One of the country’s leading fruit exporters, recruits for a Financial Manager – Fruit Suppliers to add to their Talent pool. This position offers a rewarding career to a dynamic individual, who is motivated by high performance environments.

Reporting to the Assistant Business Manager: Finance you will be based at their Cape Town offices (Tygervalley-area).

Minimum knowledge & experience required to perform this job competently:

Education & Experience:

  • BCom or equivalent/relevant qualification
  • Minimum 8 years financial accounting experience
  • Experience in the Fruit Export Industry will be an advantage
  • Key Performance Areas (KPA’s) include:
  • • Manage all payments to their Fruit Suppliers
  • Ensure on time and correct payment to their valued Fruit Suppliers
  • Main contact between Finance and Fruit Suppliers
  • Forecasting of Cash Estimates for weekly Fruit Suppliers payments
  • Submission of Breeding Club Declarations
  • Manage credit facility and credit risk to their Fruit Suppliers – mainly advances and seasonal production loans
  • Ensure all documents are in place for Due Diligence and Payback Analysis
  • Create loan agreements and ensure accurate T&C’s
  • FICA and NCR compliance
  • GL Reconciliations – Timeous Review and Completion of Fruit Suppliers Related GL Recons
  • Monthly Reporting – Contribution to accurate & timeous monthly and annual financial reporting

Candidate Profile & Inherent Qualities:

  • Attention to detail when reporting
  • Good software skills (Excel and Accpac preferable)
  • Excellent communication & interaction with people on all levels in the organization are crucial
  • Sound qualitative and quantitative analysis skills
  • Disciplined and focused
  • Creative & entrepreneurial
  • Proactive & energetic.

• Work style needed for success in this role:

  •  Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints, also when the work requires additional time to complete the task.
  •  Adaptability (ability to implement new requirements)


Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks.

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