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.


  • 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

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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