Finance And Risk Manager

Finance And Risk Manager


Finance And Risk Manager

Details of the offer

We currently have a vacancy for a Finance and Risk Manager for our Montague Gardens Distribution Centre, in Cape Town.
Purpose and Objectives

To improve the profitability of the distribution centre by managing the financial, and risk management activities, ensuring adherence to financial and budget requirements


To co-ordinate and plan the distribution centre’s annual budget as well as forecasts within the agreed business objectives to measure the DC’s annual financial performance
To compile the distribution centre monthly financial statements and business review reports, clearly indicating deviations to targets and to investigate appropriate actions required to remedy these deviations
To ensure compliance to financial policies and procedures, thereby ensuring compliance with internal controls and reducing risk within the distribution centre together with satisfying the internal and external auditors recommendations
Ensure that the financial viability of projects within the distribution centre is aligned to business objectives by ensuring the return on investment for capex is achieved
To develop the understanding around financial decision making as well as understanding financial statements to ensure that management can make sound business decisions
To manage the administrative functions, including export documentation within the distribution centre, ensuring compliance with legislation and business policies and procedures
To manage the Central Audit Process (CAP) to ensure that stores are compensated adequately for picking inaccuracies and to determine the reason for inaccuracies in order to recommend improvements
To take responsibility for and appropriately manage the staff compliment by empowering, developing and ensuring performance and delivery of targets
The management of the outsourced facilities management business partner, to ensure adherence to service level agreement thereby achieving best value for the distribution centre

Job Knowledge


Understanding of logistics environment
General accounting principles and standards
Best practice auditing standards
Warehouse experience (product flow, systems, SOP’s, etc


Knowledge of warehouse procedures (receiving, pack away, replenishment and checking and packing, special handling of stock)
Export legislation relative to neighbouring countries

Job Related Skills

Computer literacy
Microsoft office suite (especially excel)
Communication (verbal and written) skills
Basic numeric skills
Attention to detail
Organising skills
Analytical skills
Presentation skills
People management skills
Negotiation skills

Job Experience

Demonstrated Forecasting abilities in a logistics environment, risk assessment, productivity improvements, cost improvements, stock flow

Essential: Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience
Essential: Min 1 year of staff management
Essential: Min 3 years of auditing
Essential: Min 3 years of accounting experience in FMCG


Project management experience within logistics environment
Desirable: 1 year of experience using SAP, SCM and MMS


Essential: B.Com or B. Compt or CIMA
Desirable: Articles Subjects: 3rd Year Accounting, 3rd Year Auditing
Desirable: CA (SA)

Job related competencies

Deciding and Initiating Action

Leading and Supervising

Persuading and Influencing

Presenting and Communicating Information

Writing and Reporting

Applying Expertise and Technology


Planning and Organising

Coping with Pressures and Setbacks

Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking

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