Looking for a Financial manager that will be responsible for the financial health of their organization. They will among other things be expected to produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of the organization. This role will be based in Umhlanga in Durban. The incumbent to the role will be required to travel from time to time
Responsibilities of the job include:
Formulate strategic and long-term business plans.
Collate, prepare and interpret reports, budgets, accounts and financial statements.
Monitor and interpret cash flows and predict future trends.
Develop financial models for business cases.
Research and report on factors influencing business financial performance.
Researching pricing, analyse competitors and market trends.
Controlling income, cash flow, balance sheet and expenditure for Group and subsidiaries.
Managing budgets for Group and subsidiaries.
Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
Overall management of the Company’s financial and management accounting, monitoring and reporting systems
Develop financial management systems, processes and policies that minimise financial risk.
First point of contact in liaising with internal and external auditors.
Carrying out business modelling and risk assessments
Develop external relationships with appropriate contacts.
Produce accurate financial reports, budgets and forecast to specific deadlines.
Supervise, train, manage and develop staff.
Update changes in financial regulations and legislation and ensure that the Company is compliant.
Managing the supply chain requirements for Group and subsidiary
General office management and administration
Liaising with managerial staff and other colleagues
good communication skills
Commercial and business awareness
Both written and verbal
Ability to stick to time constraints
A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
Qualifications and training required
A degree and 5 years’ experience in the financial field is required to gain a Finance Manager role. A degree in the following fields will prove particularly advantageous:
·Accountancy or Finance
·Management Postgraduate degrees in financial management would also be beneficial for candidates looking to advance their careers
Key skills for financial manager
·An analytical mind
·Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strongworking relationships
·Commercial and business awareness
·Good communication skills – both written and verbal
·A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data