Financial Manager

Reference: 9310 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux 

Job Description: 

  • Draft and manage individual and consolidated financial budgets
  • Drive budgeting process across all departments
  • Conduct weekly planning and communication with office staff and management
  • Ensure alignment and informed team members through regular meetings
  • Develop and manage budgets for different operational entities and cost centres
  • Monitor cash flow and available cash weekly to enhance profitability
  • Effectively manage costs, stock control, and financial norms across business divisions
  • Oversee compliance with financial covenants set by financial institutions
  • Prepare and analyse annual financial statements.
  • Optimize and oversee administrative processes to ensure synergy and effectiveness
  • Analyse progress reports and proactively manage operations
  • Draft and implement farm policies and procedures
  • Manage reception, office personnel, and office etiquette
  • Handle accreditations required for different market
  • Optimize the purchase order process for cost-effective management
  • Actively manage forex risk and forex fees
  • Ensure effective management of cash across all business channels
  • Update cash flow model
  • Participate in interactive communication to ensure accuracy of information to base management decisions

Qualifications: 

  • BAcc Bachelors Degree
  • Completed SAIPA / CIMA articles will be advantageous
  • Fully bilingual (English and Afrikaans)
  • Good inter-personal skills with a proven ability to build relationships and manage a team
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong administrative and time management skills
  • Previous experience in the fruit industry (Commodity knowledge), farming culture, operations and how the process flow works from farm to staging or export facilities;
  • Accounting experience
  • Experience in a Management role
  • Experience in an Operations Financial role
  • Knowledge of Xero will be advantageous

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.