Financial Manager

at Parmalat
Location Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 10, 2019
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Parmalat Africa is part of the French international dairy company Lactalis and is one of the major players in the Southern African dairy industry. It has operations in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Swaziland and Mozambique.
Parmalat SA (Pty) Ltd is already a leader in dairy-based food and beverage products in Southern Africa. Parmalat SA, as part of the Parmalat Group, aims to be a market leader for high value-added functional foods; milk and dairy products; and fruit-based beverages in South Africa as well as in Zambia, Mozambique, Swaziland and Botswana. This exciting career opportunity will enable you to apply your business acumen to ensure that the company achieves this challenging objective in South Africa.
Required Skills *Minimum B Compt or equivalent
*At least 3 year post qualification experience as a financial manager in a manufacturing/production environment
*Proven track record in financial management, systems implementation and controls
*A resilient individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Customer oriented, assertiveness and problem-solving skills
*Result driven, business acumen and good decision-making as well as strong leadership skills
*Accuracy and attention to detail
*Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
*Advanced MS Excel skills.
Duties & Responsibilities *People management: recruitment and development as well as performance and wellbeing
*Fixed asset administration
*Financial costing
*Management accounts
*Internal control: Ensure that effective internal control procedures are in place on all the financial functions: stock control, purchase price variance, assets and creditors
*Ensure that the plant complies with all the statutory requirements
Internal Audit: Analyse feedback from the external auditors on controls, procedures and general accepted accounting principles
*All internal processes to be documented and review on a continual basis
Budget, forecasting and actual reporting: Complete monthly / weekly reports accurately and timely for plant meetings and head office submission
Treasury / Risk: Ensure EFT uploads are done timely, accurately and according to financial calendar submitted by head office.
*Adherence to payment terms as set-out by head office
*Administrative control of the Factory Shop on stock take, cash control, reconcile suspense account and insure that margins are maintained control accounts are reconcile with supporting documentation
*Manage the Finance, Dry stores and Factory Shop departments
*Control of incoming milk processing
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