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Financial Controller (Coega)

Abantu Staffing Solutions
East London East London Buffalo City, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 17, 2023

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title

Financial Controller (Coega)

Employment Type

Full Time


5 to 8 years



Job Published

16 November 2023

Job Reference No.


Job Description

Exposure to a Manufacturing/Automotive environment

Degree or Diploma in Accounting

Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in a similar environment

Very good working knowledge of SAP including project tracking

Advanced Excel skills

Unquestionable business ethics and professionalism


Daily business regarding the general ledger:
Maintain bank postings and reconciliation of payments & deposits in SAP

Process and maintenance of all postings regarding the general ledger

Review, control and post accruals as instructed by Finance and Controlling Manager

Prepare and coordinate weekly & monthly payments to suppliers (local and foreign)

Manage and monitor timely customer cash collections

SAP incoming payment allocations (matching against invoices)

SAP outgoing payment allocations (matching against invoices)

Book incoming invoices and correct matching to purchase order

Request credit notes/book in the case of customer complaints

Monthly VAT report

Collaborate in the cash planning report preparations

Preparation of information for FiCo Team weekly updates

Responsible for the month-end closing procedures including the following tasks:

Perform monthly bank reconciliations

Monthly Sales report to local management

Prepare and submit monthly IC reconciliations

Debtors Aging Analysis Report

Creditors Aging Analysis Report

Perform monthly reconciliation for all balance sheet accounts, except local AR&AP

Prepare & update the necessary Financial information for the Plant Reports

Prepare & update the necessary Financial information for the Group Reports

Update Group daily sales reports

Update Group weekly cash balances

Assist with audit & preparation

Assist with the preparation of budget and forecasts

Additional ad hoc duties as necessary by management & Group HO

Support with preparations of sales and cost of sales for budget input

Payroll postings according to relevant cost centres

Vendor code creation SAP (FI)

Approved bank beneficiary creation

Attending to queries from Auditors, financial & statutory representatives (SARB, Bank, SARS, STATS SA…)


Financial Data Automotive Reconciliations Audits Costing Budgeting Forecasts SAP General Ledger



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