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V916      Permanent      Pietermaritzburg


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Job Description:

A vacancy exists in the Pietermaritzburg office of a national firm of Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors for an experienced COO to commence duties as soon as possible.

Main Responsibilities

  • The COO function is critical business enabler, this role is a behind-the-scenes role that is intended to keep the business running from a finance and operations perspective.
  • The primary responsibility for this role lies in financial management – ability to deliver accurate and timely information in an appropriate format, based on which Directors are able to better deliver on their financial goals, manage time inputs, manage write-offs, make informed decisions when quoting for new work, reviewing accurate staff planning/ scheduling, manage future pipeline and targeting initiatives, bill clients and follow-up on debtors. In addition to this from practice perspective, the COO will drive and oversee the detailed budgeting process as well as regular forecasting and monthly reporting on results.


The role of the COO is to enable Directors to run the business.  Equally importantly, it enables performance to be measured, monitored and reported on across all levels of the business – an essential part of performance management


Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • CA (SA)
  • SAICA articles completed at a South African auditing practice
  • 6 years relevant experience
  • Caseware knowledge/ experience
  • Pastel knowledge/ experience
  • Valid South African driver’s license
  • Own transport


Behavioural Competencies

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Must pay attention to detail
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Able to meet deadlines and be innovative in a highly pressurised environment
  • Positive attitude to work and organization
  • Punctuality and Attendance at work
  • Maintain a professional Appearance and Dress professionally
  • General relationships with staff and management
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication

Should you meet the requirements, please email your cv to mike@globerecruitment.com or contact – 021 3001314

Date Posted: 04/09/2017

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