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Chief Financial Officer: Capespan logistics division

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Qualified Chartered Accountant, 7 years or more experience

Chief Financial Officer: Capespan logistics division


Strategy Recruitment - May 8th, 15:24

The Capespan Group (CGL) manages a portfolio of companies offering a range of quality value-added products and related services in fresh produce. The Capespan logistics division provides superior integrated solutions internationally. The business handles a wide range of cargo types including general cargo in the form of agricultural bulk, container handling services for shipping lines and break-bulk services for general and perishable cargo, including import and export fruit in Southern Africa including Mozambique.

We require a strategic and analytical individual who can take the lead in providing financial leadership, management and coordination in determining the strategic business direction, mergers and acquisitions, financial, capital requirements and management of the logistics division within our group of companies. Additionally, you will be responsible for all financial management and fiscal aspect of the operations including compliance with corporate governance, IFRS and the Companies Act.

Based in Cape Town, you will render assistance to the divisional CEO on strategic and tactical matters relating to budget management, cost benefit analysis, capital raising, forecasting and securing new funding for entities.

Your key deliverables will encompass (but not be limited to) the following:
*Prepare, analyse and coordinate financial statements, reports and analyses, resolving potential business weaknesses were applicable *Develop and implement best in class accounting procedures *Manage financial and IT risks *Represent the logistics division at Capespan Group Executive and Board level *Recommend, co-ordinate and receive approval on changes and improvements in our automated financial and management information systems *Lead and manage employees within the various finance departments *Provide financial advice, consultative support and recommendations to executive and other managers.

As a qualified Chartered Accountant you possess 7 years or more experience in taking responsibility for financial, IT/systems and operations leadership roles in addition to the following: *Knowledge of relevant Tax Laws, Companies Act, IFRS and Company Secretarial Legislation *Strong track record of financial management and IT systems within ideally the FMCG/export/Logistics industry *Proven record of turn around strategies and implementation towards greater financial management efficiencies.

Finally, if you are an analytical thinker, coupled with a high level of proven integrity, dependability, strong sense of urgency and results-orientation, then do not hesitate to contact us by 21 May 2017 at

Strategy Recruitment Marketing has been retained to manage the response on behalf of Capespan – please do not contact them direct.  

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