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Snr Financial Controller

  • Ad Placed : 31 Jan 2020 23:30:19 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : R 800 - R 800 - PER YEAR
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
  • Finance/Accounting
    Other Finance/Accounting
  • Region : Gauteng
  • Company : Smith Garb

Multi-National concern has an opening for a Senior Financial Controller to join their team. Position is to be based in the South of Johannesburg and requires a completed B.Com (Accounting) degree, plus studying towards or completed a CIMA qualification.

Position reports directly to the CFO.  Minimum of 3-5 years related experience in a similar role, from either of the following industries : Engineering, Construction or Mining sectors.  Solid SAP experience as well as experience within a Multi-National concern essential.  KPA's include: 

Management Accounts and Reporting

  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts which includes
  • Operating Results: Actual vs. Budget
  • Sales: Actual vs. Budget
  • Operating Expenses: Actual vs. Budget
  • Updating of all the reporting packs, systems and spreadsheets
  • Investigate and report on all the key variances monthly by product line
  • Analysis of business performance on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis using key performance ratios.
  • Costing of contracts by taking into account the impact of the following:
  • Material Cost prices
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Shipping costs
  • Transportation costs
  • Costs escalations
  • Review and analysis of the following in respect of all contracts
  • Price Estimates
  • Cost Estimates
  • Profit Estimates
  • Preparation of overheads recovery rates for absorption by product lines
  • Setting up cost drivers for allocation of overheads to product lines
  • Tracking and analysis of profitability of each contact against estimate
  • Conduct Work in progress valuations
  • Applying construction percentage of completion to calculate contract revenues and profitability

Cost Accounting & Job Costing

 Inventory Accounting and Control

  • Review and conduct the following in respect of stock
  • Ensuring proper valuation of stock by taking into account the following:
  • Stock obsolescence provision
  • Applying weighted average valuation method
  • Applying IAS, GAAP principles to stock valuation
  • Setting up, monitoring and review the internal controls on inventory

 Annual Budgets and Forecasts

  • Participate in the preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Prepare monthly profit forecasts

 Preparation Of  Annual Financial Statements

  • Participate in the preparation of annual financial statements
  • Extensive liaison with external auditors

 Managing The Liquidity Of The Business

  • Assisting towards improving the overall cash flow business through
  • Effective Net Working Capital Management

Other Duties

  • Assisting the regional operations in achieving the strategic goals 
  • Ensure that the overall internal controls set up are effective in assisting the organization to achieve its financial and strategic goals 
  • Interacting extensively with all the support departments in ensuring that they contribute towards achieving the organizational goals
  • Perform any other ad hoc duties assigned by management from time to time
  • Manage the accounts department. Both the accounts that are payable, and also the ones that receive money
  • Responsible for all the operations of the direct reports.

Plans the technical and financial matters of the department.

Successful incumbent must be willing to work long hours over month-end and must understand operations as well as come from a Controlling environment.

For more information on this fantastic opportunity, please email your cv to or call (011) 315 9900 to discuss the role.

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