Job purpose: To lead and manage the Financial Function to meet organisational objectives in a manner that ensures profitability and sustainability in line with sound financial practices and internationally accepted accounting standards.

Suitable candidates will need to have the following minimum qualification and relevant experience:

Qualifications and Experience

• Degree / National Diploma in Financial Management or related field

• 5-10 years’ experience in a related role. Understanding of financial operational systems

• Experience in the Citrus industry and packhouse finances will be an advantage.

Key Accountability Areas Financial Management and Business Reporting:

• Develop the finance function vision and strategy

• Implement action plans to improve financial return to packhouses and overall business strategy

• Identify and interpret related legislation and its impact on the finance functions

• Research and develop appropriate finance technologies and adopt best practices

• Supervise the recording and accounting of financial transactions and assign relevant costs to different cost centres

• Optimal utilisation of all resources, capacity and costs

• Conduct financial refresher training and invest in training and development initiatives

• Oversee the preparation of AFS and approval of management account reports

• Analyse and review capital cost estimates

• Maintain financial processes, banking activities oversee budget and adjustments

• Direct tax obligations and review tax reduction opportunities

Quality and Monitoring

• Overall finance service delivery and management of all financial irregularities and incidents

• Manage and maintain capital expenditure, debtors, short term liabilities and service provider contracts and agreements

• Review and analyse liquidity and recommend solutions to liquidity problems

• Monitor and evaluate revenue generated, incurred costs and procurement of goods and services

Skills and Competencies

• Strong leadership and people management skills presenting a strong record of achievement through building high performing teams.

• Multi-level negotiating and communication skills

• Highly innovative and collaborative cultivating an effective working culture

• Results orientated and able to plan and execute in a structured manner

• Conflict and grievance resolution

• Attention to detail

Closing Date: 14 June 2024


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

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