Head of Operational Finance

Reference: 9264 SJ
Consultant: Sone Johnson 

Job Description: 

  • Financial Managing and Planning
  • Ensuring the management team is provided with accurate and relevant financial information and financial advice on a timely basis
  • Responsible for the Group’s overall finance performance.
  • Equity and Investments
  • Strategy and high-level responsibility for group investment strategy, budgeting, and reporting
  • Source and secure financing capital for the execution of investment portfolios
  • Controls and Reporting
  • Develop, monitoring and assess improvement processes, controls and new technologies and ensure that appropriate controls are implemented in the Group to minimize potential fraud and financial loss.
  • Work in collation with management and business units regarding the implementation of the financial improvements and controls.
  • Strategic Capability and Leadership
  • Collaborate with the Management Team to design, plan, develop and implement business strategies to achieve the Group’s’ overall objectives.
  • Develop business plans and action plans to implement business strategies, plans and procedures.
  • Operations Management
  • Responsible for the oversight of the operations management of the Group, alongside the Group General Manager, by providing oversight of the management team and operations of all business units withing the Group.
  • External Stakeholder Relations
  • People Management


  • 5 to 8 years previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience working with a group of companies.
  • Experienced operating in the Petroleum and/or Property Sector preferred but not essential
  • Accounting Degree
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Able to Lead a finance team with broad responsibilities in a changing environment
  • Able to work part of a Management Team and be involved in the day to day running of the business.
  • Able to trouble sheet and provide advice on complex accounting and tax issues
  • Able to deliver financial reports and strategies.
  • Strategic thinking, planning and analysis skills, with the ability to develop creative solutions to support the management.
  • Strong relationship management skills, including influencing, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Ability to build, lead, coach and retain staff performance.
  • Highly organised and able to plan and manage a broad portfolio of activities

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.