CA(SA) Financial Manager/Controller
Helen Wilson Recruitment
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
1d ago

A well-known logistics and freight forwarding business that has a presence in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Zambia is looking to appoint a Financial Manager to take full control of setting up their group financial function.

From 2021 the company has set up 3 additional businesses all trading under 1 group.

The Financial Manager will be responsible for overlooking the full financial function for all 4 businesses with consolidating and reporting at group level

Location : Rosebank

Sal circa 420K per annum

NON-Negotiable requirements for consideration :

  • CA (SA) (completed articles from a well-known auditing firm essential)
  • 2 to 3 years post article experience in a logistics / freight forwarding business or similar environment such as Supply Chain Houses essential
  • Duties include :

  • Oversee, review, and adhere to the budgets for each business stream
  • Review and analyses budget on a monthly bases. Actual vs budget
  • Assist in company-wide budgetary planning
  • Ensure that all of the company's financial practices are in line in statutory regulations and legislation
  • Analyse the financial climate and market trends to assist senior executives in creating strategic plans for the future
  • Interpret complex financial information and provide updates and information as needed
  • Monitor cash flow, accounts, and other financial transactions
  • Supervise financial assistants and other employees in the facilitation of day-to-day operations, including tracking financial data, invoicing, payroll, etc.
  • Prepare official reports on a monthly and annual basis
  • Seek out methods and practices to minimise financial risk
  • Contract auditing services to ensure financial monitoring is up-to-date
  • Create and maintain relationships with service providers, e.g. banking institutions, auditors, attorneys, SARS
  • Update and implement financial policies and procedures
  • Maintain a policy manual for the finance department
  • Work with external human resources employees to secure candidates who will be an asset to the finance department
  • Establish and implement a training program for new finance employees
  • Review and adhere to department budgets
  • Submission of statutory reports on a monthly and annual basis
  • Financial Audit with external auditor
  • About the ROLE

    The Financial Manager / Controller will provide visible leadership for this fast growing business in South Africa and will ensure consistent, compliant, effective and efficient accounting processes.

    The position will require excellent technical accounting and communication skills. The position will report directly to the Senior Managing Director and partner with cross functional teams in JHB, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Zambia and will play a key role in further growth activities in the business.

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