Posted by Blue Recruiting on Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Expires 31-07-2019

Group FM /CFO designate

Location: Eastern Cape, South Africa
Sector: Forestry, General
Contract Type: Permanent

Job description

A Timber Group based in the Eastern Cape, is seeking to employ a suitably qualified and experienced financial manager / CFO-designate to manage all aspects of the financial, accounting, tax and administrative operations of the group. Reporting initially to the current financial director the successful candidate will assume the role of CFO when the current incumbent retires in 2 years’ time.  The CFO will form an integral part of the group’s executive management team. 

Minimum requirements are:

         - Lead, manage and motivate people
         - Communicate well at all level levels of the organization
         - Maintain effective relationships with persons from different cultures 
         - Be self-motivated
         - Be authoritative 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Accounting department management - 5 direct reports, 11 indirect
  2. Group financial accounting & reporting - 10 companies, 2 consolidations – IFRS-SME
  3. Group management accounting & reporting – 3 major divisions, 3 minor
  4. Group financial management
  5. Group tax management
  6. Treasury management
  7. Internal audit and accounting compliance
  8. Payroll department management
  9. Group ICT management
  10. Liaison with Legal Services, Risk (insurance) & HR
  11. Governance - Board & Shareholders
  12. Compliance - accounting, tax and payroll legislation, and Companies Act
  13. Pension & provident fund manco member (or chairman)


Remuneration will be commensurate with the experience of the successful candidate.

Closing date for applications: 31 July 2019

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