Junior Financial Manager (Manufacturing)

Babylonstoren offers an exciting opportunity for a highly talented, driven and passionate junior financial manager to join our team.


  • A CA or CIMA qualification.
  • At least three years’ post-article experience.
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English with professional communication skills.
  • A background in manufacturing is essential.
  • Familiar with the latest IFRS knowledge.
  • Experience in financial accounting and monthly management reporting.
  • Experience in contributing to successful culture change and new ways of working.
  • Ability to see the wider picture and implications, whilst maintaining an eye for detail.
  • Ability to focus on achieving key objectives to timescale.
  • Strong numeric, analytical, and statistical competencies.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Working knowledge of ERP applications and processing.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Ability to analyse and resolve complex problems.
  • Team-player attitude.
  • Strong business administration skills.
  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritise.


  • Prepare monthly management pack reports for business units, including comparisons and explanations for significant variations between budget and actuals.
  • Prepare management accounting information on costings, margins and stock levels.
  • Support the development, standardisation and implementation of new financial systems and processes to reflect best practice and to ensure efficient, high-quality financial information.
  • Ensure that suitable internal controls are in place.
  • Assist with business units’ budget preparation.
  • Prepare audit support schedules for year-end audit.
  • Assist in training staff to implement new financial processes and/or procedures.
  • Assist with ad hoc financial requirements.
  • Support the Head of Finance in advising on various accounting matters.

Please send your CV and salary expectation to [email protected].