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Financial Manager (Manufacturing)

Reference: 5058 CM
Consultant: Christa Mostert

Job Description:

  • Primarily responsible for financial and management accounting reporting, inventory costings and overseeing financial control environment and processes at the Manufacturing Facilities site.
  • Management of Factory Finance team (5 people)
  • Day to Day and Monthly Activities:
    • Weekly forecast on current month’s performance on volumes, recoveries and overheads of plants
    • Expense analysis, and review (including signing off all accruals)
    • Overhead recovery and volume analysis
    • Overtime accrual and analysis
    • Preparation and Co-ordination of Items for approval (including ROI and cash flow analysis)
    • Continuous review and improvement of financial control environment and processes
    • Review of inventory reconciliations, inventory transactions, provisions, inventory related GL accounts
    • Review and monitoring of intercompany transactions, and resolution of all queries
    • Review of customer rebate and royalty calculations
    • Review of Petty Cash transactions and journals
    • Review (some aspects preparation) of management packs, financial packs, sustainability packs monthly.
    • Review of ad-hoc product and raw material costings, as required by business.
    • Co-ordination and review of new suppliers loaded on system (including review of credit applications for FD sign off).
    • Co-ordination and review of inventory master data loaded on system (BOM, inventory item, warehouse, cost centres and overhead rates changes)
    • Co-ordination with HO team (AP team, AR team and financial accountant) to ensure that all processes run smoothly, and all information required from Factories is received on time by HO.
  • Annual/Quarterly
    • Annual/Quarterly financial reporting and information for FD and Supply Chain Executive
    • Quarterly Supply Chain Review Packs preparation, and presentation
    • Lead and sign off on Quarterly Stock Counts performed at each plant
    • Annual Division Budget planning, co-ordination, preparation and presentation
    • Preparation of year end divisional reports/audit requests to be sent to HO
  • Projects
    • Activity-based costing analysis and ongoing review of cost allocations
    • Inventory Master data maintenance


  • Qualified Accountant
  • Financial Degree
  • 5 years minimum experience in a manufacturing environment

How to Apply:

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  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

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