Manager Finance

at Media Film Service
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town



Media Film Service is a film rental facility in South Africa, which leads the way in supplying products and services to the motion picture industry.

Media Film Service is a proudly South African company and has grown to become a leading provider of professional camera, lighting and grip equipment, with strong relationships with international suppliers we have grown our business to be internationally known and trusted. With facilities in Cape Town and Johannesburg we have accumulated many years of experience in supplying productions that shoot in Southern Africa. We service the industry from major feature films and TV dramas, to commercials and broadcast shows.



Job Functions    Finance

Industries            Media


The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the financial operations of the entity operate efficiently and to ensure a sound control environment exists within the group. Also to ensure prudent financial management of the entity’s financial and other resources.


1.Governance, Risk & Compliance

-Ensure that the financial processes in place are adequate and well maintained throughout.

-Ensure that the internal controls are well managed between the Johannesburg and Cape Town divisions. This includes continuous review of controls and the improvement thereof.

-Preparation of quarterly financial reports encompassing financial results as well as commentary on the results, for presentation to the board of directors.

-Assist the Group Finance Manager and with any ad hoc reports and functions, including monthly analysis of various key business units’ results.

-Daily consultation with business stakeholders.


2.Business Planning, Capex & Budgeting

-Co-ordinate the full financial function of the e-family group of companies and management of all staff falling under the finance department . The entities include Media Film Services (Pty) Ltd, Silverline Studios (Pty) Ltd and Searle Street Post Production.

-Review and authorisation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations for all entities listed above.

-Prepare monthly Finance Reports including departmental variance analysis versus budgets for review by executive management.

-Prepare budgets and forecasts for presentation to the Group and Board of Directors. These are reviewed on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

-Preparation of business plans for new ventures entered into by the group, in conjunction with the various business stakeholders concerned.

-Plan, execute and manage the yearend audit for the e-Media group of companies, as well as the internal audit of those companies.

-Review and authorisation of monthly payments for supplier invoices.

-Review, Implementation and integration of the financial systems


3.Training & Development

-Assist the financial accountants within the e-Media group of companies with any queries.

-Ensure all staff are trained on latest versions of accounting software packages.




A relevant Financial qualification

A relevant post graduate diploma would be advantageous

Registered as a Chartered Accountant (South Africa)

A minimum of 6 years experience in a Finance Manager capacity


Interested candidates can send their CV