Deputy Financial Controller Job at Prenetics EMEA Ltd – in Midrand, Gauteng
We at Prenetics are incredibly proud of the work we are doing as we move towards the next phase of our evolution, which we believe will see our science, innovation and partnerships clearing the path for the safe return of other important societal functions such as travel and live entertainment. The business is scaling quickly as we look to realise our goal of emerging as the leading private provider of COVID-19 testing within the UK. This will be made possible by our fantastic team of people and the tenacious and determined attitudes which they, and you will bring to work at the start of each new week.
About the role
The Deputy Financial Controller will have a pivotal role within the finance department in safeguarding and optimising cash and cashflow for the business. The right-hand person to the Controller will manage the receivables function and own cash, the most important metric in the business, developing controls and processes on both the receivables and payables functions to optimise cash and drive performance of cash related KPI’s.
Developing senior management reporting as well as the cashflow forecasting process, this is a role for someone who’s used to partnering and reporting at a senior level as well as owning control and process development within transactional teams.
Responsibility for cash management and ‘cash in bank’ including driving collections
Developing processes and controls within the business to ensure cash is protected.
Responsible for managing the receivables team and developing reporting to focus on key cash metrics and drive cash improvement initiatives through the business
Responsible for cash flow forecasting across the Prenetics EMEA and Oxsed
Support the Financial Controller and the entity Finance Managers under a matrix management structure
Prepare and optimize VAT returns for both entities and any future acquisitions
Responsible for all invoicing & Collections across Prenetics EMEA, Oxsed, and any future acquisitions
Provide data and insight to the MI Manager and Head of Financial Budgeting & Forecasting
Line management of the Revenue Manager and Credit Controller
Minimum 2 years’ experience of managing transaction & control teams
Strong grounding in accounting and finance
Good communication skills with all levels of stakeholders, both internal and external
Hard working, keen to take charge and get the job done. Problem solver!
Well-rounded financial acumen, with ability to identify and bring together information in a helpful manner to inform decision-making and other objectives
Excellent Excel skills and competency in data manipulation
About the Company
Company: Prenetics EMEA Ltd –
Company Location: Midrand, Gauteng