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Our listed client, is a supplier of an extensive range of quality products to many industries in Africa and the World.

Purpose of the role:

Responsibility for the Corporate Office finance function, including:

  • Corporate & financial reporting and accounting;
  • Taxation matters of the group;
  • Financial risk management, compliance, systems, processes and internal controls;
  • Digital, business intelligence and analytics;
  • Financial audits and assurance; and
  • Group accounts payable.

Minimum Qualifications required:

  • Qualified Accountant CA (SA).
  • Strong academic record of success.

Minimum experience required:

  • At least 5 years post-qualifying experience.
  • Management of Head Office finance / corporate accounting function in a medium to large corporate environment
  • People management and track record of leading change.
  • Strong technical accounting and taxation background and ability.
  • Up to date knowledge and application of IFRS, income tax and VAT.
  • Budgeting and forecasting.
  • Financial systems, processes and controls – demonstration of implementation and management of SoP’s, accounting manuals, internal control frameworks.
  • Financial reporting and consolidations – external and internal (including, financial presentations, AFS, integrated report).
  • Successful management of external / internal audit processes.

Preferred experience:

  • Listed Company experience.
  • Implementation, enhancement and upgrade of financial reporting, business intelligence & analytics, and ERP systems.
  • Digital leadership and automation.
  • Corporate action / equity raising / due diligence / acquisitions & disposals.
  • Financial Risk management and Treasury.


  • Corporate/Financial Reporting and Accounting:
    • Manage the external financial reporting of the group.
    • Manage the integrated reporting of the group.
  • Taxation:
    • Oversee taxation in the group
      • Income tax
      • VAT
      • Employees tax
      • Customs
      • Carbon tax
    • Lead the group’s Tax Risk Committee.
  • Compliance, Financial Statement Risk Management, Systems, Processes & Controls:
    • Lead the group’s financial statement risk management processes.
    • Oversight for group-wide internal financial controls.
    • Develop and maintain an internal financial control improvement plan, knowledge management and monitoring programme for the group.
    • Primary responsibility for financial regulatory compliance obligations.
    • Lead and participate in overall financial governance of the group.
    • Lead the group’s Finance Committee.
    • Participate in the group’s Audit Committee; primary responsibility for the preparation of committee papers and reports.
  • Digital Leadership, Business Intelligence and Analytics:
    • Oversight of the group’s financial reporting systems.
    • Lead the analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and upgrading of the group’s financial reporting systems.
    • Provide digital leadership in the financial function.
  • Financial Audits and Assurance:
    • Oversee the external financial audit process.
    • Key contributor to the group’s integrated assurance model.
  • Corporate Accounting Function:
    • Oversee the head office accounting function.
  • Budgeting and Cost Management:
    • Oversee budget process and develop functional budget (Operating and Capex).
    • Identify and manage cost improvement projects.
    • Monitor and authorise major costs.
  • Strategic Projects and other:
    • Contribute to strategic projects and business plans.
    • Assist in shareholder management activities.
    • Assist in acquisitions and disposals.
    • Advise on the accounting, tax, valuation and governance requirements and implications of BEE structures, share incentives.
  • People Engagement, Management and Development:
    • Organisational resources and structuring.
    • Assist with the recruitment and development of competent and motivated staff in the Corporate Accounting and Creditors departments.
    • Talent and performance management.

Key Attributes:

  • Strategic thinking.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Problem solving.
  • Judgement/decision making.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Building positive work relationships.
  • Communication.
  • Organisational awareness.
  • Achieving results.
  • Critical information seeking.
  • Taking accountability.
  • Proven financial experience in a manufacturing/plant operating environment.

Generous package for the right Executive level candidate.

Please note, if you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

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