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Finance Manager South Africa

ASK Chemicals

ASK Chemicals South Africa South Africa

1 month ago

To manage the Finance team in South Africa and being a local Finance Business Partner, we are looking for Johannesburg for a

Finance Manager South Africa (m-f-d):

Who we are

The ASK Chemicals Group is a leading supplier of solutions to the worldwide foundry industry and a global provider of high-performance phenolic resins for a wide range of industrial applications.

ASK Chemicals has a production and distribution network in 22 countries and employs around 2.000 people worldwide. With research and development locations in Europe, America, Asia and Africa, we see ourselves as a driving force behind industry-wide innovations.

At ASK Chemicals, we work in international and interdisciplinary teams on a wide range of tasks with great scope for decision-making and short decision-making paths. Flexible work and the special attention we pay to the well-being of our employees distinguish ASK Chemicals as a modern employer.

What we offer
• Become part of a great team and pursue your... career goals at a hidden champion with flat hierarchies
• Actively shape growth and success
• Work on an international level in interdisciplinary project teams

Your responsibilities
• Ensuring daily activities of accounting operation to include monthly, quarterly, and annual close of the legal entity.
• Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) – responsible for the business planning and analysis to include budget, forecast, variance analysis and Mid-Term-Plan for the legal entity.
• Treasury functions to include cash management and forecasting, working capital optimization.
• Statutory audit and compliance of all tax reporting and filing requirements.
• Monitoring financial performance of South Africa to include product costing and analysis of variations.
• Financial reporting and presentation of the same to the South Africa Leadership Team.
• Implementation of policies and procedures to ensure proper controls are in place according to IFRS and local country requirements.
• Management of Capital Budget for South Africa.
• Manage all legal interactions with third parties, authorities, etc. when needed with the support of corporate and external legal advisers.
• Provide leadership for the local Finance team.

Your profile
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting, Master is a plus
• CA is advantageous but not a must
• 10+ years of experience in Finance and Controlling in a multinational manufacturing environment, preferably in the chemical industry, with a minimum 3-5 years people manager role in Finance
• Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP or ROSS or similar integrated systems
• In-depth knowledge of local GAAP and IFRS requirements
• Strong analytical skills and experience with tools like MS Excel, etc.
• Team player, hands-on-mentality and proactiveness

Visit our website and learn about our business and company!

Interested? Let’s get in touch

[email protected]
South Africa

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