Deloitte Africa Special Projects Manager: Finance - Internal Client services Jobs in Midrand South Africa

Deloitte Africa Special Projects Manager: 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 312,000 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

  • Provide strategic and operations support on Special Projects within the Finance Function required to be executed in order to achieve the Finance purpose statement which is establishing a world class finance function that supports the strategic objectives of Deloitte Africa and in support of the office of the Deloitte Africa COO:
  • Delivers strategic Finance and firmwide projects in the office of the CFO and COO as required driving Africa Strategy
  • KPC detailing projects to be set annually

    Differentiators for this specific role

  • Provide project support in the office of the CFO in order to achieve the Strategy of the Finance function and support in the office of the COO in order to execute Africa firm-wide initiatives which encompasses the following key areas:

    Financial Governance:

  • Establish a centralised finance function
  • Provide guidance on significant financial decisions and establish standard policies and procedures to determine local firm authority limits

    Business intelligence and partnering:

  • Drive benchmarking and target setting to enhance business performance.
  • Partner with the business to deliver insights, analytical, acquisition, investment and tax support.

    Quality financial reporting:

  • Enhance the quality of financial reporting and analysis.
  • Execute periodic operational reviews, financial conditions assessment and internal audits across the Africa practices.


  • Ensure regulatory compliance excluding Tax regulations

    Capital adequacy:

  • Maintain appropriate levels of capital adequacy by ensuring adequate banking facilities and working capital management.

    Operational efficiency:

  • Streamline operating processes and support cost sharing by establishing end-to-end integrated processes


  • Develop and retain appropriately skilled people and develop capacity, including cross skilling, to enable execution of the Africa strategy.

    Key Performance Areas:

    Strategic Impact

  • Client = Internal Service Line or Service area for which the Finance Service Line Manager is responsible for
  • Interrogates, clearly understands and communicates to team the
    agreed strategic objectives of both Finance and that of the Client
  • Manages the implementation of the strategic imperatives in line with Finance and Client strategy relating to:
  • Implementation of change initiatives
  • Management of the implementation of plan on a day-to-day basis with team
  • Monitoring skills level in team relating to required outputs, assisting as necessary
  • Clear and regular communication with superiors and team on implementation status
  • Supports Finance leadership in carrying out EXCO mandate
  • Builds professional relationships within client to understand business needs in area/s of responsibility
  • Generates and implements innovative ideas and solutions within finance and client in collaboration with team members to enhance / renew service offerings

    Budgets / Profitability

  • Provides input into annual budget to superior for drafting of budget for Finance
  • Manages expenditure within team and ensures time and expenses are submitted weekly


    Minimum Qualifications

  • CA (SA)

    Minimum Experience

  • 3 + years in finance

    Desired Experience :

  • 1 years’ experience in a management role

    Additional Information

    Technical competencies

  • 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

    Leadership Standards: Manager capabilities

  • Living our Purpose - Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make
  • Influence - Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
  • Performance drive - Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • Strategic direction - Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction
  • Talent development - Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

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    Deloitte Africa Special Projects Manager: Finance - Internal Client services Jobs in Midrand South Africa

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