To oversee and control the end-to-end finance aspects of the business and drive the Company Group’s financial strategy and operational planning across the residential housing construction, property development, rentals and window manufacturing subsidiary companies within the Group. This includes all accounting and financial reporting responsibilities to the CEO, Group CFO and the Boards of the company and the Group. And to continuously assess financial performance, possible risks and investment in order to guide the Company towards sustained profitability and long-term success.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.
  • Establish company-wide objectives, policies, procedures, processes, programs, and practices to assure the company of a continuously sound financial accounting structure
  • Preparation of management reports, financial reports, budgets/forecasts, and all key reconciliations;
  • Drive financial efficacy and prudence over costs, revenue and capital, relative to the business, and challenge to support and influence business and commercial decisions;
  • Reviewing group management accounts against the budget and providing explanations for variances;
  • Ensure compliance with ALL relevent regulations
  • Cash flow management and projections;
  • Management of daily treasury function including verifying of payments;
  • Management of call accounts and cash utilization;
  • Preparation of the annual audit pack for external auditors;
  • Management of the finance team;
  • Calculation of monthly interest accruals and inter-company loans;
  • Management and implementation of internal controls and procedures;
  • Preparation of:
    • Monthly Board Packs;
    • Annual Financial Statements; and
    • Consolidated financial information.
  • Responsible for growing current assets by sourcing, developing, negotiating, closing and existing opportunities within financial services institutions.
    • Provide leadership in sourcing and executing investment opportunities; and presenting investment proposals to the Exco and Group Investment Committee;
    • Sourcing, developing, negotiating, closing and existing opportunities within financial services institutions
    • Lead due diligence, direct transaction team and coordinate transaction execution and closing 
    • Key Competencies
    • Business development with the objective to build a strong pipeline of potential investment opportunities 
  • Staff management skills - ability to lead a finance team and guide others;
  • Ability to work with and manage confidential information;
  • Critical and analytical thinker;
  • Results-focused;
  • Good time management with a commitment to deliver on key focus areas;
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills;
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy;
  • Ability to work under pressure – high stress tolerance;
  • Team player and collaborative;
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and written;
  • Trustworthy with high levels of integrity;
  • Able to learn and grasp new concepts quickly;

Knowledge and Skills

  • Broad knowledge to all accounting, financial and business principles
  • Strategic thinker and effective leader who can make the most commercial and profitable decisions;
  • In-depth financial analysis, insights, reporting and controls across a range of business functions or companies;
  • Enhancement of financial processes, systems, procedures and any other function impacting the financial status of the business;
  • Financial and commercial acumen - the capacity to demonstrate knowledge of and insight into financial principles and processes.
  • Ability to apply sound business judgment and an analytical, pragmatic and creative approach to problem solving 
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to be extremely hands on
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to upskill and nurture staff
  • The following skills and working knowledge will be advantageous:
    • Working knowledge of CaseWare and/or Pastel
    • Project financing
    • Strong financial modelling skills and attention to detail
  • Exposure to construction/ property development industry

Education and Experience

  • CA(SA) with 5 to 10 years’ post articles experience
  • Solid working knowledge of the Company’s Act, IFRS, IAS and King III (preferably King IV)

Solid experience preparing group financial statements

To apply send CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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