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Financial Accounting Specialist - CA (SA) - Cape Town

Sector: Transport

PEGASYS is an advisory group driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work to solve complex problems and improve overall quality of life. We are trusted advisors and partners to the public and private sector and support our clients to develop infrastructure and manage natural resources.

  • Full-time position Location – Cape Town DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Will include but not be limited to: - • Interpreting and reviewing financial statements, reports, spreadsheets, and translating quantitative information into easily communicable findings or implications for clients. • Offer comprehensive, well-researched advisory services to clients on financial reporting, financial models and propose sustainable best practices and /or alternative solutions. • Engage with various clients and project stakeholders to evaluate financial data and project execution options in alignment with financial strategy. • Performing in-depth analysis on financial reports, financial data and financial risk analysis. • Assist with financial structuring of Public- and Private- sector clients to achieve successful bid submissions and financial close for their infrastructure projects. • Identifying risks, shortcomings and recommend strategies for optimum financial reporting and performance. • Developing fi

  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required • Graduate qualification in an appropriate field including (but not limited to) Finance, Accounting and / or Auditing. • Must be a qualified Chartered Accountant CA (SA). • A good understanding of how finance fits into the broader strategic picture of Public sector business models and projects. • An ability to interpret financial statements, financial models, quantitative data and propose meaningful value-adding solutions for clients. • Experience in a consulting environment, exposure to research, analysis, synthesis and problem-solving will be an added advantage. • Public sector exposure an advantage. Preferred • Experience with a reputable consulting or financial firm in a similar role. • A demonstrable track record in any one of the following; project finance, financial structuring, public sector financing, business planning and accounting. • Exposure to financial strategy, advisory, structuring or reporting in relation to development or environm

  • KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES • Strong financial acumen and the ability to interpret and apply financial information. • Comfortable with strategic thinking, including the ability to draw linkages between and observe implications of the information available, to understand what the information suggests or points to. • Numerical excellence and a good understanding of best practices in financial reporting as well as statutory legal compliance. • A very strong ability to think on one’s feet, must be able to process large amounts of information as you are exposed to it. • Ability to conceptualise problems, identify the quantitative variables and their complex interrelationships. • An entrepreneurial bent of mind and the ability to excel in a highly demanding, complex, fast-paced, dynamic and unpredictable work environment. • Must be results-driven and possess strong research as well as analytical skills. • A strong communicator with the ability to process diverse input from multiple perspectives.

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Transport Planner - Cape Town

Sector: Transport

PEGASYS is an advisory group driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work to solve complex problems and improve overall quality of life. We are trusted advisors and partners to the public and private sector and support our clients to develop infrastructure and manage natural resources. Our specialists are from a broad range of disciplines, which include engineering, law, finance, economics, international relations, policy, the humanities and science. Together we form a multidisciplinary team and bring our diverse skillset and experience to take on challenges facing the developmental sector.

  • Permanent position (in the transport practice) Location – Cape Town QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required ▪ A post graduate qualification in an appropriate field including (but not limited to) Transport Planning, Transport Studies, Transport Engineering, Transport Economics and / or Urban Planning. ▪ Must have 2 to 5 years practical transport planning experience, including network planning and service design. ▪ Must have a good understanding of public transport and the link between land-use and transport planning. ▪ Broad knowledge of emerging best practices and sustainable public transport approaches, operations and principles. ▪ Understanding and ability to interpret transport modelling outputs, some modelling ability or experience will be an added advantage. ▪ Demonstrable experience in public transport survey data analysis. ▪ Experience in stakeholder engagement, including public consultation initiatives. ▪ Must have a good understanding of transport planning issues in developing econom

  • Preferred ▪ An understanding of the unique public transport context and issues in South Africa or any other developing country, including the structure of the public transport industry. ▪ Experience in a consulting environment, exposure to research, analysis, synthesis and problem-solving will be an added advantage. ▪ A keen interest or previous exposure to any one (or all) of the following areas: - South African public transport policy & legislation / transport modelling / dealing with public sector clients. 2 KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including: - ▪ Strong work ethic, self-motivated and demonstrable high standards of achievement; ▪ Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in diverse teams as well as independently; ▪ An energetic problem-solver, who is open-minded with multi-perspective views; ▪ Interest in working towards a desired outcome on complex and ambiguous client problems; ▪ Ability to research a

  • Must demonstrate strong numeracy capabilities; ▪ Good time management, with the ability to meet task deadlines within timeframe and budget; ▪ Excellent oral and written communication skills; ▪ Attention to detail and excellent numerical skills; ▪ Demonstrable ability to clearly break down and explain a complex topic verbally and in writing; ▪ Ability to listen and respond to input and diverse perspectives; and ▪ Ability to adapt and work in a highly-pressurized environment. Salary ▪ Commensurate with experience and qualifications. PREFERRED CANDIDATE PROFILE ▪ HDI preferred but not a constraining requirement ▪ Fluency in English Closing date: 20 September 2018

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Senior Human Resources Manager - Cape Town

Sector: Corporate Services

PEGASYS is a strategy and management consultancy driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work in highly complex and dynamic environments, in the public & private sector spaces and have differentiated ourselves as an innovative, principled and trusted advisor to clients across Africa and the world.

