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Trainee Divisional Financial Manager CA(SA)

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Job Description

Industry:  Retail (FMCG)


  • CA(SA) with at least 2 years post article experience, preferably in an FMCG environment;
  • Self-starter who is willing to get involved in detail;
  • Interest in all operational aspects of business;
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills;
  • SAP experience preferable;
  • Must be willing to work Saturdays


Duties will include:

  • Assist in ensuring Financial administration in all branches and at divisional office;
  • Maintain reliable, timely and informative financial data for decision making purposes;
  • Implementation and maintenance of an effective and sound internal control and risk management environment;
  • Driving improvements in current processes (administrative and operational);
  • Review of the month end and year end accounts.
  • Reconcile all stock take results for the division.
  • Liaise with both internal and external auditors
  • Maintain weekly financial dashboard and follow up and investigate exceptions.
  • Compiling the monthly management pack to the board of directors, including operational commentary and in-depth analysis of financial and operational information;
  • Perform viability studies on expansion programmes and new stores;
  • Negotiate service level agreements and pricing with various suppliers;
  • Manage and implement cost curtailment and profit improvement initiatives;
  • Review and control Capital expenditure;
  • Management of stock as well as Fixed Assets;
  • Provide operational support;
  • Manage the total budgeting and forecasting processes;
  • High level of Emotional Intelligence as there is interaction with various senior directors including the Group FD and Group CEO.
  • Involved in the Operations in the division.
  • Various administrative as well as ad-hoc analysis and functions


Well structured remuneration package is on offer.