Divisional Finance Admin Manager

at Clicks
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2020
Category Accounting Finance Jobs
Job Type Full-time


Job Objectives

·        To co-ordinate and plan the division’s annual budget as well as forecasts within the agreed business objectives to ensure the division meets its annual financial performance.

·        To compile the division’s monthly financial statements and business review reports, clearly indicating deviations to targets and drive investigations and appropriate actions needed to be taken by the operational managers.

·        To manage and control locum invoicing and payments for the division.

·        To monitor divisional performance, identify and analyse trends and report on weekly performance and drive appropriate actions through operational managers.

·        To manage and drive weekly scorecard meetings to ensure continuous improvement.

·        To identify profitable business opportunities and drive cost saving initiatives in the division.

·        To ensure compliance to financial policies and procedures, thereby ensuring compliance with internal controls and reducing risk within the division together with satisfying the internal and external auditors’ recommendations.

·        To ensure that the financial viability of projects within the division is aligned to business objectives by ensuring the return on investment for capex is achieved.

·        To equip operational managers with the understanding and knowledge of financial statements and principles in order to ensure that management can make sound business decisions.

·        To manage the financial administrative functions within the division, ensuring compliance with legislation and business policies and procedures and financial controls.

·        To effectively engage, persuade and influence stakeholders to improve divisional profitability.

·        To be the customer’s first choice health and beauty retailer by living and driving the company values.

·        To drive reduction in divisional shrinkage and waste


Minimum requirements


Education and Experience Requirements:

·        Essential: CIMA, B.Com (Finance or Accounting) or B. Compt

·        Minimum 5 years’ experience heading up a sizable finance function as a management accountant

·        At least 3 years’ experience in a financial managerial role

·        Minimum 3 years exposure within the retail or FMCG industry

·        Minimum 3 year exposure to staff management and working with and influencing stakeholders

·        Desirable: Exposure to SAP, SCM and MMS

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