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Financial Controller

Staff Unlimited Recruitment
Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa
Closing date
Dec 3, 2023

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

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

Minimum Requirements:

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.

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