Financial Manager / CFO (W/M)

Kantoor gebaseerd in ZA - Johannesburg

Job domein : Others
Contract : Job
Beschikbaarheid : 06/06/2023

Job description

An exciting opportunity exists for a finance professional to join   Ceva South Africa   as the   Financial and Plant Manager  . The Financial Manager will be taking full end-to-end ownership of the company's financial management and the local manufacturing Plant. 

Within Ceva South Africa,   Financial and Plant Manager   will be in charge of  

   -  driving & taking full ownership of the local finance organisation in order to support operations & business at achieving their goals.
   -  Applying group finance strategy by considering all platform challenges.
   -  Leading and monitoring implementation of, and adherence to, a high standard internal control over financial reporting which is compliant within the Group framework.
   -  Acting as guardian of the local and Support Function rules, managing the risks and opportunities, and ensure right tools and procedures are in place.


   -  Qualified Chartered Accountant or 5 Years + of Senior Finance executive experience
   -  Risk/opportunity (business) assessment
   -  Data analysis & financial acumen & strong business focus and acumen.
   -  Strong ability to analyse and interpret complex data and arrive at sound business decisions
   -  Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop, manage and inspire others;
   -  Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with a wide variety of audiences
   -  JD Edwards experience and understanding Animal Health business will be an advantage;
   -  Pharma manufacturing experience or involvement in KPI concern;
   -  Customer focus, action and results oriented, ethics and values, integrity and trust, teamwork, leadership, influence and persuade, negotiation and communication skills;
   -  Vision and ability to integrate and leverage the various parts of the organization; building capability for the future, rationalizing and consolidating as necessary;
   -  Proven track record of building strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

     Accountabilities      :   


  1  .  Financial Management (Controlling, accounting, cash and tax):    

 For group purposes, animate group financial cycles (management, consolidation, cash forecast and tax planning) within their scope. 

Ensure achievement and drive optimisation of main KPI (operating income, WCR, SP). 

For local requirements, animate local financial cycle (accounting and tax). 

For treasury, monitor relationships and negotiations with local banks. 

Manage relationships with local auditors according to group guidance. 


  2. Risk/Opportunity Management:    

Provide relevant set of analysis to business to optimize the overall performance of the country and  support business needs. 

Ensure relevant applications of tax incentives & grants which may be available. 

Manage foreign currency exposure according to group policy. 

Monitor the local internal control environment to reduce the risk of error or fraud on the financial statements. 


  3. Data collection & analysis:    

Ensure data integrity, security & consistency in accordance with Master 

Data Management Guidelines defined by Corporate. 


  4. Policy development and implementation:    

Lead the entire local implementation or review of Support Functions Guidelines and principles related to performance and Risk Management. 


  5. Local & International compliance & Internal control:    

Lead local adaptation of corporate guidelines, standards and procedures to ensure compliance both at Corporate and local levels (accounting, tax and cash, risk management & payroll). 

Ensure compliance with both group and local laws and regulations. 

Lead and monitor implementation of, and adherence to, a high standard internal control over financial reporting and over the different processes which is compliant with the Group framework. 

Ensure timely and effective resolution of issues raised as part of internal audits.

  6. Tools & processes:  Ensure tools DQM.   

Ensure maintenance & development of local ERP as well as systems compliance with duties distribution. 

Ensure implementation and appropriation of corporate tools locally. 

Ensure that global tools are used and not substituted by local tools. 

  7. Local Pharmaceutical Plant Manufacturing   

Support and control all aspects of local manufacturing, making sure of product quality and efficiency. 

Ensure correct stock levels and manage local profit margins. 

  8. Management:   

Manage Finance and Pharma Production Teams. 

Maintain highly motivated and well-functioning teams with focus on improving engagement further and developing people. 

Ensure the team adhere to corporate projects and requirements. 

Strong liaison and interaction with other departments such as Business Units, CSD and  Warehouse. 

Making sure cross over control and responsibility is achieved to the advantage of Ceva and customers. 

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