Financial / Operations Manager - Pharmaceutical /

*Reference: PS-JA-2* A well-known and established international Company specialising within the Pharmaceutical and Industrial Manufacturing Industries requires the above to lead the Accounting, Logistics and Human Resource Teams for the Company.*Minimum requirements for the role:** A BComm degree in Accounting or Financial Management or related field is essential for this role.* Previous experience having worked within a Financial Manager or Senior Accountant or related role is essential.* Previous experience working on SAP is preferred but not essential as long as the person has worked on an ERP system.* The successful candidate must be computer literate with strong Excel experience.* The successful candidate must be able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate processes are being used.* The successful candidate must have working knowledge of IFRS.* Must be able to deliver financial information to support decision-making.* Must be able to manage and develop external relationships with Auditors, Banks, Government Authorities and Advisors.* Must have the ability to identify, recommend and implement system and process improvements.* Must have strong problem-solving skills and collaborative approach (often involving effective communication across multiple functions)*The successful candidate will be responsible for:** Providing finance expertise, insight and relevant management information to promote optimal decision-making and performance management.* Overseeing all accounting and reporting processes, including Group reporting.* Coordinating and driving statutory and tax accounting, filing and reporting.* Managing the planning, budgeting and forecast cycle as well as working capital management and optimisation.* Overseeing and managing the payroll and HR administration support.* Providing leadership to the Finance Team, ensuring meaningful development opportunities are available.* Seeking opportunities for process improvement and efficiency, embedding a mindset of continuous improvement in the Organisation.* Presenting and providing financial reports to Senior Management making your recommendations.* Liaising with Auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of the Company finances is maintained.* Managing and driving the full financial function as well as some of the operations within the Company.* Reviewing month end reconciliations, cash books, month end journals, intercompany transactions and VAT and income tax review.* Conducting cash flow forecasts including previous month forecast to actual.* Preparing year end pack, annual financial statements and quarterly board packs.*Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.*R
Johannesburg, GT, ZA