Finance Officer (Financial Reporting / Budgeting / Accounting) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. CESF7

Reference Number: CESF7


Job Description:

Manage finance activities of the station which include data processing with Shared Services in Dubai in areas covering revenue, receivables, payables, cash/banking and general ledger. Provide critical financial appraisals and inputs in respect of the station so that Finance Manager & the Country Manager can take decisions with full knowledge and awareness of the financial implications and Head Office (HO) can exercise effective but decentralized financial control over the station activities.



  • Ensure timely and accurate recording, preparation and submission of periodic financial reports/returns/summaries etc.  to enable the station transactions to be systematically recorded in the Company’s main accounting and reporting systems at HO
  • Ensure that credit control functions are effectively carried out
  • Manage the Company debtors continuously analyzing, identifying and covering credit risk so that revenues are maximized without jeopardizing the Company receivables
  • Ensure timely follow up and recovery of all debts including under collection so that all dues are recovered within the credit period allowed by the Company
  • Ensure that local sales reporting by agents are both timely and complete so that the amounts due to the Company are correctly ascertained and sales returns are reported to HO for revenue accounting
  • Ensure proper screening and processing of invoices/claims so that amounts due to the Company’s creditors are correctly paid either directly from HO or EK Finance in a timely manner
  • Assist Finance Manager in providing information for budgeting and budgetary controls to enable him to exercise effective control over his departmental budgets
  • Exercise & implement adequate controls on Fare Logix (EK Ticketing system for Non-IATA agents)
  • Reconcile supplier and customer accounts as well as general ledger accounts on a regular basis and investigate and close the discrepancies
  • Ensure Tax compliance in terms of Statutory Payments & deductions & timely payment / submission to authorities
  • General Awareness of local statutory laws & policies to ensure company is always compliant at Outstations excluding a local HR Business Support function with Finance Manager to acts on behalf of the HR Manager to execute HR related activities such as raising P2P’s or the distribution of contracts
  • Administration activities at the station such as general upkeep/functional state of EK offices premises in the country



  • Good standard of secondary education with basic accounting background with knowledge of ERP systems
  • 3-4 years accounts/finance experience in a multinational company, preferably in an accounting shared services center
  • Knowledge and experience of airline/travel industry ticketing, settlement and reporting systems advantageous
  • Good knowledge of and proficiency in MS Office
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) essential
  • Business awareness
  • Initiative and commitment to achieve
  • Organizing for results
  • Influence and negotiation
  • Problem solving and decision making


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Caleb Ebrahim at


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Caleb Ebrahim

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CA Finance


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