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Financial Executive, KZN Operations
Industrial Manufacturing Organisation
Durban

Company Background:

The KwaZulu-Natal operations consist of several manufacturing facilities with a combined turnover in the region of R400 million and a total of approximately 3 000 employees.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, KwaZulu-Natal Operations, the Financial Executive will be responsible for overseeing the financial function of a division consisting of three recently merged entities. The entities currently have separate systems and procedures and a key aspect of the role will be to introduce standardised financial systems and disciplines and restructure the financial function, while working closely with the Chief Executive Officer on strategy and business process to play a vital part in effecting a turnaround of the operations. Manage a staff complement in excess of 30 people.

Key Attributes Required:

  • Must be a graduate with ideally a Chartered Accountant (CA) or Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification.
  • At least ten years' post qualifying experience in an industrial manufacturing organisation.
  • Must have led or have been the second-in-charge of a financial function at group or divisional level.
  • A thorough understanding of manufacturing costing systems and how they fit into the overall accounting system.
  • Experience of operating in a turnaround operation would be highly advantageous