Senior Financial Manager


  • Patensie, Eastern Cape
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
An exciting opportunity awaits a seasoned Senior Financial Manager, who is a strategic thinker, process driven and analytical by nature! Our client, a leading citrus enterprises based in Patensie, is seeking to appoint a Senior Financial Manager to their dynamic and progressive team. An awesome career opportunity awaits!

Overarching Responsibility: Taking full responsibility of all financial matters relating to the business.

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting; preference given to candidates holding a CA qualification
  • 10+ years’ work / business experience in a financial capacity
  • 5+ years in a financial management role
  • Proven strategic business track record in a Financial Management capacity.
Financial Management:
  • Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements
  • Use hedging to mitigate financial risks related to the interest rates on the company's borrowings, as well as on its foreign exchange positions
  • Maintain banking relationships
  • Assist in determining the company's proper capital structure
  • Arrange for equity financing and debt financing
  • Invest funds
  • Recommend appropriate dividend issuances, based on historical dividend patterns and expected cash flows
  • Manage the preparation of the company's budget
  • Report to management on variances from the established budget, and the reasons for those variances
  • Assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction
Financial Analysis:
  • Engage in ongoing cost reduction analyses in all areas of the company
  • Review the performance of competitors and report on key issues to management
  • Engage in benchmarking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement
  • Interpret the company's financial results to management and recommend improvement activities
  • Review company bottlenecks and recommend changes to improve the overall level of company throughput
  • Participate in target costing activities to create products that meeting predetermined price goals
  • Assist in the determination of product pricing in relation to features offered and competitor pricing
  • Compile key business metrics and report on them to management
  • Manage the capital budgeting process, based on constraint analysis and discounted cash flow analysis
  • Create additional analyses and reports as requested by management
Other factors:
  • Process driven
  • Building business controls throughout the operation
  • High business management acumen
  • Analytical
  • Strategic thinker
  • Forward thinker
  • Team player
  • Dynamic
  • High level of integrity
Cost to company package commensurate with senior role!

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