  • The HR manager mirrors this differentiation internally as a trusted advisor, leading and exposing the business to the latest HR trends, best practice, and ensuring that day to day HR operations are effected with excellence. The HR manager fulfils a critical role and must therefore have a deep understanding of the business and our people as they are central to our success. This is a senior management position, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer. Full time position Location - Cape Town QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required: - • A degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial Psychology, or any other relevant qualification. • A business qualification is an added advantage. • Must have a minimum of 7 years’ experience as a Human Resources manager, preferably in a small to medium scale enterprise (SME), that has grown from a start-up to a mature business. • Must have a proven track record of continuous upskilling to keep up with the latest trends, developments and improvements the HR di

  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Will include but not be limited to: - • Driving and implementing strategic human resources initiatives, supporting the business strategic plans, including talent management. • Providing advisory support to line managers, and in-depth understanding of all policies, procedures, labour legislation and related processes. • Providing leadership and effective day to day management of the Human Resources function and team. • Crafting, co-ordinating and implementing the skills development plan. • Designing and driving the employment equity plans in line with the strategic business plan. • Driving initiatives around equality, employment equity & inclusivity. • Execution of legislative submissions & knowledge of statutory legislative requirements. • Influencing management decisions positively through contributing, interpreting and analysing relevant HR information & metrics. • Promoting and facilitating team processes. • Driving performance management process and offer s

  • KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including: • Ability to gain an in depth understanding of the business and anticipate business needs. • Strong work ethic and demonstrable high standards of achievement. • High-energy, self-starter who has bias for action, takes ownership and ‘gets things done’. • Self-motivated with strong multitasking capabilities. • An excellent communicator, able to positively influence and persuade people at all levels. • Ability to build trust and rapport with employees and senior management across all levels. • Excellent written communication skills with proven experience in a variety of written forms. • Enthusiastic and energetic approach to people problem solving. • Active listening, negotiation and presentation skills. • Ability to operate in a diverse multi-disciplinary environment. • Positively disposed towards dynamism, comfortable with a fluid and constantly changing environment.

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Senior Financial Manager - Cape Town

Sector: Corporate Services

PEGASYS is a strategy and management consultancy driving developmental impact in emerging economies. We work in highly complex and dynamic environments, in the public & private sector spaces and have differentiated ourselves as an innovative, principled and trusted advisor to clients across Africa and the world.

  • The Senior Financial Manager will take full accountability for all financial aspects of the business, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer. This is a complex role, which includes taking responsibility for the accounting, finance, external and internal reporting and taxation functions for all entities within the group, operating within South Africa and internationally. The Senior Financial Manager will work closely with the business, providing support and advice in line with company strategic objectives. Full time position Location – Cape Town QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Required: - • Registered CA • At least 5 years post-articles experience, preferably in a medium scale enterprise (SME). • Sound working knowledge of accounting practices and principles, IFRS and Companies Act. • Knowledge and prior exposure to international entities, foreign currency and inter-company transactions. • Demonstrable knowledge of Value Added Tax and other tax legislative requirements locally, and in international

  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Will include but not be limited to: - • Supporting business decision making by providing accurate financial reports, insights and analysis. • Identifying risks and opportunities that impact the business. • Ensuring statutory compliance with local and international tax regulations. • Compiling management accounts and variance checking for all Pegasys entities. • Producing annual expense budget and monthly review of expenditure against budget. • Implementing and driving system and process efficiencies • Forecasting, monitoring and managing cash flow. • Producing annual budgets, monitoring and reporting on expenditure. • Producing annual revenue forecasts, monitoring and reporting on progress against targets. • Ensuring that all accounting transactions are in line with the principles of IFRS. • Ensuring all entities are prepared for audits and reviewing audited financial statements. • Consistent achievement of quality, accuracy and timeous delivery of financial

  • KEY SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES This role calls for several specific skills and characteristics in the candidate, including: • Self-motivated with strong multitasking capabilities. • Ability to communicate financial information for decision making purposes. • Excellent planning and organisational skills to ensure delivery within the required deadlines. • Excellent numerical skills and proficiency with MS Excel. • Strategic financial insight and the ability to think on one’s feet. • Results-oriented • Strong work ethic, ability to prioritise. • Flexible, responsive and efficient. • Problem solving capability • Ability to exercise appropriate judgement and discretion • Collaborative & team player SALARY • Commensurate with experience and qualifications PREFERRED CANDIDATE • HDI preferred but not a constraining requirement. Closing date: 15 November 2018

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