Financial Manager (Manufacturing)

Reference: 9060 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux 

Job Description: 

  • Prepare monthly management pack reports for business units, including comparisons and explanations for significant variations between budget and actuals.
  • Prepare management accounting information on costings, margins and stock levels.
  • Support the development, standardisation and implementation of new financial systems and processes to reflect best practice and to ensure efficient, high-quality financial information.
  • Ensure that suitable internal controls are in place.
  • Assist with business units’ budget preparation.
  • Prepare audit support schedules for year-end audit.
  • Assist in training staff to implement new financial processes and/or procedures.
  • Assist with ad hoc financial requirements.
  • Support the Head of Finance in advising on various accounting matters.

Qualifications: 

  • CA or CIMA qualification.
  • At least three years’ post-article experience.
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English with professional communication skills.
  • A background in manufacturing is essential.
  • Familiar with the latest IFRS knowledge.
  • Experience in financial accounting and monthly management reporting.
  • Experience in contributing to successful culture change and new ways of working.
  • Ability to see the wider picture and implications, whilst maintaining an eye for detail.
  • Ability to focus on achieving key objectives to timescale.
  • Strong numeric, analytical, and statistical competencies.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Working knowledge of ERP applications and processing.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Ability to analyse and resolve complex problems.
  • Team-player attitude.
  • Strong business administration skills.
  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritise.

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.