Financial Manager (Ref: SMFM)
Remuneration: Market Related (With Benefits)

Position in the Financial sector in Witbank - Mpumalanga
Posted On Wednesday 22 May 2019
Job Description:

Excellent opportunity, based in Witbank, for an International Engineering concern for a Financial Manager to manage all financial Affairs of the Business Unit.

Please email applications to

Main job function

Coordinates and controls all accounting and asset management functions

Performs all functions of cash management. Included but not limited to: Analyzing and approving vendor invoices, overseeing employee expense reporting, properly coding all expenditures, establish credit and collection policies and procedures and investing Company funds

Prepares and analyzes financial reports and interprets operating results as they affect the Business Unit and makes recommendations which will reduce costs and improve operating profit. Provides financial reporting assistance to staff and other departments upon request

Prepares, maintains, and analyzes Business Unit budgets and monitors actual financial performance against such budgets and prior years. Provides budget assistance to all supporting functions and Corporate Office

Prepares, reports, and provides analysis on financial statements, sales activities, margins, variances, operating expenses, and working capital

Manages employees in financial management including recruitment of qualified personnel, performance management, scheduling, corrective action, etc.

Responsible for proper valuation, controls, and reporting of all inventory both kept at site as well as offsite

Prepares and manages monthly reconciliations of accounting records

Manages and participates in the financial year-end close

Coordinates annual audit and prepares work papers, schedules and supplementary information as required

Attends Company and industry-related meetings, as required

Prepares reports as required

Establishes individual and team goals that are aligned with Company’s business strategies and objectives

Functions as a contributing member of the department's team and other teams, as assigned

Assists the department in the accomplishment of the team's goals

Assists employees in the development of their individual goals and monitors their performance towards the accomplishments of those goals, ensures individual's goals are aligned with the business strategy of the company

Performs other duties as assigned

Directs the interpretation and application of established human resources policies throughout the Business Unit

Manages business risk (insurance policy, annual renewal, etc.)


Hons degree in accounting or equivalent - Articles desirable

Minimum of 4 years in a Financial Management role

Compliance with Company policies, procedures and expectations

Sound management of the financial assets of the Company

Financial controls and Reporting

Positive relationships with the Company's bankers, attorneys and auditors

Exceptional oral and written communicative skills

Excellent time management and organizational skills

High level of proficiency in effectively managing others for high performance

Interpersonal relationships that encourage openness, candor and trust, both internally and externally

Establishment of sound long-range planning, implementation of strategies and processes to achieve goals

Accurate and timely completion of projects and/or reports

Effective delegation to and adequate training of employees

Initiative and creative thinking in decision-making and problem resolution situations and in the performance of job duties

Successful performance of assigned duties with frequent interruptions and time pressures

Successful performance of assigned duties within a team environment

Maintenance of Company information in a confidential manner

Successful performance

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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