Isaacs - Business Analyst - Middelvlei AH, Randfontein, GP, South Africa

N Steve Isaacs

Middelvlei AH, Randfontein, GP, South Africa


Business Analyst

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Financial Accountant
IT Specialist
Systems Installations
Business Solutions

Work History


TFM Industries (Pty) Ltd. (Contract)

April 2008 - August 2008

Reconciliation of Group General Ledger Accounts to monthly Financial Control Accounts at Head Office

> Reconciliation of individual ledger accounts from Accpac at Head Office to group accounts within each division and branch

> Reconciliation & analysis of all outside interface systems used to process business transactions into Accpac Ledger Accounts

> Reconciliation of Stock & Inventory controls

> Reconciliation of Bank Accounts

> Reconciliation of Debtors & Creditors Ledgers

> Journal corrections & Inter-Company transfers re monthly service fees to each division

> Reconciliation of Salaries & Wages, inclusive of all statutory schedules, i.e. UIF / PAYE / Medical Aid / Pension Funds / Workmens Compensation / Staff Loans & Welfare / Directors Fees

Financial Controller S.A.

Flakt Woods Fans (Pty) Ltd (Contract)

May 2006 - March 2007

Normal financial functions performed on various Accounting Systems, namely Simply Accounting & Hyperion, these included, weekly, monthly & quarterly reporting (Local Currency & Euro ) to strict deadlines for the Head Office in Switzerland & United Kingdom iro the following

> Actual & Budget (Balance Sheet & Income Statement )

> Inter-Company netting & control

> Credit Control analysis & collections

> Weekly, monthly & quarterly billing & order analysis

> Work In Progress Reports all contracts ( costs, analysis, billing, gross margins )

> Bond Applications ( full service & liaison )

> Cash Flow Control ( Local & Group )

> Supplier analysis, reconciliation & payments ( Local & Overseas )

> Invoicing, pricing & quotation analysis for all Contracts ( Local & Overseas )

> Flash Forecasts ( Head Office )

> Other sundry reports as requested by Head Office

Share Option Administrator

Primedia Ltd (Contract)

February 2004 - September 2005

> Administration of Share Option Portfolio

> Administration of Share Option Holders ( Buying & Selling of Options )

> Liaison/Administration/Accounting with Stock Brokers ( Buying & Selling )

> Accounting procedures & bi-annual reporting of Share Scheme

> Reconciliation’s of Options & Management Reports re Share Scheme

> Half Year & Year End Reports – Public Company

> Asst. Company Secretarial Duties ( 150 Companies )

Financial Manager

I D C S (Contract)

February 2003 - May 2003

> Set Portfolio of Clients for IDCS, namely, eBucks, Namibian Breweries & Edcon

> Monthly Financial reporting to the Line Managers of these Clients

> Budget, Actual & Variance analysis reporting

> IT Management for the above clients

> Liaison with Line Managers re Client Accounts & Queries

Assistant Accountant

Dorma Door Control (Contract)

June 2003 - August 2003

> Preparation of all Year-End Schedules prior to the yearly Audit

> Job Costing analysis

> Design & Implementation of a manual Stock Cardex System, inclusive of Staff Training

Job Costing Analyst

PrimeServ Training (Contract)

August 2003 - November 2003

> Design & Implementation of Job Costing System

> Job Costing Analysis – Profitability & Break Even Analysis

> Analysis & Redesign of current Project Job Costing

Assistant Accountant

Dimension Data (Contract)

April 2002 - May 2002

> Prepare Year End Schedules for Debtors & Creditors control accounts on SAP R3

Internal Auditor

Rebsons (Pty) Ltd (Contract)

June 2002 - August 2002

> Fraud analysis investigation (Accounts Department)

Credit Control Manager

Juta Books (Contract)

August 2002 - January 2003

> Setup improved credit control management

> Insure policies and procedures where adhered to by the Satellite Branches

> Credit Application approvals, liaison & follow-up

> Management of four Credit Controllers & two junior Admin Staff

> Liaison with Branch & Regional Managers re Client Accounts & Queries

Financial Accountant

K B R (Kellog Brown & Root) / (Contract)

