White River Area – Mpumalanga: Our client is looking for a Financial Manager to join the team.

This is a ‘LIVE OUT’ position.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.


  • Relevant B.Com or BA degree
  • Experience in the Agriculture industry would be an advantage
  • Proven experience in financial management
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in financial software and Microsoft Office Suite


  • Leadership and Management:
    • Team Leadership: Leading a team or department, motivating them to achieve set goals and objectives. This involves providing coaching, delegating tasks effectively, and resolving conflicts within the team.
    • Project Management: Overseeing and managing complex projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and meet the required standards.
    • Performance Management: Setting performance goals for team members, conducting performance reviews, and providing feedback for development.
  • Strategic Input and Business Development:
    • Strategic Thinking: Contributing to the development and implementation of the company’s overall strategy, aligning departmental goals with the bigger picture.
    • Business Development: Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities, developing growth strategies for the team or department.
    • Client Relationship Management: Building and maintaining strong relationships with key clients, ensuring their satisfaction and promoting additional business.
  • Financial Acumen and Budgeting:
    • Financial Analysis: Analysing financial data to identify trends, track performance metrics, and make informed business decisions.
    • Budgeting and Forecasting: Developing and managing departmental budgets, forecasting future revenue and expenses.
    • Cashflow: Manage cashflow for growth or survival
    • Cost Control: Implementing strategies to control costs and optimize departmental spending.
    • Identify optimum profit centres and channel resources carefully.
  • Banking and Treasury:
    • Develop and maintain relationship with bankers.
    • Ensure Company is making use of all facilities at its disposal.
  • Reporting and Communication:
    • Management Reporting: Review regular reports from senior management on departmental performance, progress on key initiatives, and any roadblocks.
    • Communication: Effectively communicating plans, strategies, and decisions to both internal and external stakeholders.
    • Presentation Skills: Presenting information clearly and persuasively to a variety of audiences.
    • Implement changes throughout the finance function.
  • Compliance:
  • Ensure statutory and fiduciary compliance with all areas of the business.
  • Funding:
    • Source operating funds as and when required.
    • Strategic funding as and when required.
  • Internal controls:
  • Ensure robust and internal control systems.
  • Additional Responsibilities:
    • Staying up-to-date on industry trends and developments.
    • Identifying and mitigating potential risks within the Business.

 ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

To apply CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV https://webapp.placementpartner.com/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM001897&preview=170549f59669dd536b25dd6b72088926