Principal Specialist: Consolidations(Job Number: 266124) Description Vodacom is a Leading African Mobile communication company providing
wider range of communication services including mobile voice, messaging, data and
converged services to over 73.6 million customers. From our roots in South Africa, we have grown
our mobile network business to include operations in Tanzania, DRC, Mozambique
and Lesotho. The mobile networks cover a total population of approximately 200
million people. Through Vodacom Business
Africa (VBA) we also offer business managed services to enterprises in over 40
countries across the continent. Vodafone
is the majority shareholder of Vodacom and has a 65% share.
We’re at our best when we lead and over the past 25 years, as the
Company that pioneered mobile in South Africa, Vodacom has achieved a
remarkable list of firsts. We’re
immensely proud to be a leader in our field and are 100% committed to continue
We employ individuals who are as passionate about
customers as we are. We are truly Customer Obsessed which means that we are
passionate about exceeding customer expectations; work relentlessly to really
understand the customer; look at decisions through the customer’s eyes and take
personal accountability for the customer experience.
We have the below vacancy available in our Organisation:
Principal Specialist: Consolidations role based within Finance Business Unit
The role of the Principal Specialist: Consolidations is accountable for Group consolidation and management
of HFM system. With the output to: compile reports, ensure statutory compliance, implement business processes, maintain and develop policies and procedures, maintain relationships, manage control systems, manage projects, build ad hoc reports in Hyperion and prvide support.
Your responsibilities will
Producing the Vodacom Group’s consolidated financial
results in accordance with IFRS, major shareholders’ requirements and JSE
requirements for actual and all planning cycles Assisting subsidiaries during the month end process Governing and controlling accurate and timely
submission of results within shareholder guidelines Assisting Investor Relations with statutory reporting
for interim and full year results. Fully responsible for the month end and financial
year-end consolidations in accordance with the financial
calendar. Fully responsible
for the forecast, budget and 5 year review consolidations in accordance
with the financial calendar Responsible for
maintaining the Group’s statutory reporting pack. Responsible for
maintaining the Group’s audit pre-approval register. Review, present and
report financial information accurately and timeously. Review monthly
reconciliations. Provide support and
improve relationship with internal and external stakeholders. To positively contribute towards
improving and developing the implementation of financial policies,
procedures and systems of internal controls. Manage human resources performance
planning & development. Ad hoc projects within the
/ Professional / Personal Expertise
- Multicurrency, complex consolidations
- Consolidation of South African and foreign
- Working with systems
- HFM essential
- JSE listing requirements
- Accounting principles / statements.
- Advanced Excel
- Analysis of financial statements.
- Compiling policies and procedures.
- Computer applications.
- Financial systems.
- Good working knowledge of
The ideal candidate for this role
- Matric – Essential
- Relevant 3 Year Qualification in Commerce/Finance is essential
- CA (SA) (Essential)
- A minimum of 8 years Financial experience
- A minimum of 5 years in consolidations
- Oversight/involvement in HFM (advantageous)
The base location for this role is, Midrand
The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be
considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities
employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to
Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates
and values diversity & inclusion.