Jnr Finance & Operations Team Leader

Overview of role

We are looking for a junior Finance & Operations go-getter! This new team member will help us administrate, maintain, and further develop our financial management systems and processes, using the latest financial technology suited to a trailblazing global SaaS platform operating within the subscription economy.

This is a rare opportunity for a forward-thinking young professional to establish him- or herself in a cutting-edge and fast-growing segment of the finance world. Join our globally distributed team and work closely with a proven leadership team that includes an experienced Head of Department: Finance and Operations in our Cape Town office.

This role is for you if:

 

  • You want to fast-track your career in an international startup environment with exposure to Silicon Valley
  • You are eager to learn from experienced business leaders who understand digital disruption
  • You want to master the financial skills required by the subscription economy and SaaS platforms in particular
  • You are an eager learner, have a proactive can-do attitude, and are not afraid of stepping outside your comfort zone

 

What you should bring to the party

  • Quick learner with a hunger for personal and professional growth
  • Ability to overcome challenges using your own initiative
  • Hands-on approach to tasks and the ability to apply knowledge
  • Proven ability to execute multiple tasks simultaneously against tight deadlines
  • High attention to detail and an innate desire to understand processes and tools
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to relate easily and build relationships with a diverse team of people
  • Happy to go the extra mile in a constantly changing, highly demanding, but very rewarding environment

 

Core qualifications

  • Recently completed or studying towards a Business, Accounting, or Finance degree from a recognised tertiary institution (minimum: 2nd year passed)
  • Only tertiary qualifications at NQF level 7 or higher will be considered
You will need to provide proof from your tertiary institution that your qualification meets our standards for this role and also that you have completed the required number of years or credits for this role

Core responsibilities

People:

  • Coach and lead a team
  • Interact with diverse distributed team  

FinTech:

  • Research and apply various FinTech softwares and tools
  •  Act as an administrative contact point with our development team
  • Administrate product discount coupons
  • Help administrate and test functionality of our payment platform, Stripe, and its related add-on integrations

 

Cash flow management:

  • Ensure accuracy of supplier invoice payments
  • Obtain management authorisation for payments
  • Quarterly review of online banking beneficiary list
  •  Complete Balance of Payment forms for inbound foreign currency transfers
  • Process monthly payroll in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations
  • Weekly cash runway update
  • Reconcile multiple company credit cards

 

Accounting: Xero

  • Day-to-day bookkeeping for 3 entities in multiple currencies
  • Manual journal adjustments
  • Maintain accuracy of management reports

 

Governance:

  • Local SA tax compliance: administrate EMP201, VAT201, and provide information to assist with the completion of IRP5s, as well as income tax and provisional tax returns
  • Generate contracts from templates

 

Operations management:

  • Data storage administration.
  • Administrate subscriptions to various digital platforms
  • Maintain domain registrations
  • Team productivity administration
  • Virtual office administration
  • Supply management

 

Other tasks that may be required from time to time:

  • Travel arrangements
  • Research
  • General administration – printing, scanning, filing, editing

About us

Eventerprise.com is an early-stage Saas platform that connects transparently reviewed event-related businesses with clients who want to organise an event. Our distributed organization comprises teams of experienced business leaders and subject experts based on four continents. Learn more about us.