Job title: Accounting Manager – Take control of LEADING South African FMCG business’s financial operations – JOHANNESBURG. R1.4 million per annum.
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: ZAR 1,400,000.00
Job published: 13/11/2023
Job ID: 39293

Job Description

This is a phenomenal opportunity for an ACCOUNTING MANAGER to take the helm of the accounting function, leading international finance, audit management, and financial planning for the LEADING South African FMCG business. 


This opportunity is based in JOHANNESBURG and is paying up to R1.4M Per Annum. 



This is a market LEADING South African FMCG business which has become a well renowned household name. This proudly South African, vertically integrated organization has manufactured, marketed, and distributed their very well-known brand range of household products for well over a decade. With over 800 employees, state of the art manufacturing facilities and a sizable portion of the local market share, they continue to be a fierce competitor to large multi-nationals both here and in Sub-Saharan Africa.   



 As the ACCOUNTING MANAGER you will take responsibility for the Accounting Function, using your analytical finance expertise to drive several critical functions. You will use your expertise in corporate finance, corporate taxation, and audit preparation & management to optimize this leading FMCG business’s financial operations – including international finance, audit management, and financial planning. 


Your critical responsibilities will include: 

Managing tax compliance – corporate tax, provisional tax, VAT, and all SARS communication. 

Managing the full audit lifecycle (internal & external) – preparing audit reports for the MD & Board of Directors, further running annual audits with external auditors. 

Managing import/export financial documentation. 

Developing and maintaining reliable cash flow projections & managing working capital. 

Leading negotiations with banks and foreign financial institutions. 



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/ Business Administration/ Related Field 

At least 5 years’ experience in Financial Accounts Management 

Strong FMCG industry experience 

Strong knowledge of corporate tax & managing audits 

Experience in JDE/other ERP systems, & Microsoft Suite  

Completed articles is advantageous.