FINANCIAL DIRECTOR - ZIMCO Group (PTY) Ltd, Johannesburg South

  • Johannesburg South
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Manufacturing
  • Posted by ZIMCO Group (PTY) Ltd on Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  • Reference: Fin
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 22 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: ZIMCO Group (PTY) Ltd

SYNOPSIS: Dutton Plastics Engineering is a major producer of, among other things, high quality Plumbing Products [cisterns, toilet seats, traps, wastes and mechanisms] and Packaging Products [Spray through Aerosol and dust caps including Actuators]  and is based at Alrode industrial area in Alberton, some 22km south east of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province. It employs ±250 permanent employees nationally with branches at Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.


To professionally manage the Financial Department.

     To plan, direct, manage and develop all aspects relating to financial planning and control within the company to ensure the long-term financial viability of these investments in terms of group financial goals.

     To maintain financial and physical control over all company assets and liabilities in accordance with legal requirements, group policy and generally accepted accounting practice (GAAP).

     To oversee the continuous improvement in the finance function and ensure a consistent approach to all financial issues within the group.

     To ensure equitable employment practices and good industrial relations and to provide a healthy and safe working environment in accordance with statutory requirements and group policy and procedure in accordance with the company budget and strategic intend, so that the overall profitability of the company which operates from the manufacturing plant in Alrode will be enhanced

Reports to: Managing Director

Required Skills

  • management skills : 5 to 6 years
  • ca : 10 years or more

Candidate Requirements

1.     Education:     Grade 12

2.     Qualification: CA (SA)

3.  Experience : 5 – 10 years experience at senior financial management level in manufacturing environment, and 5 years experience in the implementation, development and maintenance of information systems (preferably ERP systems e.g. Syspro, etc.), and 5+ years credit management experience, commodity risk hedging experience

4.  Other : Analytical thinker with strong leadership & management qualities and be experience in other business disciplines with ethical and confidentiality skills

This position reports to: Managing Director Apply before Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 22 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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About ZIMCO Group (PTY) Ltd

The Zimco Group, a R1 billion-a-year business, is South Africa's leading producer of Industrial and Base minerals, a major producer and supplier of Zinc, Lead, Aluminium Metal and Alloys, related chemicals and engineering plastics. Zimco was purchased by Eco-Bat Technologies Limited in March 1999. Eco-Bat Technologies Limited is the parent company for a group of companies engaged in the smelting, manufacturing and marketing of lead and lead products, with operations in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Austria and the USA.

Divisions of the Zimco Group can currently be split into three broad product-related divisions, namely Plastics, Industrial Materials and Metals. The Group is well placed through its operations to respond to customers' needs for quality materials and components. Advanced technology permits the group to focus on import replacement as well as establishing avenues for increased exports.

The policy of developing profitable growth through the improvement of existing businesses, new product lines, the benefication of existing product lines and increased export trade has enabled the Zimco Group to remain competitive. All strategic opportunities to grow the Group are evaluated in order to ascertain whether these conform with long term corporate goals.