Finance Manager – Distributor of Global Premium Alcohol brands (246 views)

Cape Town
November 2, 2018

A distributor of premium global alcohol brands in SA is seeking an experienced Finance Manager with 8 – 10 years’ experience. 

The role is based in Cape Town and reports to the Operations Director.

ROLE PURPOSE

  • Oversee the small finance team and be responsible for the financial health of the business
  • Produce financial reports and develop strategies based on financial research
  • Guide senior executives in making sound business decisions in the long and short term

REQUIREMENTS

  • Relevant Degree
  • 8 – 10 years’ experience in a financial role
  • Excellent mathematical skills
  • Strong leadership and management experience
  • Good understanding of data privacy standards
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Detail orientated
  • Analytical with good problem solving skills
  • Solid understanding of business principles and practices
  • Strong organisational and planning skills

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company, such as payroll, invoicing, aged receivables, and other transactions
  • Oversee financial department employees
  • Contract outside services for tax preparation, auditing, banking, investments, and other financial needs as necessary
  • Track the company’s financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
  • Ensure key customers are paid as per their trading terms
  • Manage relationships with all customers
  • Manage the advertising and promotional (A&P) budgets and spend
  • Seek out methods for minimising financial risk to the company
  • Provide insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making
  • Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports
  • Present financial reports to board members, stakeholders, executives, and clients in formal meetings
  • Stay up to date with technological advances and accounting software to be used for financial purposes
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and procedures for the company
  • Understand and adhere to financial regulations and legislation

SHOULD YOU NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE WITHIN 3 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR APPLICATION PLEASE TAKE IT THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.

Salary: Negotiable

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