Financial Manager

Financial Manager

 Are you seeking a new challenge?
Do you have a passion and flair for numbers?
Are you driven and have incredible attention to detail?
If you are this person, who is also bound by Integrity, Drive and Passion, then this position is for YOU!
 
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Financial Manager (CIMA)
FINANCIAL:
1. Primary responsibility is ensuring financial effectiveness by providing leadership to the finance department. Ensuring efficient processes and systems are implemented to enable effective company operations.
 
2. Team management and ad hoc training
 – 6 Direct reports
 
3. Engage proactively with the various team members of the Group, providing financial acumen and sound advice.
 
4. Full liaison and responsibility for relationship building with suppliers and service providers:
a. Bank
b. Auditors
c. Legal
d. Consultants
e. Insurers
 
5. Assist in the assessment of return-on-investment calculations for maximising shareholder return. This requires the monitoring of new ventures, provisional of capital for growth areas and enabling the group strategy.
 
6. Financial analysis in such areas as forecasting, budgeting, engaging in cost management analysis, and reviewing operational performance.
 
7. Manage the preparation and approval of the group’s budget
 
8. Produce accurate management accounts for all entities monthly, including 3 international companies and consolidated accounts.
 – 10 entities – 1 in Kenya, 1 in Ghana and 1 in USA
 
9. Effectively manage the cross-border transactions, which includes imports, exports and 3 international companies.
 
10. Management of cross company charges and recoveries, compliance with SLA’s
 
11. Cashflow management, supported by debtors credit management
 
12. Monitoring and oversight of the group financial position.
 
IT RELATED DUTIES
13. Management of the IT environment through the external service provider
 
14. Maintaining ERP system and associated processes
 
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
15. Serve as the Group Company Secretary and assist the board with corporate governance implementation
 
16. Ensure statutory compliance by maintaining statutory records
 
GENERAL
17. Assist in the delivery of the Group strategic goals and implementing financial solutions that enable such.
 
18. Deliver to all stakeholders of the SBS Group with a Build for Better attitude
 
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
  • Post Graduate qualification Honours in Accounting (BCompt)
  • 10 years’ Managerial experience;
  • Corporate Finance experience;
  • Financial Analysis experience
  • Experience working with ERP packages, preference given to Syspro 8
 
CHARACTERISTICS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
  • An analytical mind
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal  
  • Meticulous attention to detail with superb organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent report-writing and communication skills  
  • Proactive
  • Strong inter-personal engagements  
• Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office, ERPs, and other financial planning software  
 
Cvs and Suporting documents to be sent to nicola@proappoint.co.za