Financial Manager

  • Permanent
  • Ref #98200MDL
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

Well-Established Manufacturing Company

Job Description

This Finance Manager position for a Manufacturing company reports to the Finance Director and is a challenging role with lots of scope & opportunity to show your abilities & make a difference.

You will be managing the financial support function for each business unit. To provide on time and accurate financial reporting to allow for appropriate business decisions making and to manage issues arising from financial performance deviations. To ensure adherence to sound corporate governance practices, compliance with statutory financial legislation and enhance financial performance based on continuous improvement processes.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Perform and/or verify internal and external reporting.
  • Financial performance forecast current and following month (Flash reporting)
  • Daily cash flow reporting
  • Capex with cash flow schedule (projected for the project’s period)
  • Rolling cash flow forecast (incl. CAPEX)
  • Bi-monthly stock holding report
  • Executive Detail and Summary Report
  • Trading Accounts by product grouping (Leslie Mill only)
  • Product Downgrade Report (GM review then sent to FD and MD prior to finalising stock balancing)
  • Site Gain Report (GM review then sent to FD and MD prior to finalising stock balancing)
  • Financial Audit and Stock File
  • Site Innovation Report
  • Budget Booklets
  • Base Price Report
  • Carbon footprint report
  • Ensure the following reports are created, validated and displayed in the relevant areas:
  • Green Area Graphs
  • Ensure root cause analysis, action plan compilation and tracking and controlling of all non-conformances in the prescribed format
  • Collate and review all actual results with budget in system for accuracy.
  • Perform reviews of actual results compared to budget – including management analysis split between staff, system, process, controllable, non-controllable and semi-controllable.
  • Present to GM, FD and CEO. Distribute copy of actual results compared to budget including above mentioned detail to Head Office on a monthly basis, including action plans.”
  • Ensure completion of month-end audit file including supporting documentation and sign-off on the completeness and accuracy thereof.
  • Ensure self-assessment on functional audit and rating is correct.
  • To ensure that there is compliance to IFRS, statutory legislation and company policy and procedures.
  • Ensure management of all fixed assets including:
  • Ensure all assets in use capitalized in the month following commissioning and/or use of asset
  • Ensure depreciation rate used in the fixed asset register is aligned with annual financial statement declaration
  • Ensure depreciation amount in income statement correct
  • Perform annual verification of all assets in fixed asset register
  • Ensure all asset movements are updated in asset register with a month of movement
  • Ensure no assets leave the site without transfer or disposal documents
  • Ensure any impaired assets have impairment test and revalued
  • Reconcile fixed asset register to GL
  • Reconcile profit and loss on disposal of asset to proceeds and nett book value of asset
  • Fixed asset items are referenced to PLC where applicable
  • Ensure monthly capital expenditure schedules are reconciled to GL.
  • Perform a post implementation rate of return report for all projects 1 year after project commissioning.
  • Compliance to SMETA (Business Ethics, HR compliance)


  • BComm Finance Degree
  • Completed Articles


You will have at least 3 years' post-article experience within a Manufacturing environment and have:

  • Good verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Problem Solving, Numerical, Analytical and Computer skills.
  • Good understanding of commercial and business awareness
  • Negotiation and ability to influence and manage staff and external parties
  • Honesty and ethical behaviour.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work at speed and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure, assertive, proactive.
  • Internal and external customer service orientated.

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