Financial Planning & Analysis Executive - Tongaat Hulett Sugar, KwaZulu-Natal

  • KwaZulu-Natal
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Manufacturing
  • Posted by Tongaat Hulett Sugar on Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Reference: Financial Planning & Analysis Executive
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Monday, November 18, 2019 - 3 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Tongaat Hulett Sugar


Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Financial Planning & Analysis Executive is responsible for all aspects of management and financial reporting for Tongaat Hulett


Management reporting activities will include at least the following:

  • Responsible for the Company’s budgeting and forecasting process and requirements.
  • Responsible for the Company’s monthly reporting process and requirements.
  • Responsible for the financial component of the Company’s strategy process and requirements.
  • Track delivery of the year-end operating profit numbers agreed with EXCO.
  • Control of capital expenditure relative to approved budget.
  • Review of working capital performance against budget and forecasts.
  • Facilitate the implementation of value-added initiatives and analysis to enhance business performance (e.g. cost reduction initiatives, cost per ton benchmarking, factory profitability).
  • Coordination, attendance and contribution to business performance reviews via the Operations Committee (EXCO) for each of the Company’s operations.
  • Review of business processes and the corporate calendar to ensure efficient financial processes and the availability of timely information on business performance.










Financial reporting such as:                                   

  • Ensure all business entities have implemented effective internal controls and ensure that all audit findings have been appropriately addressed.
  • Perform the annual impairment review of the goodwill attributed to the Company.



Systems & Projects include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance of the standard chart of accounts.
  • Implement tools to support the generation of business insights by finance.
  • Focus on automation of manual processes and streamlining of reporting deliverables and requirements.




  • Cross-functional and cross-business collaboration on company initiatives and projects.
  • Engage with Company Executive and Operational management on business performance.
  • Work with external consultants and third party suppliers to deliver on projects.
  • Attend to all queries from Company Executive and management in a timely and efficient manner.



Candidate Requirements


  • CA(SA)
  • 5 to 8 years financial and management reporting experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience on all aspects of management and financial reporting in SAP
  • Good understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards and consolidations
  • Strong business acumen
  • Problem solving
  • Highly developed communication and presentation skills
  • High proficiency on the Microsoft office suite
  • Analytical and detail-orientated
  • Self-starter and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Continuous improvement
  • Process and systems orientation
  • Excellent time management skills with strict adherence to deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure




This position reports to: Chief Financial Officer Apply before Monday, November 18, 2019 - 3 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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