MAIN PURPOSE OF THIS JOB:
To effectively manage and control the financial, administrative, accounting and company secretarial functions to the necessary quality and quantity standards that comply with company, operational and legislative requirements;
To actively participate in the budget process under the guidance of the Financial Manager;
To ensure optimal cash flow and cash management; and
To manage the annual audit process.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monthly Financial Reports
Revenue & Expenses analysis and advice
Setting of Finance Dept and Shared Cost budgets, and regular Actual vs Budget Comparison & Analysis
General Ledger maintenance
Statutory Return submission
Income Tax and VAT Return submission
Year-end Financial Statement preparation
Annual Audit preparation
Cash Flow forecast
People Management and Leadership
Documenting Policies and Procedures
Review and sign off creditors reconciliations to ensure accurate and timely payments
Managed relationships with internal and external customers
Assist the Manufacturing Cost Analyst with Production Orders and Stock-take
Minimum of five years’ experience in a similar position in the Food Industry/Manufacturing environment in FMCG ESSENTIAL
Qualification required – Bcomm (Acc)
Up to date legislative knowledge
Have a flair for numbers, work well with people, aggressively anticipate impacts of workload/issues to team deadlines and have a very positive work attitude including a willingness to work some longer hours during peak periods.
Strong adherence for compliance and financial controls – as required for audit and legislative purposes
Advanced Excel skills, ability to work with lookups and pivot tables.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Experience with SAP or equivalent ERP system, SAP Business One advantageous.
Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects.
Ability to take lead on certain tasks and in certain situations.
Salary RangeR40 000 - R50 000