Associate Director Finance (R1075412) in Irene, South Africa at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/8/2019

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Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


  • Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable legislation. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems. Approve actions on human resources matters, including salary administration.
  • Appropriately handle personnel issues, conflict management, define goals that increase knowledge and skills of staff, and define staff expectations, consulting and taking advice where necessary.
  • May contribute to discussions on implementation of Finance strategy on a regional basis and implement objectives, as appropriate. Ensure staff have a consistent understanding and positive impression of business strategy for their respective business unit/division/country.
  • Ensure compliance with established financial processes, US and local compliance requirements, statutory government reporting, procedures and controls; financial reporting and review of revenue, expenditures, asset management, tax, management reporting and administration.
  • Advise operational leaders on financial, strategic, organizational, and business issues for both short- and long-term growth strategies.
  • Assist in implementation of management and administrative financial systems, policies, and procedures to provide structure and discipline for sustained business growth.
  • Monitor the Company’s financial and business performance, including cash flow and investments.
  • Oversee the forecasting process.
  • Ensure the accuracy of financial statements and the adherence to corporate reporting timetables.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Strong technical accounting skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills.
  • Ability to identify financial issues, develop and execute mitigating actions.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Management of others.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients


Bachelor’s degree, CPA qualified (or equivalent) and 10 years’ experience in accounting; with previous line management experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1075412


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