Deloitte Africa Finance Manager BP ( Consulting) - Finance - Internal Client Services Jobs in Midrand South Africa

Deloitte Africa Finance Manager BP ( Consulting) - Finance - Internal Client Services Jobs in Midrand South Africa

[Company Description

  • Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 345,000 people make an impact that matters at

    About the Division

  • It takes a high-powered network of internal support professionals to keep Deloitte going strong. The internal services function provides a wide variety of support services to our organisation and people. Rewarding career opportunities are available in:
  • Human resources
  • Information technology
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Financial support services, and much more.
  • As with all the functions in Deloitte, a core set of competencies is associated with each internal service area. An overall understanding of value-added client service, the experience to work in multifunctional and cross-border teams, strong

    Job Description

    Main Purpose of Job

  • Provides Finance intelligence to the Service Area Management Team supporting the value chain
  • Focuses on strategic issues relating to Finance that contribute to growth and competitiveness of the business
  • Consolidates P&L finances for the Service Area

    Differentiators for this specific role

    Budgeting, Forecasting and Target setting for the Service Area

  • Manages budgeting and forecasting for the Service Area
  • Finalises budgets and forecasts with Service Area Leader
  • Consolidates and prepares budget and forecast commentary and analysis for the Service Area
  • Facilitates setting targets for Service Area, including productivity and revenue targets down to partner, staff and project level where applicable
  • Submits Service Area budgets and forecasts to the Global Reporting COE and the Africa Reporting COE
  • Provides budgets and forecasts to the Senior Finance Manager for consolidation at a Service Line level

    Financial Reporting for the Service Area

  • Prepares monthly management reports (according to Service Area requirements)
  • Provides Service Area input into the monthly results for Service Line level reporting
  • Reviews the balance sheet and income statement for the Service Area
  • Reports performance against KPIs and North Stars
  • Analyses Service Area utilisation and productivity

    Strategic analyses and driving target achievement for the Service Area

  • Conducts financial analysis and insights
  • Analyses performance and efficiency
  • Provides strategic financial advice
  • Supports the Service Area to manage working capital
  • Interrogates working capital and revenue before and after EM rollover
  • Analyses North Star performance and drive business closer to these targets
  • Drives the core pillars of the Finance 2020
  • Implements cost reduction plans for the Service Area
  • Drives improved profitability

    Assisting with the transactional oversight, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting in leading the Project Services and General Accounting team (resources dedicated to the service line) to ensure accurate processing and reporting
  • Assisting in building and managing a high performing Project Services and General Accounting team by providing leadership, role clarity, training and career development
  • Assists in leading the achievement of SLAs and monitoring SLA compliance relating to Project Services and General Accounting
  • Leads in maintaining, amending and communication of general ledger policies and procedures
  • Monitors performance against objectives to ensure that the Project Services and General Accounting teams’ KPIs are achieved

    Approvals, Reviews and Requests & Controls

  • Reviews and approves journals (including manual journals to project codes)
  • Reviews the pricing of contracts and projects
  • Reviews payroll for the Service Areas
  • Approves credit notes
  • Approves purchase requests/orders
  • Approves general journals to Service Area cost centers
  • Reviews and approves payroll report
  • Requests accruals and provisions to be raised
  • Requests new or updates to cost/profit centers and chart of accounts
  • Reviews project spend monthly
  • Implements internal controls where applicable
  • Drives financial disciplines in project accounting
  • Reviews revenue monthly


  • Reviews debtors monthly
  • Assists with escalated debt collection


  • Involvement in Finance Projects driven from the SSC/COE
  • General support to the Senior Finance Manager

    Key Performance Areas:

    Strategic Impact

  • Supports
    leadership in the delivery of services to clients in line with the defined strategic objectives:
  • Provides support to management in the implementation of change initiatives
  • Works with team to complete work by set deadlines advising manager of any issues prior to deadlines
  • Develops relationships with peer group at client to understand their business
  • Raises effective solutions to address issues in area of expertise that may enhance / renew service offerings to client

    Client Impact: External / Internal

  • Independently delivers quality work within area of expertise, within deadlines

    Operational Effectiveness

  • Proactively identifies technical problems that arise that may affect delivery and propose resolutions to address these
  • Independently delivers on designated tasks within area of expertise
  • Provides line manager with detailed reporting on status of deliverables on a regular basis
  • Manages risk in area of engagement in alignment with Deloitte policies and processes
  • Reviews own work prior to submission to ensure quality and provide guidance to junior team members on quality standards

    Development/Growth of Team

  • Shares expertise and knowledge with team members
  • Actively works to address development areas identified
  • Coaches / mentors junior team members of the team
  • May act as counsellor to junior staff within Finance

    Budgets / Profitability

  • Effective use of time, equipment and resources


    Minimum Qualifications

  • CA (SA)

    Desired Qualifications

  • CA (SA) at one of the big four

    Minimum Experience

  • 8 years in finance

    Desired Experience

  • 3 of those in a management role

    Additional Information

    Key Competencies required / Talent Standards Capabilities:

  • Living our Purpose: Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life
  • Influence: Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders
  • Performance drive: Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results
  • Strategic direction: Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities
  • Talent development: Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador

    Professional Capabilities:

  • Knows the business and industry: Knows how member firm business works and keeps up-to-date on industry activities, marketplace trends and leading practices
  • Manages to results: Takes responsibility for assigned areas and contributes to the successful realization of common goals
  • Manages and executes projects: Prepares and manages work plans to ensure efficient and timely completion of work
  • Solves problems: Identifies and solves problems objectively using analysis, experience and judgment
  • Manages quality and risk: Understands and applies quality assurance and risk management procedures in all areas of work performed
  • Manages change and ambiguity: Is adaptive and flexible in the face of change and ambiguity


  • Skilled in field with sound industry and business knowledge
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Experienced in communication and implementation of strategy
  • Proven ability to manage and execute projects
  • Experienced in development and delivery of professional presentations
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good financial knowledge


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Good mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others
  • Strong client delivery focus
  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease
  • Focus on quality and risk
  • Effective problem solving ability
  • Excellent business acumen

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    Deloitte Africa Finance Manager BP ( Consulting) - Finance - Internal Client Services Jobs in Midrand South Africa

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