Group Financial Manager

Thursday, 15 April, 2021
Margot Julies     021 8630830

Our client is an agricultural company in the Western Cape that specializes in the cultivation of fruit trees, the development of new fruit cultivars and fruit marketing. They are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced individual as their Group Financial Manager. 

The role is responsible for the overall management of the financial department and the candidate is expected to contribute at an executive management level. Staff members of this division will report directly to the manager. 

Tasks include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Preparation of management statements and reports
  • Manage the preparation of the Groups’ budget
  • Audits
  • Cash flow management
  • Cost management
  • Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances
  • Financing
  • Compliance with statutory requirements


  • A financial degree with completed SAICA Articles backed by at least five years (post articles) experience in a financial management position
  • Agricultural and export experience will count in the candidate's favour.
  • Strong Excel skills and work experience with Sage Evolution and Pastel Partner
  • A solid understanding of, and proven work experience with:
    • Accounting for transactions in foreign currency
    • Processing and authorizing foreign currency payments and receipts
    • Basic shipping and Inco terms
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills 

 Please ENSURE that your application includes the following: 

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (MS Word format), inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

 If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Closing date for applications: 22 April 2021