Job title: Group Finance Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape
Job published: 21/11/2023
Job ID: 54318

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced Group Finance Manager in Cape Town to manage the finance department of a Group of Companies which consists of a manufacturing entity and property investment portfolio.


  • Full responsibility of overseeing the companies finance functions – reporting to the Managing Director
  • Confirm and vet new supplier beneficiaries on the company’s banking platform and Load suppliers onto banking platform.
  • Oversee the authorization of payments from the company’s banking platform.
  • Oversee the capturing of bank statements from banking platform onto the company’s accounting system (accounting system is subject to change).
  • Oversee, maintain, update and compile the monthly management accounts for various property related companies within the group of companies.
  • Oversee, maintain, update and prepare various VAT submissions for various property related companies within the group of companies.
  • Oversee, maintain, update and prepare various SARS submissions (UIF, PAYE, etc.)
  • Liaise with external auditors to prepare Audited Financial Statements for various property companies within the group of companies.
  • Continuously work to streamline the administrative and accounting processes of the business whenever and however possible.
  • Work with banking and lending partners to conclude various financial transactions as required.
  • Create and report on market studies when evaluating new capital investments through the group of companies.
  • Assist in the development of business plans that cover sales, revenue, and expense controls.
  • Oversee the compiling of accurate monthly and annual financial statements, which is inclusive of all journals and other financial record keepings.
  • Coordinating with the Managing Director on his initiatives for the Company's business operations, financial performance, investments, and ventures.
  • Updating executive staff and board members on financial performance of the company as and when required.


  • Completed finance related Degree and 12+ years’ relevant experience (experience within manufacturing would be an advantage)
  • Experience in managing accounts and administrative people within your department.
  • Strong experience with the full Microsoft Suite (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneDrive, Outlook, etc.)
  • Pastel Accounting and/or Sage300 accounting system experience.
  • Ability to work with various departments in the business as required (Sales, Operations, maintenance, logistics, etc).

Further details:

  • Onsite position (Monday – Friday)
  • Must have own reliable transport.

If you have not heard from us in 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Do however continue to apply for any vacancies which you feel are suitable to your profile.