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Admin & Finance Leader M/F at Voltalia South Africa

Admin & Finance Leader M/F

Voltalia South Africa Cape Town, Western Cape Full-Time


Admin & Finance Leader M/F


At Voltalia we are passionate about renewable energies! We are an electricity producer from wind, solar, hydro, biomass and storage and also a service provider to 3rd party clients such as Development, EPC, O&M and Distribution.Today we are in 20 countries, split among 4 continents, and offering a global operating capacity to our clients. We are listed on the regulated Euronext market in Paris since July 2014.

Experienced, detail-oriented finance leader, to join a growing/start-up organization. Verify financial records and transactions in collaboration with an external accounting company.  Have a keen attention to detail and maintain account balances, financial statements, general ledger, and all reports. In charge of the production and analysis of the reporting sent to the group (IFRS norm).

Financial Leader Responsibilities :

1/ Accounting, bank & Tax

  • Prepare financial statements and analysis in collaboration with external accounting company.
  • Oversee accounts payable and receivable.
  • Assist in Financial and tax audits and be responsible for Local Tax compliance.
  • Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements and prepare financial reports for HQ based on IFRS norms (Quarterly basis)
  • Maintain account balances and bank statements.
  • Manage general ledger and assist month-end/year-end close processes.
  • Record financial information for analysis.
  • Be responsible for the monthly closing process in accordance with group calendar, managing the local calendar and assure the local compliance with group deadlines by all BL (Receptions, ICP Reconciliation, Accruals Deferrals and Provisions, Flash revenues, IFRS calculation, Pipeline Reconciliation);
  • Be responsible for the IFRS harmonization of Local Package and Group Package for Quarterly submission;

  • Assist in general audits and tax audits;

2/ Financial analysis, Controlling, Budget & Reporting

  • Coordinate and be the referent of the financial information of the different Business Lines.
  • Preparing documents and interpret financial information for managers, executives, and international        head quarters finance dept.
  • Assist on budget definition in line with the Business Plan targets defined by the Country Manager and the different Business Lines under the GFM coordination
  • Responsible for the cash forecasts definition and monitorization, along with BL local managers, and approval from Country Manager and GFM
  • Local Responsible for controlling activities, in particular for costs vs budget analysis and reporting, on monthly basis to and in coordination with the GFM and Country Manager
  • Manage Analytical accounting and reporting for projects and for contracts;
  • Produce data for Cost analysis and support to Business Line Managers;
  • Assure the production and analysis of the reporting sent to the group (IFRS norm);
  • Manage, from an accounting point of view, the Activation costs and Assets creation under IFRS rules, based on internal policies;

3/ Others

  • Maintain company accounting procedures and processes.
  • Support HR with employee’s administrative issues and HR report
  • Ensure compliance with all internal processes.
  • Accompany the growth of the company.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or related field.
  • Previous experience as an accountant/auditor considered as a plus
  • Excellent computer skills; MS-Office Suite.
  • Proficiency with accounting software and experience with a software system implementation a plus.
  • Proficiency with consolidation software would be highly appreciated.
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost accounting and cost control principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Strong knowledge of South African fiscal law
  • Proficiency with IFRS norms.
  • Able to analyze financial records and interpret for other departments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good English language written and read.
  • 10 years experiences minimum




  • Very good organizational skills,
  • Focus on results;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills;
  • Flexibility and ability to change;
  • Ability to understand and work in a complex matrix organization.


Recommended Skills

  • Accounting Software
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Administration
  • Attention To Detail
  • Bank Statements
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Job ID: 2022-902