Senior Reporting Finance Manager
2022-09-30 - 2022-10-28
Finance & Insurance
Gauteng, Gauteng
A leading Pharmaceutical company has a vacancy for a Senior Reporting Finance Manager.
To perform the role of SAP Super User, manage SA Commercial Master Data and ensure complete, accurate and timely reporting in accordance with relevant reporting requirements and timelines.

Key Responsibilities:
Financial Accounting:
  • Provide SAP technical expertise and guidance
  • Facilitate continuous improvement of SAP
  • Prepare and maintain Master Data SOPs
  • Train, coach and assist the Finance team members with relevant SAP related processes
  • Ensure complete, accurate, consistent master data maintained in all systems (SAP, TM1, Cognos, JE, GFS)
  • Ensure Implementation and maintenance of clear consistent reporting structures which can be easily reconciled between systems (GFS, Cognos, TM1, SAP COPA reporting)
  • Ensure monthly reconciliation and lowest level balancing of:
    • TB
    • GFS
    • Cognos
    • TM1
    • SAP COPA report
    • Group Pivots¬†
Management & Oversight:
  • Promote positive team morale and cross-functional collaboration
  • Perform designated approval function
  • Oversee:
    • Cognos reporting (active and dormant entities)
    • GFS reporting (sales, COGS, UEP)
    • Group Reporting Pack (including review and approval of commentary)
    • External/internal audit requirements (annual audits, royalty AUP etc.)
    • AFS preparation
    • Maintenance of the accounting system and trial balance (Opening GL accounts and cost centers, mapping of accounts, closing of accounting periods, roll forward of closing balances).
    • Maintenance of the Cognos platform (e.g. cost center, account and intercompany mapping).
    • Delivery of Group Directives
    • Active invoicing and collection of other/sundry financial debtors amounts due to the company
    • Preparation, calculation, and payments of quarterly/bi-annual royalty payments and DTI applications.
Skills and Attributes:
  • Effective planning, organizing and coordinating skills to prioritize tasks, manage a team and projects to deliver high quality work under pressure
  • Results driven
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Commercial and strategic awareness
  • Independent and self-directed individual who can drive execution;
  • Effective interpersonal skills and able to influence people and decisions
  • Clear written and verbal communication
  • Financial Accounting (IFRS)
  • Companies Act
  • Management Accounting & Analysis
  • MS Office with Advanced Excel
  • ERP System (SAP preferred)
  • Master Data principles¬†
Education & Experience:
  • Grade 12 / Matric
  • CA (SA)
  • At least 2 years post article experience in a finance environment (audit or otherwise)
  • Prior experience interpreting and applying IFRS and the Companies Act
  • Team and people management experience
  • Pharmaceutical/FMCG industry and multinational financial management/reporting experience preferred

Candidates that meet the criteria may submit their applications via this portal or via vacancy link on
Should you receive no feedback within 7 days, please accept your application as unsuccessful.
For more information please contact:
Melissa Davenhill