Job Title
Financial Manager (FMCG)
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 8 years
R1200000 to R1350000
Job Published
17 November 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Group Financial Manager (FMCG)

R1.2m - R1.35m plus bonus

Cape Town

Superb career opportunity with leading listed FMCG Group. Reporting through to the FD you will be responsible for the financial and reporting requirements of four entities within the division as well as the design and implementation of the new Group financial reporting platform.

Key Performance areas

  • Maintain Financial policies and systems and ensure compliance thereof, including implementing and monitoring internal controls
  • Design and implementation lead of the new financial and consolidation platform to streamline processes and data flows to ensure efficient, accurate and complete reporting
  • Responsible for overseeing the timely submission of accurate monthly, quarterly and annual results including all supporting schedules, slides and commentary
  • Preparation, review and approval of the respective monthly management reporting packs for each of the respective operations in the division as well as the respective statutory entities
  • Actively drive financial reporting and system process efficiency improvements including driving the use of available Business Intelligence (BI) tools, and the design/redesign of reports as needed
  • Actively involved in the management of the divisions working capital targets and requirements
  • Ownership of the balance sheet review process throughout the division, including monthly reconciliations
  • Coordination of the submission of the annual budgets, forecasting and ad-hoc short-term estimate processes as well as the various respective reporting packs
  • Responsible for the respective companies’ annual financial statements
  • Responsible for review of the tax submissions and supporting tax calculations for both the SA and Namibian entities
  • Responsible for overseeing the quarterly Reserve Bank and Statistics SA / Namibia returns as well as all other corporate reporting including the carbon reporting

Qualifications and experience

  • CA (SA)
  • At least 8 years or more relevant work experience in a manufacturing or commercial environment
  • Working knowledge of IFRS
  • South African and Namibian company tax experience would be a great advantage
  • Strong leadership skills- Managed a finance team of more than 5 people