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Finance Controller

Staff Solutions
Bloemfontein Bloemfontein Mangaung, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 5, 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Reference: E.L001627-HA-1Our client in the FMCG Industry is seeking a Financial Controller to their Finance Department in Port Elizabeth.
Main Duties/Key Results Areas: Leadership:

Successfully lead and motivate a team of Clerks.
Strive towards creating a work environment where Clerks can achieve goals and meet objectives.

Employee Development:

Assist with monthly review of Clerks.
Ensure Clerks strive towards meeting KPI's set by Management.
Assist in the training of new employees added to the team when required.Processing:
Ensure that all processing deadlines are met.
Ensure that all invoices/credit notes are correctly captured on Pastel/Syspro.
Assist with processing should the need arise.
Review open GRNs on a regular basis.
Report on GRN adjustments after processing deadline.
Supplier Accounts:
Continuous review of the supplier age analysis.
Ensure that all accounts are in good standing.
Current age % to be maintained at 80% or more.
Account Queries:
Ensure that all queries on accounts are kept to a minimum by assisting the Clerks where required.
Analyse and provide feedback on all queries on a regular basis.
Assist in resolving older outstanding queries timeously.Supplier Reconciliations:
Ensure that reconciliations are reviewed before submission to Managers/Directors.
Assist Clerks with reconciliations when required.Reporting:
Compile weekly / monthly reporting requested byManagement.
Compile ad hoc reports when necessary.
Ensure reporting is of a high quality and standard to be presented to Managers/Directors.
Maintain/Update trackers and databases.
Assist with Cashflow when needed.


General ad-hoc duties as requested by management from time to time.
All and any other related duties as expected from the Employer from time to time.

Minimum qualification and experience:

Matric / tertiary qualification in Accounting or Finance.
Min 5 years' experience dealing with the financial aspects of Accounts Payable.
3 - 5 years' experience in a similar role supervising a team of Clerks.
Intermediate to advanced Excel skills essential (VLOOKUP's, Pivot tables etc.).
Experience on systems such as Pastel / Syspro will be advantageous.
Experience in reviewing and reconciling general ledger accounts.
Proficient in the use of the MS Office suite.
Experience in dealing with different currencies will be advantageous.

Soft Skills:

Strong leadership skills.
High attention to detail.
Strong organisational skills (organized and methodical).
Ability to multi-task.
Team player.
Ability to lead and motivate a team.
Ability to handle pressure in reviewing large volumes of work.
Ability to work in a pressurised environment.
Proficient in meeting deadlines.
Understand and display emotional intelligence.
Strong work ethic.
Ability to take instructions and follow standard operating procedures.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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