Financial Manager required for well established Wine Farm

Tuesday, 1 October, 2019
Christiaan Coetzee     0832885636

Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards, a well-established wine farm based in Stellenbosch is seeking to employ a qualified Financial Manager with good work experience. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for managing the overall financial division.

Key responsibilities will include:

• Preparation of detailed budget and quarterly re-projections
• Review monthly income and expenditure and prepare monthly and daily management reporting
• Preparation of interim and year-end audit information and liaison with internal auditors
• Project work to align systems and processes to best in practice
• Preparation of ad hoc reporting and analysis
• Plan data content, reporting and dashboards for pricing and profitability management
• Advise business with future-state profitability and cost model scenarios for acquisitions, sell-offs and growth/contraction scenarios
• Work with departments and the management team to improve margins
• Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions
• Providing commentaries on operations and linkages to strategy
• Analyzing financial performance and contribution to medium and long-term business planning/forecasts
• Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers
• Provide a high standard of customer service to all internal, external customers and work partners
• Implemented new ideas and improved methods, systems and work processes which lead to higher quality, better results at same or reduced cost
• Preparation of financial statements and liaison with external auditors
• Preparation and submission of all statutory documentation, including but not limited to SARS and CIPC
• Ensure compliance with all legislative requirements

The typical candidate will resonate the following characteristics and qualifications:

• Commitment to excellence - quality driven
• Very strong orientation to detail and accuracy
• Very strong analytical skills
• Degree in Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics or Finance preferred.
• 3 years’ experience in accounting or finance – experience in the wine industry a plus
• Must possess very strong computer skills and a strong understanding of Pastel Accounting, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint a plus
• Ability to build and interpret data models and databases

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