Financial Manager

PURPOSE OF JOB

Overall responsibility for the administrative and financial affairs of the company, including financial planning and budgeting, reporting, cost control and cost analysis programs and IT & IS Departments. 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Finance & Administration, IS and IT Staff

  • Ensure adequate, competent and well-trained motivated staff compliment.

Financial reporting

  • Timely and correct financial and administrational recording, record-keeping and reporting, including preparation of management and statutory information for internal, board-level, and external stakeholder use and interpretation.
  • Preparation of the annual financial statements in terms of generally accepted accounting practice and performing all yearend accounting functions.
  • Preparing and reviewing the monthly management accounts
  • Completing the annual tax return.
  • Ensuring that company tax affairs are handled correctly and within legal parameters.
  • Complying with De Heus Global Management Guidelines for finance and administration

Company Secretary

  • Compliance with relevant statutory and other legislation.
  • Keeping all companies’ statutory records up to date.

Company assets

  • Safeguarding the assets and interests of the company and its shareholders by advising the CEO, Board and other stakeholders about the financial health of the organization.
  • Ultimately responsible for accounts receivables.
  • Implementing the principles of transparency and good corporate governance insofar as they apply to the financial and administrational function.
  • Adequate Insurance – Ongoing monitoring and implementation.
  • Asset control - Implement systems and controls to control and monitor assets.

Financial Budget

  • Preparing and reviewing the annual budget.
  • Liaison with financial institutions to raise finance facilities and structure financial packages.
  • Monitor and provide for adequate daily cash flow for the company to meet its financial commitments.
  • Weekly, monthly and annual reporting of actual business results relative to the annual budget according set timeframes for both the local organization and the De Heus Global organization.

Investments

  • Participating in and contributing to investment and other strategic decision-making. This will also require doing the financial feasibility calculations for planned investments and doing profitability analysis on strategic long-term plans

IT and IS Departments

Ensuring the following outputs from the IT(Information Technology) and IS(Information Systems/ERP) departments:

IT:

  • Adequate, stable and reliable computer and server networks.
  • Reliable and effective security and firewall protection of companies financial and administrative information.
  • An efficient and effective IT support desk.
  • Backup system that meet the company’s requirements.
  • Complying with the De Heus Global Management Guidelines.

IS:

  • Design and development, administration and monitoring of information systems of which ERPXL (our ERP system) and SAP/BPC (our consolidation software) are the most important, to support organizational strategy and information processing needs and requirements.
  • Adequate, stable and reliable ERP and DHApps systems.
  • Ensure financial and administrative integrity of the ERP and DHApps systems.
  • Ensure that the ERP and DHApps systems meet the evolving business requirements.
  • An efficient and effective IS support desk.
  • Complying with the De Heus Global Management Guidelines.

COMPETENCIES

KNOWLEDGE QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Qualifications: 

  • Matric
  • Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accounting and Taxation)
  • Registered and in good standing with CAIPA or SAICA
  • Degree in Accounting

Legal requirements:

  • Possession of a valid code 08/EB driver’s license

Experience:

  • 5 Years’ experience in in a similar position and preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Sound knowledge of MS Excel

Knowledge:

  • Intermediate to advance knowledge of MS Excel
  • Conceptually understands an ERP system and data warehouse functions.

SKILLS

  • Problem solving and decision making.
  • Discussion of opposing viewpoints and conflict handling.
  • Communication, relationship building and influencing.
  • Computer (MS Office).
  • Written communication.
  • To demonstrate good leadership and organizational skills

BEHAVIOURS

  • Pro-active, goal focused and results orientated approach.
  • Innovative (ideas and initiative).
  • Self-starter and follow-through.
  • Required to work with minimum supervision

Adverse Working Conditions

Travelling: More or less 4 different weeks in the year, on rare occasion may be two weeks on a single incident without returning home over the weekend in the middle.

Applicants must submit a comprehensive CV, with work-related references to hrsa@deheus.com

Closing date:  15 January 2024

Please note that only applicants who meet the stipulated minimum requirements will be considered. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, kindly consider your application unsuccessful. De Heus reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised.