Regional Financial Manager: KZN

Are you a qualified CA and have strong Management Accounts and Budget prep experience? Have you led a finance team or part of a finance team before? We are looking for someone with a passion for numbers and people to join our dynamic Finance Team. This position will be reporting into the Regional Director.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the following outputs:

What you will be expected to do as the financial manager
  • Establishing financial goals and objectives for KZN with the RD
  • Establishing the Annual operating budget with the RD
  • Maintaining effective financial controls and reporting structures
  • Ensuring that the region’s affairs are cost effectively structured and managed to minimize risk
  • with the necessary financial and administrative information enabling them to operate cost effectively
  • Coordinating and interpreting of monthly financial accounts
  • Assisting Sales managers and Planning with costing of products/machines etc.
  • Effectively forecasting financial trends and developments
  • Ensuring establishment and maintenance of effective interdepartmental and interbranch relationships
  • Variance analysis and trends analysis on major expenses.
  • Preparation of monthly financial packs for board meetings 
  • Annual audit and financial year end accounts and budgets
  • Preparation on monthly, quarterly and annual year end audit file
  • Ensure income tax, VAT and other statutory requirements are followed
  • Review weekly and authorize the petty cash and payments
  • Review creditors recons
  • Cash flow admin

What skills you will need in this position: 
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant required (completed CA qualification is essential)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ Experience managing a Finance Team in a manufacturing or FMCG environment 
  • SAP experience will be beneficial
  • Excel advanced essential

Are you someone that:
  • Has strong attention to detail & numerical ability.
  • Is able to work flexible working hours (overtime when/if needed)
  • Is able to work under pressure in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Has a strong entrepreneurial ability
  • Has a strong ability to interpret figures and data
  • Is able to manage a diverse team
  • Enjoys being busy and taking accountability for their work

This is open to all external candidates that meet the above criteria. 

Psychometrics assessments will be conducted for shortlisted candidates.

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