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  • Posted: Oct 29, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Clicks Group is a retail-led healthcare group which has been listed on the JSE Limited since 1996. Through market-leading retail brands Clicks, GNC, The Body Shop, Claire's and Musica, the group has over 689 stores across southern Africa. Clicks Group is a leader in the healthcare market where Clicks has the largest retail pharmacy chain with over 400...
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    Divisional Finance Admin Officer

    Job Purpose

    To improve the profitability of the division by managing and coordinating the operational financial activities and ensuring adherence to financial and budget requirements and compliance with business policies and procedures.

    Job Objectives

    • To co-ordinate and plan the division’s annual budget as well as forecasts within the agreed business objectives to ensure the division meets its annual financial performance.
    • To compile the division’s monthly financial statements and business review reports, clearly indicating deviations to targets and drive investigations and appropriate actions needed to be taken by the operational managers.
    • To manage and control locum invoicing and payments for the division.
    • To monitor divisional performance, identify and analyse trends and report on weekly performance and drive appropriate actions through operational managers.
    • To manage and drive weekly scorecard meetings to ensure continuous improvement.
    • To identify profitable business opportunities and drive cost saving initiatives in the division.
    • To ensure compliance to financial policies and procedures, thereby ensuring compliance with internal controls and reducing risk within the division together with satisfying the internal and external auditors’ recommendations.
    • To ensure that the financial viability of projects within the division is aligned to business objectives by ensuring the return on investment for capex is achieved.
    • To equip operational managers with the understanding and knowledge of financial statements and principles in order to ensure that management can make sound business decisions.
    • To manage the financial administrative functions within the division, ensuring compliance with legislation and business policies and procedures and financial controls.
    • To effectively engage, persuade and influence stakeholders to improve divisional profitability.
    • To be the customer’s first choice health and beauty retailer by living and driving the company values.
    • To drive reduction in divisional shrinkage and waste

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Essential: CIMA, B.Com (Finance or Accounting) or B. Compt
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience heading up a sizable finance function as a management accountant
    • At least 3 years’ experience in a financial managerial role
    • Minimum 3 years exposure within the retail or FMCG industry
    • Minimum 3 year exposure to staff management and working with and influencing stakeholders
    • Desirable: Exposure to SAP, SCM and MMS

    Job Knowledge and Skills Required:

    • General accounting principles and standards
    • Best practice auditing standards
    • Computer literacy (Microsoft office)
    • Presentation skills
    • Analytical skills
    • People management skills
    • Negotiation skills

    Essential Competencies

    • Deciding and Initiating Action
    • Adhering to Principles and Values
    • Persuading and Influencing
    • Presenting and Communicating Information
    • Analysing
    • Planning and Organising
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
    • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Clicks Group on www.linkedin.com to apply

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