the effective use and deployment of staff and financial resources.
To oversee the axillary businesses where necessary until such time as it may warrant full time Finance role to support the specific businesses.

•Produce and distribute monthly management reports to agreed timelines
•Produce detailed quarterly cash flow forecasts in various business where necessary
•Produce financial reports detailing actual expenditure against forecast to agreed timelines
•Produce required financial reports for members of the Board
•Produce annual financial reports and statements to agree time frames to comply with the requirements of A1 Capital
•Develop annual budgets in collaboration with the Group CFO’s where necessary
•Manage statuary requirements. i.e. SARS, Provident Fund and Medical Aid Providers where necessary, to set timetables.
•Lead on tax planning, including VAT related matters if required.
•Maintain current standing with all mandated local tax and benefits registrations and requirements, including submissions of payments and
•Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements relating to financial control, financial management and accounting.
•Ensure appropriate external audit arrangements are in place and manage the audit process to meet deadlines
•Ensure that all balance sheet reconciliations are produced on an accurate and timely basis to include bank reconciliations, debtors, creditors
and inter-company accounts
•Ensure implementation and adherence to finance policies, procedures and systems across all teams

1.Advanced degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field.
2.Qualified Accountant with relevant qualification and experience
3.Experience in the Consolidation of Group Financials (Caseware experience), preparation and finalisation of accounts in accordance with
current South African regulation and regulations of other countries where necessary
4.Knowledge of strategic and financial planning including activity costing, benchmarking.
5.Experience in budget preparation and reporting.
6.Excellent computer literacy is essential. Fully conversant with the current uses of information technology in the workplace and uses IT as a
management tool.
7.Proficient user of finance software.
8.Knowledge of current practice of internal auditing
9.Highly numerate and able to analyse statistical information and interpret financial data to produce reports which can be understood by non-
financial colleagues and Banks.
Job Closing Date 10/11/2020