Financial Manager

West Coast  

Our client in the Citrusdal area is a producer of fruit and they are looking for a financial manager to join their team.

 Responsibilities of a successful candidate will include (amongst others):

 The financial management for 4 smaller companies consisting of 350ha (mostly citrus)

  • The financial manager will be accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of those companies, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems

designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

  • Financial planning for the entire group consisting of approximately 900ha of citrus.
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans from a financial perspective
  • Cash flow forecasting and reporting
  • Develop financial performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction.
  • Evaluate business projects and be part of the team that engage with the financial institutions.
  • Develop financial systems to improve reporting and good business practises.
  • Reporting on annual budget and monthly variances
  • Implementation / maintenance / management of internal controls and effective financial systems
  • Cost analysis, intelligent reporting
  • Annual audit 


 Comm / B. Acc. degree with completed SAICA Articles backed by at least 3 – 5 years of relevant experience

  • Experience in agriculture, packaging, and / or processing sector will count in the candidate 's favour
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office & Pastel)
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage and motivate people 

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, 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.