September 2001 - March 2002

> Reconciliation’s & charge out (Invoicing) of all recharge Debtors from Jan 2000 – Nov 2001 / these where 15 Debtors totaling around 15 Million Rand

> Reconciliation of overseas bank account form April 1999 – Nov 2001

> Investigate and procure a new fixed asset register system, inclusive of setup and capturing of fixed assets at Head Office & 2 Site Offices, plus reconciliation of old Asset Register against the new Asset Register

IT Manager

African Alliance - Swaziland (Contact)

January 2000 - July 2000

> Resolving all software/hardware requirements, inclusive of staff training

> Setting up peer-peer networking at three Branches

> Cleaning up & optimizing all computers, inclusive of the latest Anti-Virus software

> Setting up all PC’s to adhere to the required Head Office Protocol

> General maintenance & staff training

Financial Manager

Equant Integration Services (Contract)

August 2000 - August 2001

Normal financial functions performed on various Accounting Systems, namely Sun Micro Systems, SPK, Apollo & Hyperion. Monthly reporting to very strict deadlines to Head Office in Paris iro the following

>Budgets/Actuals (variance analysis)

> Credit Control Analysis & Collections

> Monthly & quarterly billing Analysis

> Head Count Analysis

> Cash Flow Analysis

> Supplier Analysis (Local & Overseas )

> Pricing & Quotation Analysis for all Contracts (Local & Overseas)

> Flash Forecasts (Head Office)

> Reporting on any variances, Inter-Company Analysis & reconciliation’s

> Other sundry reports as requested by Head Office

Internal Auditor (Contract)

BBR Security (Contract)

November 1999 - December 1999

> Requested to perform a Fraud Analysis

> Investigating & Evaluating their systems due to stock theft

> Full report handed to the Board for evaluation, of all the weaknesses within the stock control & accounting procedures of the Company

Business / Process Analyst

Affinity Logic (Contract)

October 1998 - October 1999

> Support provided for the Wooltru Group of companies, these being ( Makro, Game, Dion & C N A )

> SAP R3 support for the FICO team (Financial / Controlling)

> Analyze business process to enable better work flow for clients

> Analyze outside interface systems used to process business transactions
> Train the clients to utilize the SAP R3 system & daily business processes more efficiently

> Resolve any issues that the clients have, inclusive of investigation of new requirements and drawing up functional specifications for new programs/reports required by clients

>Testing of all new functional specifications before going live with the client

Business Analyst / Accountant / IT Consultant

Crown Accounting Computer Services (CEO)

From June 1989

Current Projects

> Ten plus small-medium Business Concerns - variety of industries

> Financial Manager / Tax Consultant / IT Manager

Prior Business History

> Developed financial and payroll systems for a number of Advertising Agencies and small businesses.

> Developed and Managed the accounting functions at these concerns including cash flow management, debtors and creditors, payroll, general ledger, financial reporting, management of work in progress, invoicing & all statutory returns

> Financial Adviser/Manager for most of these concerns

> Trained the operational staff in utilizing these systems

> Procured and installed computer hardware and software required for the operation of these systems.

> Developed applications where suitable software was not available

> Consulting/Beta Tester for Softline Ltd. on the use and implementation of the Brilliant Accounting suite ( both the DOS & Windows versions )

> Microsoft Beta tester for their operating systems, namely Windows 95/98

Other specific assignments

> Developed the requirements, investigated packages and selected and procured a system for warehouse management, inventory management, general ledger & financials for CBC Fasteners

> Designed the ledger accounts, implemented a general ledger system and trained relevant staff in its use for Tsogo Sun

> Evaluated competitive tenders and compiled a financial analysis for Tsogo Sun to present to the Gaming Board

> Compiled a full asset register and asset valuation for Persetel countrywide (Access Database)

> PG Bison Project – Feb - Jun 98 ( received training while employed with EOS ) – ( 4 months complete exposure and experience on the ERP BAAN Package )

Specific interests

> Training, particularly training staff in the use of accounting systems and other software including the various Office Suites (Microsoft, Lotus, Novell).
> Computers: hardware and software installations and implementations.

Qualifications & Certifications


Damelin college

Milner High

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