Operations Finance Manager (CA)


Purpose of Position:

Complement Recruitment are recruiting for a Operations Finance Manager (CA) for a permanent position based in Sandton, Johannesburg. 5 years’ (Post Articles) experience in a Finance Department in a Big 4 preferred. The Ideal candidate is responsible and accountable for the preparation and review of financial reporting, management accounting, forecasting, controlling and risk management activities. Analyses and comments on Business Performance to enable management to make informed business decisions. Assist in the preparation and coordination of our AFS, tax submissions and audit related requirements. This role has 4 direct reports, and 3 indirect reports. Salary is between R750-1.2 MIL Per Annum.

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Minimum Requirements:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant, Registered with SAICA
  • Big 4 Articles preferred
  • 5 Years operational finance exposure
  • IFRS knowledge required
  • Excellent organizational, supervisory and communication skills
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards ERP system.
  • Advanced Excel/Financial Modelling
  • Strong people leadership
  • Working in a multi-national (retail / sales knowledge preferable)
  • To start by 1 February 2022

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 5 Years post Articles experience in Analytical, Operations, Corporate Project Finance exposure (FMCG, Retail, Healthcare, Medical, Logistics, Food, Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive)
  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking abilities
  • Self-starter and hand on individual
  • Ability to work cross functional with executives, managers and other staff in a respectful and service oriented manner, to garner cooperation and service excellence.
  • Outstanding organisational, supervisory and written/verbal communications skills
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritise and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Knowledge of accounting software (JD Edwards OneWorld), MS Office and Cognos tools (e.g. PowerPlay, Controller, etc.)
  • One company mindset – Strong belief in alignment with our Vision, Mission and values
  • Demonstrates Strong Leadership Capabilities, in addition, we are looking for a person with a definitive drive, who is ambitious and a visionary, structured and solutions oriented. The right candidate is proactive and quality-focused and can quickly navigate across broad stakeholder platforms.


  • Maintaining control of the finance administration function; and Actively engaging with the Head of Finance on working capital strategies.
  • Month end close-off, accounting and reporting procedures, including review of trial balance, general ledger accounts and reconciliations
  • Reporting and analysis of working capital management performance against targets
  • Providing financial information and coordinating projects that result in effective management and sound decision making in key functional areas
  • Project evaluation, monitoring and measurement (Opex and Capital Investment projects) including support for Sales and Marketing initiatives
  • Maintenance of internal controls and compliance with company policies
  • Assistance in preparing scenario planning analysis to support decisions
  • Assist in preparation of budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Prepare business unit and reporting requirements i.e. monthly reports, budgets, quarterly profit forecasts, Exco reporting packs and Annual Financial Statements
  • Prepare business unit AFS and Tax submissions.
  • Leadership of all employees in the accounting department and directly supervises the AR Manager and the AP/GL Manager(s) (4 Direct reports, 3 indirect reports)
  • In coordination with the Head of Finance manages relationship with banks, external auditors and tax authorities and key suppliers
  • Participates in corporate projects to improve ERP and other financial applications
  • Support on BBBEE annual verification process
  • Serve as 2IC for Head of Finance and Business Support

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Apply Directly on our Contact Form – Attach your Microsoft Word CV, and complete all the required information – www.complement.co.za/contact

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