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Date Added: Wed 27/03/2024

Finance & Operational Manager (Expat)

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: 10000.0000 / monthly

Our client is looking for a Finance & Operational Manager (Expat) to join their team. The fundamental purpose of the position is to ensure that the operation maintains accurate and professional financial and stock records. The Finance & Operational Manager is responsible for tracking cash flow, financial planning and analysing the company's financial and operational strengths and weaknesses, and proposing strategic directions.


  • Oversee the financial operations of an organization.

  • Advise on investment plans, monitor the company's finances and produce financial reports.

  • Work closely with management to develop and implement strategies and plans to achieve the company's long-term objectives.

  • Ensure statutory reporting and tax compliance.

  • Monitor and report on the company trading and cash positions

  • Overseeing the logistics involved in the business and general guidance on day-to-day operational activities. Our operational and reporting deadlines for the finance department are as follows:

  • Daily:

  • Stock in all locations

  • Sales in all locations

  • Credit control across all locations

  • Weekly :

  • Reconciled reports to be circulated to suppliers.

  • Provide weekly sales data for weekly sales report (total sales by product and channel, week, mtd and ytd)

  • Reconciled stock position (opening stock + purchases-sales-damages)

  • Reconciled Working capital position including Customer and Supplier Ageing report

  • Cash recon prior to reissuance and restocking. 6. Initiating and tracking of supplier payments

  • Monthly

  • Management accounts by no later than the 15th of each month

  • 4th - Provide Monthly Sales Data for Monthly Sales Report (Total sales by product and channel, month and ytd)

  • 8th -Audited Stock Position

  • 8th - Customer and Supplier Ageing report

  • 8th -Cash Recon

Key Skills:

  • Strong financial acumen and the ability to analyze financial data to make informed decisions.

  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.

  • Proficient in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Agricultural Economics, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in a financial and operational management role, preferably in the farming or agricultural sector.

  • Knowledge of the agricultural industry and its regulatory environment.

  • Familiarity with agricultural practices, technologies, and sustainability measures is highly desirable.

  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., CPA, CMA) is an advantage.

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