Head of Finance for an FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company
Our client, an FMCG is sourcing for a Head of Finance to oversee all financial aspects of the business and drive the company’s financial strategy and planning.
This individual will be responsible for assessing the financial performance of the company as well as possible risks and investments and ensure the use capital and resources beneficially.
Establish long and short term financial strategy and plan for the Company
Establish and Prepare key financial reports, ensuring that company financial statements are prepared monthly;
conform to relevant statutory regulations and show true and fair view of the business position
Excellence Knowledge and Experience with Sage Pastel
Liaise with banks, external auditors, tax consultants and government authority in relations to accounting issues, licenses and taxes.
Develop the corporate financing strategy and manage relationships with banks, partners and investors.
Develop strategies for working capital management, ensuring adequate liquidity to support business growth
targets as well as timely settlement of payables and collection of receivables.
Develop robust internal controls systems within the organization to limit risks and reduce the company’s exposure to financial and business risks.
Lead revenue, cost and profit forecast for the business, ensuring that processes are in place deliver top-line and bottom-line target.
Lead Analysis to support profitable growth / expansion of the business across key trade channels.
Lead loss elimination efforts to identify and eliminate operational inefficiencies / waste.
Lead monthly reconciliation of Revenue and Cost variance to understand key drivers and developing plans to close any gaps
Coordinate all activities between the HO and branch finance functions.
Qualification & Experience
Bachelor’s in Accounting or relevant discipline
A Master’s degree in finance will be an added advantage
Min 5 years’ experience in Finance in an FMCG or FMCG distributor Organization
High level Leadership, Ownership, assertiveness and proactivity
Very strong Influence & Rapport skills
Self-driven and proactive
Must be flexible / open to change.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
QUALIFIED candidates should urgently send CVs to using the job role Head of Finance as subject of the mail.