Mertech Marine


Port Elizabeth

Mertech Marine is a proudly South African company and is the only company in the world offering a full “turnkey solution” to recover and recycle out-of-service submarine telecommunication cables using its own fleet of vessels and custom-built processing facility. The abovementioned challenging position currently exists at their offices in PE.

The successful applicant will take responsibility for the overall financial functioning of the business and play a key role in ensuring that the organisation operates within its budgets. Specific duties include:

• Planning, implementation and management of the company’s financial strategy (in collaboration with the CEO and senior management team)
• Implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures
• Oversee company’s fiscal activity, including budgeting, forecasting, reporting and auditing
• Identify and address financial risks and opportunities
• Advise on long-term business and financial planning
• Analyse company’s liabilities and investments
• Ensure compliance with all financial regulations and legislation
• Personnel management (provide leadership and direction to the finance and accounting team)


• Qualified Chartered Accountant (other post-graduate qualification e.g. MBA will be beneficial)
• Proven experience as financial manager / financial analyst
• Professional knowledge of corporate financial law / corporate governance and risk management practices
• Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
• Ability to strategize and solve problems
• Strong leadership and organisational skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work under pressure

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