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Operations / Finance Manager

Remuneration:- R25000 negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town, Muizenberg, Capricorn
Job level:Management Jnr-Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Reference:#Ops manager
Company:Oryx Desert Salt

Job description

An efficient, detailed and systems-oriented person to join as the operations manager of a small, dynamic, dedicated team in a company with a strong brand, high growth forecast and global vision. Oryx Desert Salt is a pure natural salt from the Kalahari Desert with the aim to be a South African household brand name.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage daily operating costs
  • Upgrade accounting system from pastel to Evolution
  • Reporting via Excel
Stock control
  • Procurement, finished goods and raw materials
  • Costings
  • Supplier relationships and negotiating increases
  • Managing stock holding and purchasing cycles
  • Investigating stock Variances, ensuring minimal stock loss  
Site management
  • Exco & team meeting agenda and minutes
  • Food safety management implementation
Team management
  • Manage the warehouse staff of six persons
  • Set and review staff KPI’s
  • HR management
  • Sales forecasting.
  • Monthly stock takes
  • Retail sales analysis and action 
  • Assessing top client list and analysing sales performance
  • Reviewing management accounts and highlighting budget/forecast variances
  • Budget forecasting at new financial year
  • Monthly cash flow and forecasting

Company Description

Manufacturer/wholesaler of Oryx Desert Salt products a natural desert salt from the Kalahari.


  • Highly skilled at Excel and Evolution accounting package
  • Manufacturing and cost accounting experience in the food industry preferable

Posted on 22 Feb 09:11

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