Financial Operations Manager - N/A10903
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Job Purpose

Responsible for the effective day-to-day management of the business unit€™s financial performance, financial controls, fiscal discipline and finance team with specific regard to achieving business profitability and improving financial operational standards.


  • Grade 12
  • B.Com Honours (CTA) WITH Articles
  • Registration as Chartered Accountant is an added Advantage


  • Minimum 5-years€™ experience in a general financial management environment
  • Experience in hospitality/gaming environment is an added advantage

Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to work shifts that meet operational requirements
  • Meets the requirements for a key Gaming License

Key Performance Areas:

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Delivered Financial Planning and Results
  • Financial Governance
  • Financial Management
  • People Leadership
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management

Know How

  • Requires specialised theoretical knowledge and processes relating to financial practices, processes and regulations
  • Medium term planning 12-24 months involves conducting the planning of activities to meet and optimize new business targets and growth
  • Organise, plan and prioritise tasks for self and team to ensure that work gets done profitably and efficiently;
  • Effective scheduling to ensure that team is adequately resourced to achieve targets/meet job requirements;
  • Interact with stakeholders and team €“ influencing, motivating and encouraging specific behavior.

Problem Solving

  • Apply business acumen and sound common sense to the overall management of financial operations and teams within regulated standards;
  • Monitor changes in the financial operating areas and is quick to act upon potential opportunities, risks and challenges;
  • Consider all the facts, options and possible deliverables prior to making decisions€™
  • Analyse and diagnose product performance issues in order to maximisse or leverage the strength of the team in a competitive environment
  • Deal with diverse problems in own area, using judgement and discretion to resolve them.    


  • Provide Information and make recommendations regarding operational requirements;
  • Solve a wide range of queries related to Financial performance, dealing with these sensitively and within operational/procedural limitations;
  • Solutions should be profitable and effective in delivery business results;
  • Arbitrate/resolve difficult conflict situations/complaints/issues and disputes;
  • Optimise and streamline existing systems and processes to support the business strategy in terms of cost efficiency, managing risks and improving the service offering;
  • There are guidelines/policies and procedures in place to be followed, but the incumbent needs constantly consider ways of improving productivity and profitability.
  • Shared accountability for the financial end-results for the business unit 


Preference will be given to employees from the designated groups in line with the provisions of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of 1998, SISA internal recruitment policy as well as units employment equity plans.