FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

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A vacancy exists at Nashua Kopano for a Financial Accountant, reporting to the Financial Manager.

Purpose of position

To analyse financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain records of assets, liabilities, profits and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within the organisation.
Assist the Financial Manager with a wide variety of accounting issues.

Requirements

  • B Com and Honours degree is a must.
  • Strong Financial Background.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Advanced level of computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of Pastel (will be an advantage)
  • Knowledge of the Income Tax and VAT act.
  • Must be able to work independently without supervision.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Team player.

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensuring Trial Balance is accurate and completed timeously

  • Ensure that all month end journals are passed in time to meet month end deadlines and are appropriately authorised by the FM/GM: Finance
  • Ensure that all major accruals and/or customer rebates are identifies and recorded in the Trial Balance
  • Ensure that the Trial Balance is completed timeously for month end
  • Ensure that the Trial Balance presented to the FM is complete and accurate in all material aspects
  • Review journals files at month end and ensure that all journals are on file and appropriately authorised

Reconciliation of General Ledger accounts

  • Reconcile general ledger accounts to supporting schedules for accounts listed on the trial balance
  • Ensure that reconciled items are cleared within the next month
  • Reconciliation to be completed prior to submission of month end results to Reunert to enable review by Financial Manager
  • Review reconciliation file after the completion of month end to ensure that all recons are on file and correctly signed off by both the user and the FM/GM: Finance

Update chart of accounts and Pastel reports are necessary

  • Add or delete accounts on the TB and Pastel reports when necessary
  • Ensure that all updates are authorised by the Financial Manager/ General Manager: Finance
  • Ensure all new accounts are added to the conversion files in SAP

Assist FM to assess financial results to budgets and forecasts

  • Identify and investigate abnormal movements on accounts every month and pass corrections journals where necessary
  • Bring to the attention of FM an abnormal movement, which do not get adjusted for

Intercompany transactions

  • Prepare the intercompany transactions schedules and confirm the intercompany transactions with the respective parties

Group Reporting, AFS, and Departmental Reporting and Profitability analysis

  • Complete monthly and annual group reporting on SAP
  • Assist the FM in completion of adhoc reporting required by Reunert and Nashua (Pty) Ltd
  • Complete the finance pack and ensure that all information is accurate and ties back to trail balance
  • Prepare monthly departmental pack and discuss variance with departments
  • Prepare monthly profitability analysis for all major customer accounts
  • Assist the FM in the completion of the AFS

Annual Budgets

  • Assist the FM in developing the budgeting templates
  • Assist the business units in the preparing their budgets
  • Assist FM in the analysis of budget logicality
  • Manage the completion of the finance departments budget

Other

  • Assist in compiling and gathering information required for interim and year-end audits (Internal and External)
  • Assist in preparing tax disclosure schedules and in the completion of Corpsmart
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the ISO policies and procedures
  • Assist /Manage projects identified
  • To perform any reasonable assignment requested by Management

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

If you are interested in this vacancy please submit your CV to Matshepo Mlaba, Human Resources, Matshepo_mlabla@nashua.co.za. Please indicate which position you are applying for.

CONTRACT WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER

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A vacancy exists at Acuo Technologies, Stellenbosch for a Contract Web Application Developer, reporting to the Operations and Development Manager.

Purpose of Position

Perform web application development principally for the Quince Finsight System. Finsight is Quince’s purpose built credit management system.

Requirements: 

Experience with the following:

  • MS CRM
  • Kendo UI
  • jQuery, Jscript
  • MVC and MVVM
  • CSS3 and HTML5
  • C# development in VS 2012
  • Passion for UX (User Experience) and not just a good looking UI (User Interface).
  • Pick up the following rapidly as he/she will be working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  1. languages/ environments,
  2. technologies,
  3. domain knowledge.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Adaptable and can adjust effectively to work within varied project or work structures.
  • Ability to make balanced and reasonable recommendations and decisions.
  • Ability to initiate action promptly, to accomplish objectives, in a proactive manner.
  • Ability to take ownership and assume responsibility and accountability for the successful completion of tasks and activities (on time, within budget, at the required quality level).
  • Ability to revisit an aspect of a completed project, say to enhance functionality, and come up to speed rapidly.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. As a team member to discuss and review designs and implementations, and then able to develop components of the system on your own as agreed in the team sessions.

