JOB SUMMARY STATEMENT : The incumbent will be responsible to provide support to the Financial Director and
Exco in the implementation of the group management accounts. Additionally, this position also includes the role as business
partner for the Business unit managers as well as assisting in monthly and annual budget statement preparation,
understanding and enforcement of corporate governance procedures to support budget holders, financial planning, analysis
and preparation of statutory returns.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS (DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES) :
Responsible for the identification and implementation of cost control and working capital initiatives in conjunction with
line management at the various BU’s;
Ensures effective co-ordination and preparation of budgets in conjunction with line management;
Asist management with strategic planning
Ensures a close liaison with Business unit personnel on key business drivers and the financial impact;
Responsible for the measurement and reporting of monthly financial figures;
Ensures preparation of quarterly review reporting and board meetings;
Responsible for preparation of forecasts on a weekly and monthly basis;
Conducts what if analysis to determine high leverage drivers and product cost scenarios
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS :
Undergraduate Degree in Finance / Cost Management Accounting is essential;
CIMA or CA(SA) will be an added advantage
10 Years - Related Work Experience
5 Years management experience
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES :
Has proven experience in the same / similar role.
Experience with inventory costing and overhead management.
Ability to identify key drivers and opportunities to improve business performance.
BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES :
Drive financial optimisation and efficiency
Engaging with Exco members
Effective resource management
Empower and motivate others effectively