Minimum 10 years’ experience in a Finance role within a manufacturing or supply chain environment will be required
Must be able to work efficiently in a matrix organization and manage a remote and diverse team
Experience within a multinational or international organization is important
Wide knowledge if finance (financial-, investment-, and valuation analysis, due diligence risk management, budgeting/planning etc.) is critical for the role
Knowledge of ERP systems, including GAAP is essential
Must have experience with International Reporting Standards, Compliance and Tax Regulations
Must have a good understanding of Companies Act and South African Laws & Regulations
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Ensuring the functioning of the operating model, transformation of Finance function and its continuous improvement.
Working across boundaries leveraging the One Finance concept to provide seamless business support.
As member of Board of Director, taking accountability and ownership for financial matters of the legal entities in the country.
Enhancing the understanding of the revenue/cost drivers, Cash Flow generating elements and the Balance Sheet by working across the boundaries of the Target Operating Model.
Driving the effective and efficient delivery of business goals with sound financial analysis and advice through an appropriate balance of short, medium, and long-term financial planning and monitoring.
Ensuring all business decisions are supported by robust, timely information and are taken with a full understanding of the financial impact, potential risks and exposures including local fiscal implications.
Reviewing monthly reports prepared by centre and understanding material deviations from strategy and forecasts.
Utilising key agronomic indicators, delivering budgets and forecasts in partnership with the controlling team in the Regional Finance team.
Ensuring effective resource prioritisation based on sound risk-based cost and benefit analysis.
Responsible for working capital management, and Profit & Loss accountability for a business area.
Responsible for Capex management.
Complying with all laws and regulations in South Africa, by working closely with regional legal counsel to ensure local compliance of laws and regulations.
Acting as the company’s Information Officer (POPIA).
Supporting the business with BBBEE compliance initiatives.
Participating in the company’s provident fund meetings.
Representing management in the Employment Equity meetings.
Responsible for the Social & Ethics committee as required by Companies Act of South Africa.
Proposing potential ways to improve risk management on key economic and commercial exposure.
Recognising accounting issues requiring technical assessment and implementing any agreed solution in consultation with the group reporting and regional operations teams.
Taking full accountability of local statutory, group reporting and tax books.
Coordinating internal and external audits.
Ensuring a good internal controls framework and following through on all relevant compliance issues (from internal audit, Sox, Letter of Assurance) including co-signing of Letter of Assurance.
Ensuring governance models are working and related processes are fully compliant with group and local policies and regulations.
Acting as the finance lead in cross-functional teams, taking projects / initiatives from initial appraisal through securing appropriate investment approvals.
Attracting, developing, and retaining the right finance capabilities in the Finance function.
Ensuring governance models are working and related processes are fully compliant with group and local policies / regulations (participation in Board of Directors, Finance Leadership Team, Compliance Committee & Legal Entity leadership Team and any other relevant forum).
Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gained
Please note that subsequent to the screening and shortlisting process, all further communication will be entered into, only with the shortlisted candidates