Duties: Some of which include:

  • Design and develop web applications according to internal and external expectations and service level agreements.
  • Participate in sprint planning/review meetings and daily scrum meetings, and contribute to project completion.
  • Courteous liaison with project team members and interaction with clients as needed.
  • Input to the project planning exercises.
  • Test and debug code and applications.
  • Generate, complete, or update system documentation and system models.
  • Application troubleshooting and bug fix.
  • System support including after hours support (if necessary).
  • Continued education contributing to Acuo and/ or the Group and/ or Key partners’ professional or vendor or industry certifications if needed.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

If you are interested in this vacancy please submit your CV to Matshepo Mlaba, Human Resources, Matshepo_mlaba@nashua.co.za

CCTV SALES EXECUTIVE

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Nashua Durban invites all interested applicants to apply for the position of CCTV Sales Executive at their Durban office.

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years Sales experience will be advantageous
  • Experience in CCTV with experience and knowledge of cameras and installations
  • Computer literate
  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport
  • Grade 12 required
  • Excellent telephonic and face to face customer relations skills / presentable / self motivated / well spoken

Key Performance Areas:

  • Development and maintenance of the existing PABX base
  • Development of new prospects
  • To achieve targets set by the Sales Manager
  • Customer relationship building including but not limited to customer visits

If you are interested in this position please submit your CV to lbekker@nashuadbn.co.za. Closing date: 29 October 2014

PABX SALES EXECUTIVE

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Nashua Durban invites all interested applicants to apply for the position of PABX Sales Executive at their Durban office.

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years Sales experience will be advantageous
  • Experience in PABX with experience and knowledge of IP & VOIP
  • Panasonic & Siemens Experience and knowledge
  • Computer literate
  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport
  • Grade 12 required
  • Excellent telephonic and face to face customer relations skills / presentable / self motivated / well spoken

Key Performance Areas:

  • Development and maintenance of the existing PABX base
  • Development of new prospects
  • To achieve targets set by the Sales Manager
  • Customer relationship building including but not limited to customer visits

If you are interested in this position please submit your CV to lbekker@nashuadbn.co.za. Closing date: 29 October 2014

Field Engineer Supervisor

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The position of Field Engineer Supervisor has become available at Nashua Cape Town and we would like to invite suitable applicants to apply for the position.

The successful applicant will work in a vibrant, but pressured environment and will deal with customers, departments across the company, as well as other Nashua franchises and Technical managers.

The successful incumbent will be required to excel in the following Key Performance Areas (but not limited to):

  • Monitor and maintain key indicators
  • Telephonic and on site assistance to engineers in the field
  • Monitor repeat calls and conduct site visits where necessary
  • Accurately maintain all boot stock activities.
  • Arrange loan units
  • Oversee workshop repairs
  • Monitor and maintain quality in the field
  • Ensure effective communication
  • Understand and adhere to policies, procedures and systems
  • Ensure staff are trained to the required levels
  • Addressing complaints, queries and requests from customers and potential customers
  • Manage ad hoc projects. 

Job Specification

  • Knowledge:Knowledge of Nashua equipment essential
  • Requirements:Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle; Cell phone; Attention to detail; Ability to solve problems
  • Qualifications:CompTia Certified A+; IT networking with N+ would be advantageous
  • Experience:4 years senior field engineer experience in office automation industry.

A current CV can be forwarded careers@nashuacapetown.co.za.  Please indicate the position you are applying for.

Senior Field Engineer

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Nashua Cape Town is looking for an experienced Senior Field Engineer with sound IT and networking skills and a proven track record in the Office Automation field. 

The successful incumbent will work in a vibrant, but pressured environment and will be required to excel in the following areas although not limited to:

  • To repair and service all Nashua products which are in the field.
  • Replace parts and consumables, in the given time frames set by the Technical Department, using the guidelines, schedules and procedures that are outlined in the service manuals.
  • Ensure that the work area and machine is clean before leaving the customer’s premises.
  • The ability to do full connectivity installations (printing /scan to folder and e-mail)
  • Liaise closely with Manager and service controllers on customers needing further assistance.
  • Ensure that all information given to service controllers is correct and accurate.
  • Attend all Nashua related training courses and achieve required pass rate.
  • Ensure that you are abreast of and knowledgeable of latest product information and technical bulletins.
  • Ensure that the latest firmware is loaded onto every machine in your area.
  • Accurately maintain all boot stock activities.
  • Identify customer training needs.
  • Adhere to Technical Department policies and procedures.
  • Meet targets as stipulated by the Technical Department and strive for continual improvement.
  • Attend other duties as set out by the Company from time to time.

