NWDC Vacancies 2022 – Finance Manager

Website North West Development Corporation

The North West Development Corporation (SOC) Ltd was established to plan, finance, coordinate, promote and carry out the economic development of the North West Province and its people in the fields of industry, commerce, finance, mining, tourism enterprise-related activities, and other business resulting in wealth and job creation.

It is NWDC’s intention to promote equity (race, gender, and disability) through the filling of these posts for candidates whose promotion/appointment will promote representativity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan.

Salary: R631 794 P/A 
Location: Mogwase

Job Requirements

To be considered the applicant must meet the following minimum requirements: 

  • Matric and B.Com Degree in Accounting, Financial Management or equivalent
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a senior in the finance field and/or supervisory level
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation (PFMA, Treasury Guidelines, and Regulations, etc.)
  • Knowledge of financial accounting principles
  • Knowledge of IFRS and GRAP systems
  • Knowledge of Treasury guidelines and regulations
  • Knowledge of Pastel Evolution
  • Effective and inspirational people leadership to focus and drive business purpose
  • Ability to provide impartial advice (orally and in writing) to senior management on finance matters
  • Good supervisory, leadership, and management skills
  • Business acumen
  • Financial and project management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Planning & evaluation skills
  • Governance skills
  • Proficient in the full MS Office suite
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Key Responsibilities

The applicant will be reporting to the General Manager: Zone Operations and the key performance areas among other are: 

  • Streamlined and efficient processes for the business including documentation of processes
  • Ensure alignment with BSEZ finance architecture requirements
  • Support Executive Manager (EM) in order to establish proper reporting of financial results and discussion with business stakeholders
  • Monthly discussion of financial results with EM and follow through on key issues
  • Coordinate sourcing, analysis, and interpretation of financial information to review the financial performance of the business
  • Provide financial forecasts
  • Ensure effective preparation of accurate budgets and monitor performance against actual outcomes
  • Ensure an optimal cost base for the organisation in the short and long-term including a detailed understanding of the organisation’s cost base and measures to reduce the cost-to-income ratio
  • Ensure timeous communication of the progress and challenges in executing delivery plans to stakeholders
  • Build and maintain stakeholder relationships in the interest of expectation management, knowledge sharing, and collaboration.
  • Encourage team members to provide exceptional customer service
  • Support EM with people development plans in line with delivery and performance objectives, within budget, and with the support of HR
  • Implement corporate governance and compliance practices
  • Lead the finance team in areas of general accounting, fixed assets, inter-company, and account reconciliation
  • Balance month-end, quarter-end, and year-end
  • Oversee smooth execution & ensure books are closed on time
  • Collaborate and work with other business leaders and functional leaders within the BSEZ
  • Achieve retention targets within the finance team
  • Oversee the delivery of outsourced services during financial year-end & other projects
  • Implement appropriate mechanisms to identify, understand and escalate performance gaps and/or performance breakthroughs

Note: All successful candidates will be required to sign a Performance Agreement Contract. 

It is NWDC’s intention to promote equity (race, gender, and disability) through the filling of these posts for candidates whose promotion/appointment will promote representativity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. 

Interested candidates are requested to forward a cover letter, detailed CV, and relevant certified academic qualifications (Not older than 6 months) to recruitment@nwdc.co.za
No hand deliveries will be accepted.


Please clearly indicate which position you are applying for. 

A separate application is required for each position. 

HR-related enquiries may be directed to Mmathapelo Tamako mmathapelot@nwdc.co.za
 Post-related enquiries may be directed to kabelom@nwdc.co.za and/or 0732431772. 

The onus lies with the applicant to ensure that all foreign qualifications are verified by SAQA. 

Closing date: 11 November 2022. 

No late applications will be considered. 

Communication will be reserved for shortlisted candidates only. If you do not hear from us three months after the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful. 

NB: NWDC reserves the right not to appoint.

Non-Executive Directors: Mr. KK Konopi (Chairperson), Ms. M Sentle, Mr ME Mojaki, Ms. SM Maleka, Ms. T Malaka, Ms. N Phadu-More, Ms. MJ Msiza, Dr. S Nokaneng, Mr. SW Ncongolo Executive Directors: Mr. Tshepo Phetla (Chief Executive Officer) Mr Kudakwashe Mpofu (Acting Chief Financial Officer) Company Secretary: Mr. K Mafokwane HEAD OFFICE: Po Box 3011, Mmabatho, 2735, North West Province, Republic of South Africa Telephone: (018) 381-3663 Website: www.nwdc.co.za

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@nwdc.co.za