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Job title: Financial Manager

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng

Our branch in Randburg, Johannesburg has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Manager. The successful candidate will have thorough financial understanding and analytical approach and must be able to report accurately and timeously.

Main duties and responsibilities

  1. Financial management
  • Work closely with the financial team to ensure accurate and timely monthly reporting.
  • On joining to run with the project of consolidating company financial structures into one.
    • This includes redefining the chart of accounts
    • Group and Business Unit budgets
    • Business Unit cost centers, and reporting
  • Report and analyze consolidated cost centers performance in more detail in respect to budgets, cash flows, expenses and achieving required returns.
    • Input from a financial perspective to ensure correct strategic decision making.
  • Ensuring auditors requirements are met.
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company.
  • Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislations.
  • Debtors and creditors oversight.
  1. Running Logistics
  • Getting to terms with our Logistics Systems including:
    • Product tariffs and duties
    • Shipping and freight costs and procedures
    • Import ordering costs and procedures
    • Import costing and pricing
    • Stock holding and optimizing capital employed
  1. Imports and foreign exchange
  • Forex payments – monitoring cash flows, rates, bookings and terms.
  • Cross border trading into Africa and how can we improve on this by having correct financial structures.
  • Import aspects and exchange control risks and costing decisions.
  1. Web based sales
  • Financial systems to support and grow web-based sales.
  1. Staff management
  • Agree on financial strategic tasks with the financial team based on company strategic tasks and goals.
  • Monthly review of such tasks also based on company reporting.

Key competencies and skills

  • Requires financial analytical skills to analyze existing accounts and reporting
  • Cost accounting skills
  • Advanced Excel knowledge and high proficiency in Excel formulas and functions
  • Requires a dynamic approach to engage with rest of company team
  • Positive and pro-active attitude
  • Independent, self-driven
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • The person in this position must be willing to travel to the different branches

Qualifications and experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting or Financial Management
  • At least 8 years’ Financial Management background
  • Previous work experience in financial analysis roles (including forecasting, budgeting, strategic planning and business decision support)
  • Sage/Pastel Evolution experience

To apply, candidates are required to submit a comprehensive CV and proof of Qualifications.

Closing date: 30 June 2021


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