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Employer: AVI Limited

Part of the AVI Limited group of companies and based in Cape Town, I&J is a vertically integrated business, largely reliant on the performance of its trawling operation for securing the primary raw material, Cape Hake, but is also inclusive of the I&J Danger Point Abalone Farm.

The farm is located along the coast of Gansbaai (Overberg Region) and involves a team who have integrated the world’s most advanced aquaculture systems to perfect the technique of growing prime abalone.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Chartered Accountant to take on the role of Operational Finance Manager of the rapidly expanding Aquaculture Division.

Working with the management team, the Operational Finance Manager will contribute to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices. This position will also interact with the I&J Executives for all profit, financial and risk issues.

NOTE: This role is in Gansbaai (40kms from Hermanus / 200kms from Cape Town). Please only apply if willing to relocate to the Hermanus/Gansbaai area)

Candidate Requirements

Duties include:

  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies -- specifically, management reporting, information flow, business process and organizational planning.
  • Financial governance, including planning, systems and controls.
  • Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services (IT and Finance), through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions.
  • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including initiatives geared toward operational excellence.
  • Management of procurement and contracts with third party suppliers.
  • Coordinate and manage the compliance to all required legislation.
  • Evaluate product profitability for optimum strategic returns.
  • Payroll management and long term forecasts and potentially engage.
  • Presentation of monthly Operational Reviews and other regular meetings with I&J Execs. Including presentations to the parent company.
  • Supervise and coach Danger Point Accountant.
  • Develop and manage annual budget.
  • Oversee monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of organization's financial performance against budget, financial and operational goals. Oversee short and long-term financial and managerial reporting.
  • Managing day to day processing of accounts receivable and payable using SAP, producing reports as requested.
  • Propose cost models for the complex harvest – time to grow vs finished product cost
  • Negotiating and managing long term contracts such as transport , feed , fuel , electricity
  • Prepare Capital Investment documents and motivations, secure appropriate quotes and question the service offering.
  • Prepare and coordinate the information requirements for the annual audit.

Experience, Qualifications and Skills required:

  • Post article experience gained in a commercial environment or a similar role within the FMGC industry
  • Advance Excel
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • SAP FI / CO Module
  • Knowledge of financial processes
  • Knowledge of Income tax and VAT Acts
Required Skills
budget management
contract management
financial reporting
tax law
annual reporting
Financial controls
This position reports to: Financial Director Apply before Friday, July 27, 2018 - 9 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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