Sep 24, 2019

General finance Manager

  • The Team Recruitment Company (Pty) Ltd
Full time Management

Job Description

Our client in the Agricultural sector is looking for a General Manager to oversee all staff, budgets and operations of the local business unit.

Purpose of the position:

General Manager responsibilities include formulating overall strategy, managing people and establishing policies. To be successful in this role, you should be a thoughtful leader and a confident decision-maker, helping our people develop and be productive, while ensuring our profits are on the rise.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations.
  • Lead the finance team.
  • Provide commercial and financial advice to the business and the Board that takes into account financial best practice.
  • Prepare and implement long and short-term financial plans, budgets and capital expenditure programs; and recommend pricing structures, financial management policy, asset utilization and investment strategics to achieve business objectives.
  • Manage the integrated management reporting system which provides data for decision-making which will ensure that business objectives are met.
  • Ensure random checks are carried out to monitor the system functions.
  • Provide a rolling cash flow forecast for review by Management on a monthly basis.
  • Handle company share transactions such as, issuing new shares, arranging for the payment of dividends and observing legal requirements.
  • Liaise with auditors, lawyers, tax advisers, bankers and shareholders; attend meetings and represent the company.
  • Make sure the company meets its compliance obligations under relevant laws and the requirements of regulatory authorities.
  • Manage the commercial aspects of new and existing business contracts.
  • Conduct regular reviews of business contracts to ensure supplier obligations are being met and the company is receiving maximum value from the contracts.
  • Identify new business opportunities for the company and lead the preparation of business cases for presentation to Senior Management
  • Using exceptional communication and influencing skills to develop and maintain high level stakeholder relationships.
  • Manage the HR function within the organisation.
  • To inculcate work culture which has positive outlook and less scope for conflicts and in case of conflicts, resolution without affecting the work culture.
  • To assign responsibilities to the executives and staffs according to their skills and capabilities.
  • Oversee the management of the company’s information technology systems.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Accounting/Finance and CA/ACCA (or equivalent). Must be RA.
  • Minimum 5-8 years post qualification experience in budgeting, corporate planning, financial management, accounting, procurement and contracting, internal audit, etc.

Competencies

  • Knowledge of and experience in the Agricultural industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in both a commercial and finance background with a proven track record in business transformation, providing strategic commercial and financial guidance to senior management, the Board and shareholders/stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability in strategic business management including: preparation and implementation of finance strategy, risk management policy, business plans, budgets and financial reports.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including proven ability to develop and maintain strong and trusting relationships with multiple stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team through change with a focus on maintaining a positive culture, promoting innovation and delivering continuous improvement.
  • High level computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and data base applications.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and initiative.
  • Behavior that positively demonstrates the company’s values of respect, teamwork integrity, excellence and responsibility.
  • Hold a current Eswatini driver’s licence

Please submit your resumes and certified documents and certificates to theteam@realnet.co.sz

Deadline Is the 30 of September 2019.

Please be advised that if you do not receive any response two weeks after deadline, consider your application NOT SUCCESSFUL


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