Financial

Manager

Financial Manager

Qualifications

  • BCompt. Degree or similar
  • Valid driver’s license

Experience & Knowledge

  • 5 years relevant experience within the agricultural or export and import industry
  • Computer skills and extensive experience in Excel
  • Proficiency in financial software systems (Dynamics 365 Business Central is advantageous)
  • Cost accounting & standard cost principles essential
  • Forex handling
  • Financial Reporting

Characteristics

  • Strong leadership ability
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, i.e. prioritization key element
  • Energetic and disciplined
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail a pre-requisite
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Job Description

  • Lead and manage finance team to achieve required outcomes
  • Manage full creditors process
  • Manage full debtors process, including credit insurance
  • Manage full treasury function
  • SARB applications and monitoring of compliance
  • Onboarding of new customers and producers
  • Cashflow management
  • Contribute to compilation and monitoring of budgets
  • Monthly review and updating of standard costs, including reporting on over/under recoveries
  • Reporting on profitability including relevant analysis per commodity
  • Contribute to financial statement reporting as required
  • Identify and mitigate risks identified
  • Ensure compliance with export and import documentation and reporting requirements
  • Oversee accounting related to the division
  • Any other relevant accounting functions as required
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Remuneration

Market related, depending on experience and knowledge.

Applications

Please send your CV and cover letter, including salary expectation to Kindly ensure your subject includes the position you are applying for. If you have not received any feedback within two weeks, please accept that your applications were unsuccessful.

We serve four key groups across the diverse sector of fresh produce:

Fruit producers and retailers, both within South Africa and abroad. It’s a world of good produce, good people and good prices. An extensive, vast world which we navigate via committed one-on-one relationships, to offer personalised service and tailored solutions/shipments.

How can we help you?

Partner with us as we navigate the landscape together.

Danèl van Deventer

Commercial Manager

Trust between client and company is everything.”

Danél started out in the industry in 2010 and has been working her way up ever since. She began in logistics and now serves as a commercial manager, drawing from her in-depth understanding of the cost chain. Danél is passionate about figs and has been dedicated to the export of almost 70% of the South African fig offering for the past seven years.

Department: Management & Support
Market: Far East, Europe, United Kingdom, Canada, Middle East
Produce: Figs

“We are in no other business than the people business.”

Jaco is a born entrepreneur and has been trading fruit since the age of 12 when he started his first business. He has experience in all major business areas, including farming, handling, transport, logistics, IT, marketing operations, finance, management, international and domestic affairs. He is fluent in French and also has basic Spanish language skills.