Financial Manager




Our client in Stellenbosch is looking to appoint a Financial Manager (Manufacturing), in the Supply chain department. The successful candidate must have manufacturing experience, with a CIMA or CA qualification.

Please note that this is an EE position, and preference will be given to EE Candidates.



CA (SA) or CIMA minimum qualification required

Minimum 8 years relevant business experience, of which 4 should be at a management level

FMCG Manufacturing experience required

Analytical, yet practical

Strong financial acumen

Business acumen


Strategic thinker


Key performance areas include but are not limited to:

 Alignment of standard costing within the related Supply Chain SA Manufacturing environment.

Responsible for alignment of budgets within the related Supply Chain SA Manufacturing environment.

Clear pattern of self-development and learning increased expertise and performance

Ensure all responsible managers meet operational/financial goals and standards

Align strategic business initiatives/strategies with operational execution.

Established value added management reporting of the Supply Chain SA manufacturing environment

Optimized financial processes to ensure accurate product costing and standards

Plans executed effectively, progress reviewed and actions revised

Identify areas for improvement and communicate to the relevant stakeholder.

These action plans needs to be tracked and reported.

Decisions need to be prompt and implemented with consultation and agreement of relevant stakeholders

Essential partner within the consolidation of Supply Chain budget planning and business plan process

Department complies fully with governance/audit/risk requirements

Work procedures and processes are aligned and improved to ensure smooth flow of work across units

Agree and meet Service Level Agreements and build collaborative relationships with the SC Finance team at Sites, Corporate Finance and business partners

Build effective and trusting relationships with indirect reports, managers and peers

Meet the Supply Chain and corporate Finance requirements

Ensure the right governance within the related Supply Chain manufacturing environment, SA

Establishing performance standards for financial reporting and governance within the Supply Chain manufacturing environment, SA.

Create a sense of common purpose across the Supply Chain in terms of financial reporting and governance

SA Manufacturing Financial Managers have clear, current and measurable goals, holds indirect reports accountable for their own results ''deal with underperformance

Implement talent management and ensure that succession plans and development actions are in place

Manage change effectively and achieve transformation and diversity targets

Setting the overall standards for Supply Chain financial reporting and governance e.g. developing policy standards, protocols and/or procedures

Train, mentor, coach team on specific tasks or activities, give advice, guidance and feedback on the basis of knowledge and expertise

Engage and communicate to business partners

Establish a culture of mentoring, coaching and developing

Drive optimization and improvement of the system and work process which enhance productivity and service levels that are aligned to business needs

Create and environment for challenging status quo, risk rating improvement and sharing of knowledge

Implement new ideas and improve methods, systems and work processes that will lead to higher quality, better results in reduced or reduced cost

Optimize the potential of Supply Chain SA Manufacturing cost control and management by re-evaluating existing processes and providing direction on new ways of working

Drive initiatives that will reduce product costs through new approaches


— SALARY: A highly competitive, market related salary is on offer



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