Sealand Gear Financial Manager

Company name 



Financial Manager

Employment Period

Full Time


Hout Bay, Cape Town

Contact Person

Adrian Hewlett:

 Company Description and Background

We are Sealand, a lifestyle brand that is focused on responsibly made gear and apparel. Our mission is to ensure that every decision we make keeps the planet and its people front and centre. All Sealand bags and apparel are handmade by valued craftspeople from waste or responsibly and ethically sourced materials. These materials are then combined with high-quality hardware, conscious design, and expert craftsmanship to create gear that will last a lifetime. The upcycled and responsibly sourced materials we source are sturdy and weather resistant, making them perfect for any adventure – no matter if on land or sea.

Job Description

We are looking for a Financial Manger to head up our accounting team and function. If you believe you are the right person for the job, please get in touch.

Job Skills 

The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Applicants need to have a relevant 5-year tertiary qualification in Accounting with a minimum of 5 years work experience in the accounting field.
  • Good working knowledge and experience in Excel, Xero and Simple Pay are essential.
  • Responsibilities include processing of accounting entries, the oversight of the accounting department, full payroll function, and the financial wellbeing for the entire business. Raw materials, production, internal stock controls, internal financial processes, distribution, sales, and detailed cash flow management and forecasting need to be diligently analysed and closely monitored.
  • Monthly presentation of management accounts to leadership with insights and recommendations for growth and improvement.
  • A well rounded and robust corporate skillset are vital to fulfil this role properly.
  • Knowledge of forex, importing and exporting is beneficial.
  • A finance assistant will report into you and you will also have the support of an external CFO level resource for key high level tasks
  • You will also maintain the relationship with our audit and compliance partner.
  • You will sit on the leadership team of Sealand and help drive the company strategy through sound financial acumen and strategy. You will report to and work closely with the CEO.
    Salary  Salary will be market related and in line with level of experience.