19 Mar '20
Financial Manager

Finance, Gauteng JHB - Northern Suburbs

R 800 000 - R 1000000 Monthly

A huge company based in the North of Johannesburg is looking for a Financial Manager. The ideal candidate must have Financial Management experience within Sub-Saharan Africa, from either FMCG, Retail, Manufacturing or Distribution.


  • Completed CA(SA) or CIMA is a minimum requirement 
  • 6 - 8 years experience with experience in Management (current role has 2 staff reporting into the role)
  • Experience working on SAP would be advanatageous 
  • Must have related industry exposure from either FMCG, Retail, Manufacturing or Distribution
  • Experience within Sub-Saharan Africa, from a multinational organisation is a minimum requirement 

Role includes:

  • Strategy Planning, Budgeting, Estimate Process
  • Business Development 
  • Business Partnering 
  • Full Financial Accounting (Financial Management and Accounting)
  • Commercial & Financial Reporting 
  • Sales/ Commercial Analysis 
  • Commercial Awareness Capabilities
  • Management and Leadership

Position Summary:

  • The role is responsible for all elements of the SSA strategy creation, development and deployment from the finance/commercial support standpoint
  • The role steers, controls and tracks the SSA affiliate financial performance and position
  • Preparing all SSA affiliate financial reports while providing insights and other information allowing senior management to make informed business decisions and thereby improving the affiliate’s ability to deliver the annual Plan net sales and NOP and other KPIs, so SSA can also deliver the submitted and approved SSA 3 year long range plan with the region.
  • This role works closely with the brand teams, customer services team, local and regional finance teams and senior management and fulfils a business partnering role with the aim of creating and adding value, ensuring financial viability and ROI of initiatives. 
  • The role supports the SSA Country Manager , working closely day to day on the different SSA market complexities, as an expert advisor
  • Ensure compliance with all company accounting policies, financial business processes while developing local procedures and policies
  • Ensuring adequate Internal audits and clean external audits by creating an environment of sound financial control and best practice
  • Strong reporting and analytical positioning in the business to allow for value add reporting and opportunity and trend identification and recommendation.
  • Collaborate and consolidate brand reporting to a consolidated business view while understanding the underlying brand drivers.
  • Drive, guide, support, encourage, cultivate strong individual and collaborative team performance and business delivery

 Please email your CV to kavita@smithgarb.co.za or call Kavita on 011 315 9900 for more information. 

Ad Visible Until: 20 April 2020
Ref: JHB005503/KM

Vacancy Type: Permanent