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Job Title
Financial Manager
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 10 years
Job Published
29 September 2023
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Financial Manager required for a leading company based in Queenstown 

Purpose of the Job:
The financial manager is required to carry out and manage the full financial function including reconciliations at month end, preparations of financial statements, management packs, budgeting, financial forecasting, oversee Debtors and Creditors function as well as work closely with supply chain
and inventory control processes and provide a costing analysis of the various processes.

Education and Experience required:

• BCom Accounting or Equivalent CA (SA) advantageous.
• Must have 10 Years Accounting experience.
• 5 Years Management experience.
• Computer literacy; Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel including advanced functions and

Competencies required:

• Strategic planning.
• Business acumen.
• Management and organizational skills.
• Financial/professional knowledge and skills.
• Strong decision-making ability and the ability to meet deadlines.

Key Performance Areas:

Financial Function
• Preparation of financial statements.
• Reconciliations of control accounts and general ledger accounts.
• Prepare and coordinate year-end audits.

Management Accounts
• Ensure that month end journals are captured.
• Ensure that all transactions are captured to provide correct accounts.
• Ensure that all provisions and adjustments have been made timeously and correctly.
• Issue management reports e.g., productivity report, price of raw material fluctuations, distributions cost variance.

Budgeting and Planning

• Discuss income, expenses, and cost drivers with departmental managers.
• Collate information and compile in required format.
• Ensure that expenditure is within range as % of sales.
• Ensure that GP% is within the set range.
• Calculate the impact on GP and EBITDA of changes in price or process.

Process and manage VAT and other tax functions

• Process VAT statement from Navision.
• Ensure correct allocation of capital inputs and outputs.
• Ensure correct submission of VAT201.
• Calculate the budgeted taxable income for provisional tax purposes.
• Communicate with auditors to ensure correct completion and timeous payment of provisional tax.
• Budget and plan for VAT payments on imports.

Costing of Departments and Projects

• Review B.O.M.’s to ensure correctness.
• Collect data and analyse costs
• Assist Production in calculating production costs.
• Analyse process and price variances.
• Review waste and scrap figures.
• Monitor production lines in relation to waste.
• Assist Distribution in calculating distribution costs.

Staff Management and Training

• Oversee and lead the finance team members in efficient completion of tasks.
• Set performance goals and conduct performance evaluations.
• Lead and cultivate a high-performing team by identifying opportunities for training and development initiatives, fostering professional growth and skill enhancement amongst staff members

Should you wish to apply please email your CV through to Emily Lessing emily@profilepersonnel.co.za

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive a response within 14 days please consider your application unsuccessful. We will keep your CV on our database for any other relevant
roles that may arise.



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