Finance Manager

Finance
Western Cape
Client in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town requires a pro-active self-starter, to take up the role as Financial Manager. You will be required to manage the entire Finance department and ensure smooth-running of all systems and processes. Minimum BCom degree in accounting, with 3-5 years’ proven work experience as a Financial Manager and advanced knowledge of Pastel is required. Exposure within the manufacturing environment essential. Strong numeracy ability and excellent client and internal communication skills will be required.
 
Responsibilities
  • Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to Executives, while recommending further courses of action
  • Preparing and Drafting Annual Financial statements
  • Complete and submit VAT and other statutory reports
  • Analyse costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results, and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans
  • Develop trends and projections for the Organisations finances
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met
  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget
  • Develop strategies to minimize the financial risk of the business
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained
 
Requirements
  • BCOM in Accounting (Honours degree advantageous)
  • 3+ Years’ proven working experience as a Financial Manager
  • Advanced knowledge of PASTEL
  • Experience within the Manufacturing environment
  • Strong numeracy ability
  • Self-motivated and proactive approach to solutions finding
  • Methodical and organised approach to tasks and processes
  • Strong time management and planning skills
  • Leadership and management ability
  • Self-driven and the ability to prioritize workloads within a pressurised environment
 
The company offers very competitive salaries. Only apply if you have the relevant experience!
Finance Manager