Our client primarily in the automotive industry, is seeking an experienced Financial Controller in the Coega - IDZ area in Port Elizabeth. The individual will be required to ensure accounting processes are executed according to finance, legal and head office requirements and developed in accordance with the Legal guidelines within the Finance.
Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Full accounting function - debtors, creditors, cash book, and relevant monthly journal entries 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 and 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 Conduct monthly VAT report Collaborate in the cash planning report preparations Preparation of information for FICO Team weekly updates Perform monthly bank reconciliations closing procedures Monthly Sales report to local management Prepare and submit monthly IC reconciliations Debtors and 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 and Group Reports Update Group weekly & daily cash and sales reports Assist with audit & preparation Assist with the preparation of budget and forecasts Support with preparations of sales and cost of sales for budget input Payroll postings according to relevant cost center's Vendor code creation SAP (FI) Approved bank beneficiary creation Attending to queries from Auditors, financial & statutory representatives (SARB, Bank, SARS, STATS SA…) Additional ad hoc duties as necessary by management & Group HO
Tertiary qualification 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
Characteristics and Values:
Open-minded team player Entrepreneurial thinking and action Customer-oriented thinking and action Independent and responsible way of working Good planning, organizational and administrative skills. English fluency Cost awareness
Should you be interested in applying for the above position please apply directly to the advert. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of applying, please do consider your application as unsuccessful.