CV Chief Financial Officer of Great Lakes Cotton Company Malawi Africa
Chief Financial Officer of Great Lakes Cotton Company Malawi Africa
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Location (Residence): Blantyre, South Africa Citizenship:South Africa
Education & Experience:
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Bachelors in Accounting Years of Experience:
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Present Location: South africa, Boksburg Relocation: Anywhere (International)
1. Summary (Cover Letter) - CV/Resume Part 1 [Mandatory]
Chief financial officer
As you can see in my CV , I have as manager and consultant achieved great success in many differnet areas and organisations. I have great analysing abilities to make creative and economic business decisions and to the implementatoin of decision in order to achieve goals
My Best Values are
Faith , Loyalty , Involvement , Honesty , Healthy , Love , Emotional Feelings/Endurance, Service and respect , Interpersonal Relations , Initiative and Creativeness
Further I believe in participating management and implementation of combined decisoins which is the basis for success and profit maximising.
2. Work Experience - CV/Resume Part 2 [Mandatory]
GREAT LAKES COTTON COMPANY (MALAWI) (April 2008 to date)
Appionted as Chief financial Officer of Great Lakes Cotton Company Malawi
Great Lakes Cotton Company is a Cotton Producer and Ginner in Malawi having about 38% of the Market Share handling 16 000 Mtons of Seed cotton and having an annual turnover of US$ 12 million.Permanent workers 310 and seasonal workers 4500.
As Chief Financial Officer I am reporting to the MD and the Group Chief Financial Officer.(current remuneration = US$ 7 500 plus benefits)
My Duties as Chief Financial Officer are as follows
Managemet the Financial and Admin Staff of the company
Responsibile for the fixed assets of the company the procurement and maintenance thereoff as well.
Develop and maintain financial policies of the company
Preparing monthly , quarterley and annual financial reports and management accounts.
Liaising with the companies external auditors.
Negotiate funding for company for seasonal crop loans with financial institutions
Prepare financials for international group reporting.
Manage cash flows of the Company
Manage the cost of the compnay to within budget.
Responsible for the logistics of the export of products and flow of documentation to ensure smooth export
All HR functions of the company (HR officers report to me)
Also Financial Director of Great Lakes Cotton Company Malawi
Also have the responsibilities of the Company Secretary.
All other functions that relates to financial and staff activities.
SGC PROPERTY TRUST (June 2005 till April 2008)
I have joint SGC Property Trust as from June 2005 till April 2008
I have been appointed CFO of the Property Development Company and we are currently involved in 3 Developments to the Value of R19 000 000(27 units) , R 32 000 000 (30) units and R 13 000 000 (10) units This is a small Residential Development company and do own a Commercial Property in Sandton(Kelvin Market Value R 14 500 000 ) of 3180 GLAs.
As CFO of SGC PROPERTY TRUST I have gained a wide variety of experience in the Building , procurement , Marketing fields also in the fields of Planning Designingand Site Management .
Papiesvlakte Mills (Pty) Ltd Group
From Jan 2003 till June 2005
Papiesvlakte Mills is a group of milling companies with maize mills in Papiesvlakte , Mafikeng and Francis Town and a Depot at Pitsane .
The main function of Papiesvlakte mills is the milling of Maize other divisions include the prodcution of Malt Beer Powder Power Vite (Bokomo) Fowl food Fortified Maize Products Transport Division of 25 Vehicles
I was employed as Group Financial Manager for the Group and also additional responsibilities as General Manager for the Mill in Mafikeng Sebowana Mill.
Staff component is 255 staff members
The Group has grown on a year to year basis at 45 % per year on turnover for the last two financial years. I also introdused new control systems and introduced a trainign program and a career path management system.
Left to join SGC Property Trust and were recruited by my Brother to join the Property Development Company.
From Feb 1998 till Dec 2002
Appionted at Agrichicks Feedmill As General Manager.
Staff component of 125 staff members
As General Manager responsibilities and key performance areas to be managed were vast and brood and included the complete spectrum of a business.
The Feedmill has always performed well under extremely difficult cashflow constrains. Throught hard work , creative planning and employees willingness to exept change , the feedmill has adchieved excellent profits with the reputation as a high quality animal feed supplier .
Fouries Transport (Pty) Ltd
From June 1996 till Jan 1998
Appionted as Business Manager at Fouries Tranport where the duties of General Manager has been part of the job description
Exposed to all fasets all transport , transport logistics , liaise with clients , insurance and all other aspects of transport.
Total staff complement reporting to General Manager (including Drivers and Assistances) was 62
Headhunted by Agrichicks (AT Fourie )
From June 1989 till May 1996
Post as Cost Accountant
Controlling accounting system for Agricor
Developing , introducing and implementing new systems Developed system for Provincial RDP still in use today .
Liason Officer for Accpac computer System for the Department of Agricultural
Assist Group Financial Controller in consolidating group Budgets and monitoring varinaces.
Developing new accounting reports and introduce financial controls for Agricor.
Liaise with external auditors, internal auditors , Regional Financial Managers and District Financial Managers and Group Financial Manager.
Post as Regional Financial Manager
Co-ordinating financial activities of regional Ofiice and 4 District Offices
Implementing and maintaining financial controls for region
Supervision of District Financial Managers
Prepare Budgets for Region and control variances
Prepare consolidated Financial Reports for the region
Financial Staff Training
Liase with internal and external Auditors
Reconcile Salary Control account to Payroll Appi0onted to catch up a 3 year backlog
Control Creditors cutt-off and provisoin for the entire Agricor Group
Assit with year end tasks and assist commercial projects with their year-end procedures
Appionted as administrator off the North West Drought Relief Scheme 1994
Member of the audit committee
Trustee of Agricor Pension fund
Left to join Private Sector
FA Jonker and Partners
From Jan 1986 till May 1989 as auditor clerk and audit senior.
Left completed Articles
My Experience and Skills are in the following fields
Education and on the job Traning
Practical and Farming knowledge of
Filling Statoin and Diesel Distribution
Marketing and Buying of Agricultural Commodities
Cost Centre Reports
Creditors & Debtors Management
Year end Financial Statements
Audit and Analysis
Business Plans for new Developments
MicroSoft Packages Word Excell Powerpoint Presentations
Indepth knowledge of Transport
Staff handling and Controlling
Knowledgable on Labour relations act
Chairperson of diciplinary and appeal Hearings
Occupational and Health
Chairperson of Health and safety officers
3. Education & Training - CV/Resume Part 3 [Mandatory]
1986 - B.ACC - Univercity of Potchefstroom
1988 - B.Comm(Honns) Univercity of Potchefstroom
1989 - Articles FA Jonker and Partners
1991 - Towards Excellence Managenement Programme Agricor
1999 - Effective Motivational Leadership Michael Williams Foundation -
1997 - Practicing Member of CFA of South Africa (Member)
(CFA = Certified Financial Administrator)
4. Computer Skills - CV/Resume Part 4 [Mandatory]
Accpac (Windows and Dos versions)
5. Other Skills - CV/Resume Part 5 [Optional]
6. Additional Information - CV/Resume Part 6 [Optional]