Group Financial Manager - Fruit Industry - Stellenbosch

Thursday, 22 April, 2021
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

An agricultural company in the Western Cape that specializes in the cultivation of fruit trees, the development of new fruit cultivars and fruit marketing, has the above position available.

The candidate is expected to contribute at an executive management level. The role is responsible for the overall management of the financial department. 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

The ideal candidate is in possession of 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.

The candidate is expected to have strong Excel skills and work experience with Sage Evolution and Pastel Partner. The candidate should have a solid understanding of, and proven work experience with:

  • Accounting for transactions in foreign currency
  • Processing and authorising foreign currency payments and receipts
  • Basic shipping and Inco terms.

A competitive remuneration package is negotiable according to qualification and experience.

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