Financial Manager

Our client, a multi-national organisation in the fruit industry, is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Financial Manager to join them. The role of the Finance Manager is to perform data analysis and advise the EXCO on profit-maximizing ideas. This further includes caring for the financial health of the business, produce financial reports, direct investment activities, develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of the business and providing financial intelligence and implementation support for the CFO.

Key performance areas:

  • Compiling budget
  • Verification & Authorisation
  • Calculating sales journals for farms
  • Managing Cost of Sales
  • Reconciling grower accounts & capturing CoS journals
  • Conducting month-end activities
  • Analysing & Reporting
  • Optimising system functionality
  • HR Management & Talent Optimisation of Finance Department


  • Grade 12 with a B.Comm or B. Accounting degree
  • 5 to 7 years integrated exposure in a financial management environment, preferably within agriculture
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modelling, leadership techniques and coordination of people and resources
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, precedents, government regulations and GAAP
  • General business acumen
  • Good computer skills (ERP systems and advanced Excel)
  • Detail and results focused
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Energetic and a self-starter


Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.