Finance Manager - 13055

Job No:  13060
Finance Manager
Location:  Meyerton Mill
Salary:  R 65 000 - R 85 000 Per Month

Role Purpose and Contribution:

Plan, organise, direct and coordinate financial procedures, interventions and programs aimed at optimizing mill profitability and adherence to good corporate governance, while providing timely and relevant management reports to assess mill performance and aid in decision making. You will have 5 direct reports and 17 indirect reports. Reporting to the General Manager

Experience in the manufacturing industry is essential. With reporting from the moment the raw material is ordered, received, converted; to the warehouse, to Client/Sales.
This role supports the strategy by:

Aiding in decision making by providing accurate, credible and useful information and analysis to inform effective strategy decisions and course of action.

Contribute to the leadership of the mill by partnering with the business and providing proactive advice, support and by providing effective on-going monitoring of performance against strategic goals.

This role interacts with the following key people:

  • Directors
  • General managers
  • Financial managers
  • Marketing managers
  • Line managers
  • Key customers both internal and external
  • Internal and external stakeholders


Sound understanding of accounting standards and principles, specifically International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Relevant legislation, including but not limited to:

  • Companies Act
  • Taxation Act
  • VAT Act
  • Accounting to Balance sheet publication
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Detailed understanding and knowledge of the SAP modules, particularly the SAP-FI & CO module
  • Knowledge of maize industry would be advantageous
  • Foreign Currency markets & instruments
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Risk Model
  • Insurance policy and claims legislation and terms
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Performance managements systems
  • Financial Management Measurement systems


  • A minimum of 3 years in senior financial management position.
  • Relevant or similar industry experience will be advantageous

A full job description will be made available to short listed candidates