Purpose of the Role
Responsible for overseeing the business financial goals, objectives and forecasts.
Provide useful financial insights to help make better decisions about formulating and executing business strategy.
Accountable for the financial management of the company, including the development of a financial strategy.
Roles and Responsibilities :
Responsible to deliver on agreed Net Profit .
Accountable for full financial function for group.
Responsible for forecasting over a current +3-year period.
Fulfils treasury function through cash forecasting and ensuring sufficient cash resources are available to support the business strategy.
Support COO in all Commercial Relationships.
Responsible for monthly Board Pack.
Improve profitability of the business.
Analysing the customer base and making recommendations accordingly to protect the bottom line (net profit forecasts).
Analysing claims and making recommendations accordingly to keep the business safe.
Knowledge, Experience & Skills :
CA (SA) / CIMA.
10 years working experience (post articles or commercial experience)
Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control and reporting.
Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model.
Ability to assess complex situations and use creativity to solve problems.
High level of business acumen.
Sound analytical and decision-making skills.
Deep understanding of business and financial literacy.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Presentation and negotiation.
Strong attention to detail combined with strategic thinking ability.
Ability to debate in a constructive manner and challenge conventional wisdom.
Ability to grow and develop a senior team.
Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks within strict timeframes within a fast-paced environment.
Personal Characteristics :
Leadership style inspirational with a balance of strategic skills and strong people’ orientation
Well rounded, resilient and self-aware individual who is open to change and personal development
Entrepreneurial, free thinker who will challenge the status quo and push boundaries
Must have the capacity to grow their strategic ability
Confident someone who is able to hold their own with shareholders and be resilient in a demanding environment