BDO South Africa Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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10 Feb, 2022

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Management Jobs in South Africa

BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 97 292+ people working out of 1728 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities.

BDO in South Africa has a vacancy for a Regional Manager for its Statucor line in our Pretoria office.





Job Title: Regional Manager
Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: EXA_03
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
Regional Manger will be accountable for the implementation of strategic work plans and formulation of associated procedures to ensure the effective operational implementation of all Statucor service lines in the region; ensuring that regional targets are achieved

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Functional Management:
•Consult and manage the Secretarial function, including the provision of support to client Boards and Sub-committees
•Consult and assist in client AGM Preparations (Draft Notices, Chairperson’s Script)
•Consult and provide advocacy to client Boards, Sub-committee members and Trustees as to their duties, responsibilities, and powers
•Ensure that relevant governance issues, either in terms of compliance or non-compliance are brought to the attention of the client Board
•Consult and ensure timeous distribution of all the documents required for client Board and Sub-Committee meetings
•Consult and draft client Board Charter, Sub-committees’ Terms of reference, and Annual work plans
•Consult and facilitate the annual submission of the Declaration of Interest forms by client Board and Sub-Committee Members
•Consult and ensure support is provided to clients and communication is managed
•Consult and facilitate client Annual Board and sub-committee Evaluation
•Manage the Annual Return process for clients based on Standard Operating Procedures
•Ensure that the statutory records of the client companies are set-up and accurately maintained and attend to the administrative control of information and documents
•Ensure the accurate drafting of Client Engagement Letters based on Standard Operating Procedures
•Ensure the accurate capturing of client take-on information and related documents on the CRM system
•Consult and provide advocacy on compliance related work for clients

Operational Management:
•Drive continuous innovation and optimisation by ensuring the development, alignment and implementation of end-to-end process and systems improvements in line with business requirements in the region
•Monitor and enforce the minimum standard requirements for Statucor staff and services as per the Service Level Agreements in the region
•Ensure optimal capacity and use of staff to meet objectives and deadlines, through effective delegation and scheduling of activities
•Ensure that all queries from clients and staff are addressed and resolved as per the Standard Operating Procedures and Service Level Agreements, and/or refer queries to the relevant stakeholders.
•Ensure the compilation and review of branch reports and statistical control metrics, to measure success and inform the business decision-making process
•Ensure that filing is done accurately and timeously

Risk and Compliance Management:
•Assist in identifying and adhering to fraud controls, risk prevention principles, sound governance and compliance processes, and tools to identify and manage risks
•Support and provide evidence to all internal and external audit requirements
•Maintain and enforce all quality assurance related Service Level Agreements to minimise business risk and ensure business continuity
•Ensure adherence to all relevant laws, policies, and Standard Operating Procedures throughout the organisation in the Branch

Financial Management:
•Review proposals, invoices, credit notes, travel claims and submit for approval
•Provide input in the planning and compilation of the Branch’s annual budget aligned to the delivery plans to support the implementation of set objectives
•Ensure the effective implementation, management, monitoring of the Branch’s budget where relevant, and mitigate and report on any variances
•Ensure the deployment of proper financial controls to manage the sub-divisional budget
•Report on and communicate any costs improvements and shortfalls
•Attend Debtors Meetings and follow-up on debtors in collaboration with BDO Finance
• Oversee the payments for services rendered by CIPC

People Management:
•Drive a working environment that augments employee engagement, recognition, and productivity
•Build and lead an effective and cohesive team through the effective management of divisional resources
•Lead the implementation of talent acquisition, succession planning, development, and retention strategies for the division
•Lead the enhancement of relevant knowledge and skills through continuous coaching, mentoring, and nurturing of divisional talent
•Lead and drive a high-performance culture by translating and communicating the annual performance goals and measures based on agreed upon objectives

Stakeholder Management:
•Identify and mitigate internal systems and procedural barriers to enhance excellent customer service
•Build and maintain effective internal and external stakeholder relationships for the purpose of expectations management, knowledge sharing and integration, and to manage Statucor’s reputation
•Represent and participate in the organisation’s committees and tasks teams when required
•Convene and attend meetings and present findings and business cases to relevant stakeholders when required
•Implement timeous communication on progress and challenges in achieving the tactical work plans to impacted stakeholders

Qualifications & Requirements:
•Diploma in Board Secretarial and/or Compliance
•2-3 Years as supervisor/manager
•4-5 Years in Board Secretarial and/or Compliance
•Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators or similar professional body

Job Competencies:
•Customer Centric
•Problem Solving
•Judgement and Decision Making
•Analytical Thinking
• Impact and Influence

Knowledge and Skills:
•Board Governance and Compliance Knowledge
•Company Secretarial protocols
•Business Acumen
•Financial budgeting and management processes
•JSE Listing Requirements
•Relevant legislation and regulatory frameworks
•Conflict Resolutions
•Project Management
•Coaching and mentoring

BDO Core Competencies:
•Communication skills
•Leadership Relationships and Collaboration
•Exceptional Client Service
•Business Growth
•Engaging people and working well as part of a team
•Inclusive Agile Leadership
•Quality, Risk management and Operational transformation

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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Application Deadline: 28/02/2022

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