Position title
Group Operations Manager - Finance
Description

Create, grow and maintain the efficiency of Group’s organizational processes. The ideal candidate should you have a sharp business mind and proven success managing multiple departments toward maximum productivity. You’ll be highly skilled in human resources, finance, and IT management. Additionally, you’ll display a proven ability to develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within your team. Your ultimate responsibility is to increase our operational efficiency in all the group companies.

 

Objectives of this Role

  • Maintain constant communication with management, staff, and vendors to ensure proper operations of the organization
  • Develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance protocols
  • Grow the efficiency of existing organizational processes and procedures to enhance and sustain the organization’s internal capacity
  • Actively pursue strategic and operational objectives
  • Play an integral part in driving the financial budgeting process
  • Ensure operational activities remain on time and within a defined budget
  • Track staffing requirements, hiring new employees as needed
  • Oversee accounts payable and accounts receivable departments
Responsibilities
  • Lead, motivate, and support a large team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment, including setup and implementation of career development plans for all direct reports and problem resolution
  • Manage timely data collection to update operations metrics to achieve productivity targets, reduce cost per unit, eliminate errors, and deliver excellent customer service
  • Partner with cross-functional support teams in improving the proprietary tools and systems
  • Collecting, interpreting, and reviewing financial information to deliver Management Accounting Reports
  • Analyse costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans
  • Work closely with legal and safety departments to make sure activities remain compliant
  • Oversee materials and inventory management
  • Conduct budget reviews and report cost plans to upper management
Qualifications
  • Preferably living in the Worcester region and involved in the farming community
  • Effective communication in both Afrikaans and English
  • Bachelor’s degree in operations management, business administration, CIMA or related
  • 2+ years’ proven experience in an operations management position
  • Multiple years of business, financial, account modelling and reporting
  • Strong budget development and oversight skills
  • Excellent ability to delegate responsibilities while maintaining organizational control of branch operations and customer service
  • Highly trained in conflict management and business negotiation processes
  • Strong IT skills, including database and ERP systems and development
Job Location
Worcester, Western Cape
Date posted
August 23, 2021
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Position: Group Operations Manager - Finance

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