Financial Manager

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Location: eSwatini

Categories: Agriculture

On behalf of our client Tambankulu Estates, we invite applications from experienced, qualified and skilled candidates to apply for the position of Financial Manager. Tambankulu Estates is an agri-business that includes two agricultural estates astride the Black Umbuluzi River in north-eastern Eswatini, with 3,767ha of fully irrigated land. The Estates are run along modern agriculture business lines, employing high tech irrigation and Agric management systems.

Job Purpose
Leading and controlling the financial affairs of Tambankulu Estates in accordance with Accounting Standards and statutory legislation in order to maximise the profitability of the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the Finance Department Strategic Plan
  • Ensure that Tambankulu Estates complies with all IFRS and statutory reporting requirements
  • Contribute to innovative initiatives that will promote cost efficiency for the organisation
  • Review all aspects of Tambankulu Estate board packs and statutory AFS
  • Prepare the annual budget for Tambankulu Estates in conjunction with other members of the management team, and manage same
  • Actively liaise with external auditors and, respective financial services regulatory and statutory bodies as appropriate
  • Periodically report to the Board of Directors and its subcommittees, as well as management committees as appropriate
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversee IT systems and processes
  • Develop and implement appropriate financial control measures to secure all assets and investments
  • Coach the finance team, keeping the team adequately motivated and engaged, and competent in all aspects of finance and accounting Qualification and Experience

Qualification and Experience

— Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
— Chartered Accountant with 8 years’ management experience
— Experience working with IFRS
— Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, budgeting, control, and reporting

Desired Competencies     

— Well established leadership ability and emotional intelligence

— Strong analytical skills

— Good professional judgment and decision-making skills

— Strong knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics

— High levels of integrity and confidentiality

— Well established communication and negotiations skills

Applications for this position are now closed