Financial Manager (FMCG / Financial Function) – Cape Town, South Africa

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 18-10-2018
Reference Number: LUL_AP
Job Description:
The Client is a well-capitalised and fast-growing retail company that sells high end pet products. The company currently has 60 stores in South Africa.
The successful candidate will have responsibility for the Company’s financial function, be required to support and assist in key strategic decisions and report to the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Producing accurate monthly management accounts and distributing the results to the board of directors on time
  • Producing value added reporting to assist the executive team with decision making
  • Preparation of quarterly packs for the board of directors
  • Monitoring cash flow forecasts, expenses and cost controls
  • Manage the external audit and preparation of annual financial statements
  • Assist with the preparation of the budget and 3-year long range plans
  • Responsible for the system of internal controls and ensuring the stores comply with finance related company policies (e.g. banking, supplier vouchers and discounts)
  • Review of monthly payroll calculations and processing
  • Preparation and on-time submission of VAT and EMP declarations
  • Tax calculations and tax return reviews
  • Management of the finance team
  • Cross training with finance team members to ensure there is adequate cover when they take leave and continually developing team members
  • Financial assessment of new store openings and acquisitions including company valuations
  • Contribute and assist in other key strategic decisions of the business
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • CA with 3 to 5 years post articles experience
  • Articles completed with Big 4 firm preferred
  • Exceptional excel skills are a pre-requisite
  • Experience working in retail is advantageous
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent Position.
  • Market Related.
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Lukas Louw
Recruitment Associate
The CA Global Group
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