Group Leader: Finance

at Hitachi Construction Machinery SA
Location Pretoria, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Finance
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Pretoria



Job Summary

Hitachi Construction Machinery is a world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment with a strong focus on a consistent development to provide customers with the technology, products and services that generate new value. Its employees represent a group of trusted experts while keeping continued focus on innovation and growth.


Are you an independent achiever focused on performance that is looking to join a multi-cultural, collaborative and an innovative working environment? If so, then we are looking for you!



You will be responsible for assessing the financial performance of the company as well as possible risks and investments. The goal is to guide the company towards profitability and long-term success to enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions and meet the company’s objectives as well as maintaining the financial health of the organization.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor of Commerce: Financial Management OR Accounting (Required).

BSc/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field; MSc/MA is a plus.

CIMA/ SAIPA or newly qualified CA(SA) (Recommended).

CPA or other relevant qualification is a plus.


Minimum Experience:

Financial Management in a Commercial Operation, Operational 5 years.

Financial Management in a Commercial Operation, Managerial 2 year.

Experience in a similar industry (Advantageous).

5-10 years post article experience.


Roles and Responsibilities include inter alia:



Analysing business


Quarterly forecasts half year


Monthly reporting: Hi GPS & Hi Tree


Annual budgets


Commercial (Credit Limits)


Sale deals






Provision management


Governance and Training


Drive the financial planning of the company by analysing its performance and risks


Retain constant awareness of the company’s financial position and act to prevent problems


Set up and oversee the company’s finance IT system


Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel (management accountants, internal auditors etc.)


Oversee all audit and internal control operations


Develop the corporate fundraising strategy and manage relationships with partners and investors


Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance on a quarterly and annual basis


Conduct analysis to make forecasts and report to upper executives


Ensure adherence to financial laws and guidelines


Interested candidates can send their CVs