Financial Manager

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

Description

  • To ensure budgeted profit targets are met by planning, directing and coordinating financial support to the store operations team, with particular focus on improving operational efficiencies in the cost base and improving store profitability

     

    JOB OBJECTIVES:

    • To ensure store budgets are aligned with high level business objectives;
    • To ensure that store profit budgets are met through continuous engagement with store operations highlighting risks and opportunities to the divisions and stores and assisting with implementing corrective action;
    • To review store financial performance indicators to highlight exceptions that affect profit delivery and suggesting and implementing recommendations;
    • To drive the forecasting process to ensure detailed forecasts align with high level forecasts;
    • To ensure cost saving opportunities are identified, defined and delivered upon;
    • To perform pieces of analysis on any aspect of the income statement which will positively influence the performance of the divisions;
    • To review property feasibility proposals to ensure accuracy of information and assumptions made when required;

     

    Minimum requirements

     

    EDUCATION:

    • CA (SA) or CIMA or 5 years Retail Experience

    EXPERIENCE:

    • Minimum 5 years of relevant Finance experience, preferably in the Retail industry in a JSE Listed company

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

    • Highly analytical and very skilled individual
    • Excellent IT skills including advanced Excel, familiarity with any ERP system and business analysis tools (SQL, Tableau or Power BI a strong plus)
    • Good communication and presentation skills
    • Flexible and a team player
    • Must be self-motivated, self-directed and be able to work under pressure in a fast paced team environment
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