Midrand - Head of Finance Job Purpose Responsible for managing the Finance functions / team locally. Reporting to and adhering to corporate policies as set out by the Global Finance team.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Qualified CA(SA) MINIMUM EXPERIENCE Minimum 5 - 6 years’ work-related experience Strong knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, Computer Literate Valid Driver’s license and own vehicle Finance function : Monthly MIS and analysis reports to provide clarity on MIS numbers to management.
Responsible for full financial function including ad hoc queries, Flash Sales reporting, MIS reporting, IFRS reporting and Sales Forecast / Rolling Cash Flow reporting.
Day to day running of the finance department including payment of statutory payments, suppliers, employees, etc. Inter account transactions and payments and reporting.
Meeting with supplier, distributors and internal departments. Support Country Manager with info, data and slides for quarterly meetings.
Assist with year-end audit and other audits required from time to time e.g. limited review audit, etc. Control over debtors and collection.
Oversee projects to improve profitability and departmental cost control. Liaise with local bankers on bank accounts and approve forex payments.
Ad hoc queries from head office. Prepare monthly analysis of cost of goods sold and operational expenses against prior year and budget, providing explanations and business solutions to help mitigate the risks.
Profitability on top 10 products and brands in MIS. Involved with approval of RCF file. Involved with Processing of IFRS additional reports.
Budget Function : Prepare, process and analyse LRP Function : Long Range Plan : 5-year business plan approved by HO