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Senior Financial Manager – Amaro Foods / Cape Town

Senior Financial Manager – Amaro Foods / Cape Town

We are looking for an analytical, passionate and meticulous individual to join the Finance Team at our Amaro Foods Central Office, Epping.


Responsible for supporting financial leadership in driving and managing the Company’s finances in line with overall Group Company strategic objectives.

Key Performance Outputs

  • Identify and report financial irregularities and potential problems are reported to the Finance Executive.
  • Maintain an up-to-date general ledger.
  • Prepare and sign off periodic financial statements including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and obtain input and commentary on performance, progress and reasons for variances.
  • Prepare and distribute all reports required from Libstar on time.
  • Adhere to all SOP’s, policies and procedures
  • Implement corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal control
  • Keep to and meet all deadlines or due dates.
  • Ensure that an orderly accounting filing system for all documents is maintained and updated
  • Perform investigations regarding effectiveness and/or efficiencies within the Accounts – Department and branches and formulate proposals for improvement.
  • Review the management and implementation of the costing and pricing and ensure Customer/Supplier Contracts and ensure efficiency.
  • Ensure the finance department runs efficiently and as planned.
  • Maintain a project list that is delegated and on track to meet their deadlines.
  • Compare Project Feasibility to Actual Outcome to identify short comings and achievements.
  • Responsible for financial compliance with SARS and their respective requirements.
  • Manage the audit process, ensuring sound financial practice at all times.
  • Identify and research financial information for audit purposes and financial reporting.
  • Comply with the necessary Occupational Health and Safety requirements.
  • Assist with the development of Company Policy and Company Financial Strategic Plans
  • Provide input to key strategic decisions and formulation of business strategies and input to improve business performance.
  • Responsible for providing leadership, direction and management of the finance team/s.
  • Implement and maintain the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting within the Company.
  • Ensure effective communication with the Board Members on the financial forecasts and operating revenue.
  • Advise on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions.
  • Provide assistance and advice to departments and staff regarding general budgeting and financial reporting needs, including business plans, costing and pricing proposals, etc.
  • Manage and assist with the preparation, consolidation and review of strategy, plans and budgets for the division and each branch (Operational and Capex).
  • Assist with the training within the company in relation to financial responsibilities, both on- the-job and through participation in workshops and discussion groups.
  • Coach non-financial managers on interpreting and communicating financial data.
  • Manage the Financial team/s ensuring fair allocation of workload.
  • Manage the delivery of operational activities of staff.
  • Provide input and feedback from performance reviews and assist in improving staff’s performance.
  • Schedule staff leave and maintain staff records.
  • Supervise, teach and motivate the team.
  • Take responsibility for staff work, induction and on-job training.

Technical Skills and Experience

  • Post graduate CA (SA) degree compulsory
  • BCOM degree
  • 8-10 years’ experience as a Financial Manager
  • FMCG experience advantageous
  • Syspro experience
  • BI (Business Intelligence) experience

Application and Enquiries

To be considered, please apply with a copy of your most recent CV to by 19th July 2024. Please quote the following reference number on your application in the subject line: AMASFM001
Successful applicants shall receive communication from the Human Capital Office by 31st July 2024. If no communication is received to this regard, please consider your application as unsuccessful. The position will be filled in line with Amaro Foods Employment Equity Policy and plan.

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Senior Financial Manager – Amaro Foods / Cape Town

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