Job Specification

  • Knowledge:Knowledge of Nashua equipment essential
  • Requirements:Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle; Cell phone
  • Qualifications: CompTia Certified A+; IT networking with N+ would be advantageous
  • Experience:4 years field experience in office automation

If you are interested in this vacancy you can mail your CV to careers@nashuacapetown.co.za.  Please indicate which position you are applying for.

Special Accounts Managers

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Nashua Central is expanding and has vacancies for Special Accounts Managers.

Requirements:

  • Must be self-motivated and must have high levels of self-confidence
  • Must have a drive for success and passion for business
  • Must have an excellent telephonic manner
  • Must have an exceptionally strong work ethic
  • Must be willing to receive on-going training
  • A reliable vehicle, valid Driver’s License and a cell phone is required
  • Nashua Central is a thriving business with great opportunities
  • Experience in the OA industry and Telecoms would be seen as an benefit
  • Nashua Central focus on Solution driven businesses if you want to learn and grow your knowledge and make money this is the right company for you.

Remuneration:
A market related Total Cost to Company Package and Commission Structure will be negotiated within set parameters according to qualification, skills and experience, which include fringe benefits associated with a large company.

If you are interested in the vacancy, please send your CV to Richardn@nashuacentral.co.za.

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

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A vacancy exists at Quince Capital for an Operations Director reporting to the MD.

Requirements:

  • Degree with minimum 7 years relevant experience.
  • Experience in customer administration and systems.
  • Experience in data analysis and interpretation.
  • Microsoft Office power user.
  • General understanding of IT systems and processes.
  • Proven leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask and prioritise.
  • Project management qualification or experience would be advantageous. 

Some of the duties include - 

  • Administration
  • Manage and maintain an efficient and accurate administration department.
  • Oversee the administration function, e.g. opening and closing accounts, debtor receipts and allocations, evergreen receipts and payments, queries, debit and credit notes, customer statements, serial swaps, settlements, etc.
  • Manage and implement the rules for warrantee and recourse claims.
  • Maintain an appropriate debtor s ageing monitoring process, and procedures to optimise collections.
  • Prepare relevant and timely reports to optimally manage the admin and debtors functions.
  • Regularly review and maintain official documents and contracts, e.g. discounting agreements, loan agreements and surety documents.
  • Provide collections support to franchises.
  • Work closely with Nashua to centralise the debtor’s collections functions throughout the franchise channel.
  • Management Information
  • Implement and maintain systems to produce regular, appropriate, accurate and timely management information.
  • Continuously improve the quality and extent of information and implement identified improvements.
  • Manage the information requirements and integrity of all reports generated. 
  • Project Management
  • Regularly manage and report on project priorities, statuses and progress.
  • Systems and IT
  • Manage and administrate all IT applications, systems  and software, including:
  • Day-to-day IT management and call logging (AS400, network and email users)
  • Collating of AS400 projects/improvements and the implementation thereof
  • Planning strategic hardware and software requirements
  • Control communications, core network uptime and business continuity
  • Maintain and update the company website in co-operation with other departments
  • Prepare appropriate quarterly IT related reports. 
  • Compliance / Corporate Governance
  • Own the policies and procedures quality management (“ISO”) system
  • Ensure compliance to Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Keep updated with relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Ensure compliance throughout the company to applicable policies, procedures, legislation and regulations.
  • Ensure alignment to Reunert policies, requirements and guidelines.
  • General
  • Manage a culture in the department to precisely plan, innovate and drive strategy.
  • Personnel and other stakeholder management.
  • Prepare and manage the budget.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  It does not exclude other duties as assigned. 

If you are interested in this vacancy please submit your CV to Matshepo Mlaba, Human Resources, Matshepo_mlaba@nashua.co.za. Please indicate which position you are applying for.

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

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If you are a process-minded leader with experience in working in a professional organization, with an executive management team and developing a performance culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals.  If you think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organizational plan, and you enjoy working hard and you look for challenges.

If you have also proven your ability to balance the delivery of programs against the realities of a budget.  This job is for you.  This position will report to the CEO of Nashua (Pty) Limited.

Job Objective:

Plan, develop and implement strategy for operational management and development so as to meet agreed organisational performance plans within agreed budgets and timescales covering relevant areas of operation including technical support, logistics, warehousing, distribution, administration, scan centre and project management office  etc.

