Finance Professional

Last Updated: 27th April 2019 (over 3 years ago)

South Africa


Phone Number


Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

Afrikaan, English


I am an accomplished Executive with more than 20 years substantive business acumen and broad experience in the Finance, Construction, Retail, Wholesale, Supply Chain sectors.

I am also an experienced professional, a skilled communicator, a relationship-builder, and a value based leader which is focused on building and linking people to extract real value where my hands-on approach is valued by all levels of individuals in an organization.


University of Johannesburg
B.Com Accounting

   Jan 1995
— Jun 1996

Part completed B.Com degree (2nd year)

Hoerskool Dr. E.G. Jansen

   Jan 1990
— Nov 1994

Full exemption with the following subjects :
Computer Science


Wealthviser Consulting

   Feb 2018
— Current

Self employed Consultant :

Approached for advice on:
• Acquisitions
• Partnerships
• Funding models, sourcing and structuring, accounting services
• BEE Transformation
• Due Diligence procedures and processes
Highlights :
• Lead team in successful BEE acquisition of a 37 year old privately owned construction firm with a R 1 bil p.a. turnover.

NMC Construction (Pty) Ltd
Director : Group Suppy Chain

   Jun 2017
— Jan 2018

• Introduction of BEE partner to group.
• Lead process to successful completion of acquisition of 51% shareholding by BEE partner.
• Main contact and lead in obtaining working capital funding from the likes of IDC, PIC, DTI and banks.
• Proven track record in Supply chain management effecting savings to all parties concerned. Total savings effect in excess of R 50 mil p.a.

NMC Construction (Pty) Ltd
Finance Manager

   Sep 2016
— Jun 2017

• Implement new cashflow management procedure and reporting.
• Liaison with creditors and negotiating extended credit terms.
• Management of Civils division accounting staff.
• Authorization and release of payments for overheads and suppliers.
• Implementation of new cost control procedures to manage site costs on daily, weekly basis.

NMC Construction (Pty) Ltd
Supply Chain Manager

   Feb 2015
— Aug 2016

• Overall responsibility to establish, manage and maintain relationships with key suppliers.
• Negotiate national rates for tender and post tender operations.
• Assist with tender process with innovative ideas such as targeted buying approached, JIT buying and delivering, as well as supplement procurement supplier database with new suppliers.
• Post tender award value engineering and award of supplier supply contracts.
• Successful modelling, implementation and management of various cost saving initiatives in the construction operations sector for e.g. plant replacement models, materials handling and management, new supplier development.

NMC Construction (Pty) Ltd
Plant Division Finance Manager

   Oct 2013
— Jan 2015

• Manage and oversee Plant Department finance, costing, admin and staff.
• Key strategic planning ensuring growth, and consistency in supply of plant to Civils and Building divisions, by implementing Plant Replacement models.
• Full financial function compiling monthly, quarterly and annual reports for board presentation.
• Facilitating key CAPEX strategy changes and implementing new plant replacement policy.

Celtic Rose Investments
General Manager

   Jul 2009
— Sep 2013

• Full responsibility for day to day running of imports and distribution of bicycles and bicycle related products.
• Sales, purchasing, forecasting, budgeting, cash flow and marketing.
• Ensure distribution of goods imported through shipping agents.
• Monthly management account pack to include income statement, balance sheet, cash flows, debtors aging, sales analysis, stock movement reports etc.
• Financial modelling of future stock purchases and repayment cycles.
• Travel local and internationally to ensure supply and sales are in place.
• Successful in managing start specializing in wholesale and distribution of high end brands such as KTM bicycles, UVEX helmets, Mitas Tires.

Cross Atlantic Properties
Finance Manager

   Aug 2007
— Jun 2009

• Part of professional team with focus on generating detailed pre construction budget for 580-unit retirement development.
• Construction program planning.
• Financial model management.
• Full construction budget for complete project circa R 1.2 billion.
• Site operations planning and integration with program.
• Completing financial feasibility study within 5 weeks, and illustrating R 75 mil saving through cost saving initiatives i.e. long lead item procurement, strategic purchasing etc.

Bombela CJV
Cost Accountant

   Jan 2006
— Jul 2007

• Implement, maintain and manage costing systems.
• Liaise with budget holders to compile project budgets, reporting on budgets, variance analysis.
• Implementation and roll out of new procurement system.
• Ensure efficient liaison between Production team and Costing, accounts team on financial, costing and admin matters.
• Signatory of all documentation i.e. invoices, delivery notes, etc. to submit for payment.
• Successful development of R 1.5 billion budget and acceptance of budget by board at 1st presentation.

Blasting & Excavating (Pty) Ltd

   Jul 1996
— Jan 2006

• Create, implement, manage and oversee new cost control systems on site
• Liaison and reporting on month end profit and loss per contract and region
• Responsible for full administrative function for group.
• Reporting of management accounts, contract profit and losses, plant and vehicle department profit and losses.
• Daily processing of all costing documents.
• Monthly profit and loss reports on various internal plant, vehicle and contract departments.
• Compiling of new plant, vehicle and workshop profit and loss reports including graphs, detailed costing and summaries of cost per category
• Achieve 93% - 96% accuracy of site cost management system within 6 months of implementation.
• Management of full yearend audit function.