I create value through building relationships with teams and managers alike.

Success for me is when I influence others positively and contribute to ideas and solutions to improve the future.

Experience

  • Senior Financial Manager

    at Scatec Solar

    September 2015 - November 2019

    Province of the Western Cape

    Building, leading and managing a team to report and manage 13 companies. i) Manage a team of 8 staff to prepare monthly accounting, VAT and compliance work; ii) Manage the cash flow of the SA subsidiaries, coordinating with group treasury on working capital funding locally, investment returns (repatriation) and key contract payments; iii) Procurement – oversee the inbound invoicing, approval matrix, booking to ledger and eventually the payments of suppliers; iv) Managed the KPI’s, increases, bonus evaluation, team strategy meetings and overall drive of the finance team; v) Managed various stakeholder relationships, such as minority investors in the project companies; Snr lender and transactional banker; EY as auditors; fellow management team such as VP of Supply Chain, the VP of Development etc. vi) Monthly management reporting on profit and loss, project spent, office hours and analysis of key office metrics vii) Prepare and review various sets of financial statements.

  • Financial Manager

    at Gestamp Wind

    April 2013 - August 2015

    Province of the Western Cape

    Commercial financial management, management reporting, board reporting and compliance. i) Day to day accounting to trial balance; ii) I helped migrate the 4 companies into SAP; iii) Prepared monthly management accounts; iv) Prepared financial reports and risk register for the BoD; v) Assisted the development team with project finance analysis and evaluation;

  • Articles to Manager

    at PwC

    March 2004 - April 2013

    Province of the Western Cape

    Extensive auditing, compliance and project management i) Project managed various annual audits and successfully signed off on deadlines of listed entities such as Paarl Media, MMI Holdings and PSG Konsult; ii) Assisted with staff development and training, specifically on IFRS and audit sampling; iii) Preparing project budgets and tenders for prospective clients; iv) Plan, execute, supervise, review and prepare overview for Director review and sign-off of various size audits; v) Maintain and do client billings and recoveries; vi) Review annual financial statements as well as ‘glossies’; vii) Perform various IRBA reviews to assess and report internal audit quality.

Education

  • B.Rek (Hons)

    at Stellenbosch Universiteit

    2003 - at Present (17 years)

  • Bachelors of Accounting Honnors

    at Stellenbosch University

    2000 - 2003 (3 years)

Services offered

  • Teambuilder

    Recruiting, management and motivation of teams. Empowering, training and assisting team members.

  • Project Finance

    Financial modeling and valuations.

Languages

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Native

Hives