Some of the functions that will be carried out are:

Functions

  • Contributes to the development of strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the Company.
  • Directs the development and adoption of procedures and controls to promote communication and adequate information flow, thereby solidifying management control and direction of the company.
  • Develops and cascades the organization’s strategy/mission statement throughout othr Company.
  • Manages and directs limited resources to the most productive uses, aiming to create maximum value for the company, key stakeholders (key employees) and ownership.
  • Drives organizational performance by developing and monitoring dashboards and key performance indicators, while at all times considering efficiency versus effectiveness.
  • Appraises and evaluates the results of overall operations regularly and systematically, and reports these results to the CEO.
  • Maintains and monitors staffing levels, standard operating procedures, expenses, expectations and motivation to fulfill organizational requirements.
  • Implements appropriate rewards/recognition and coaching/corrective practices to align personnel with company goals.
  • Analyzes technology infrastructure and recommends next level of information technology that supports organizational growth.
  • Maintains and drives on-site and off-site facilities projects, along with contractors, facilities and key operational areas of concern and influence.
  • Mentors and develops staff using a supportive and collaborative approach; assigns accountabilities; sets objectives; establishes priorities and monitors and evaluates results.
  • Ensures that all activities and operations are performed in compliance with local, state and federal regulations and laws governing business operation.
  • Direct internal operations to achieve budgeted results and other financial criteria.
  • Develop and establish operating policies consistent with the CEO’s broad policies and objectives insuring their adequate execution.  Appraise and evaluate the results of overall operations regularly and systematically, reporting these results to the CEO.
  • Manage the efficiencies of the Scan Centre and convert it into a profit-making centre.
  • Travels to office and client locations as needed.

Education, Experience and Skills 

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a senior management role.
  • Thorough understanding of finance, systems and HR. Broad experience with full range of business functions and systems.
  • Proven track record of success facilitating progressive organizational change and development within a growing organization.
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Self-reliant and results oriented.
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive.
  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker.
  • Strong mentoring and coaching experience with a team of diverse levels of expertise.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Related Bachelor’s degree, MBA or Master’s degree will be advantageous.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Job Evaluation:       3

If you are interested in this vacancy you can send your CV to Matshepo Mlaba (matshepo_mlaba@nashua.co.za), Human Resources, by no later than 29 August 2014

CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

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If you are a Chief Information Officer (“CIO”) seeking the next step in your career, and want to join Nashua (Pty) Limited, then this position is possibly for you.  This position will report to the CEO of Nashua (Pty) Limited.

Job Purpose:

To work with the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Nashua (Pty) Limited (“the Company”) to identify the strategic direction and performance of the Company as well as to lead the effective implementation of objectives agreed to ensure the success of the Company.  To use strong leadership experience encompassing both IT operations and system development to lead and manage efficiently and effectively the IT services of the Company.

The Chief Information Officer will direct the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems in support of the Company’s operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, and mission development. The CIO is responsible for all aspects of the Company’s information technology and systems.

Some of the responsibilities that will be expected from the CIO to carry out are: 

Planning & Infrastructure

  • Lead an ongoing program to compare, select and implement or upgrade technologies and infrastructure for use by the business and coordinate the risk-benefit evaluation of current and future alternatives.
  • Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development.
  • Develop, track, and control the information technology annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.
  • Assess and make recommendations on the improvement or re-engineering of the IT structure and system.

Strategy

  • Lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve the Company goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization.
  • Lead the ongoing development and execution of a technology strategy to support and inform the business strategy.
  • Establish IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures.

Business Management

  • Participate as a member of the Exco team to establish governance processes and controls, and give direction, to ensure that objectives are achieved, risks are managed and resources are used responsibly.

Development

  • Lead a top-flight technology team.
  • Architect sound solutions for all reusable technologies, internal products and client solutions.
  • Work closely with the COO to ensure development processes and methodology ties in seamlessly with other operational processes.
  • Establish and supervise a testing regime and quality assurance process, including integration and system testing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A degree in the field of computer science or business administration and/or 10-15 years applicable work experience.  Master’s degree in either of these fields or Master of Business Administration with technology as a core component will be advantageous.
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience managing and/or directing an IT operation.
  • Experience working in the IT industry.
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
  • Considerable knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations.
  • Substantial exposure to data processing, hardware platforms, enterprise software applications, and outsourced systems.
  • Good understanding of computer systems characteristics, features, and integration capabilities.
  • Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis through to day-to-day management.
  • Proven experience in IT planning, organization, and development.
  • Excellent understanding of project management principles.
  • Excellent understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving business problems.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to IT.
  • Strong understanding of human resource management principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Proven leadership ability.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional service orientation.
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  It does not exclude other duties as assigned. 

Job Evaluation:       3

If you are interested in this vacancy you can send your CV to Matshepo Mlaba (matshepo_mlaba@nashua.co.za), Human Resources, by no later than 29 August 2014