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Financial Controller - Energy Sector - Gauteng, Germiston

Intellistaff Outsourced Services
Germiston Germiston, Gauteng Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client is looking for a Financial Controller - Energy Sector to join their team
Area/Location: Edenvale, Johannesburg

Job Purpose:

  • To maintain an effective administrative support system for the Financial Manager.
  • Responsible for the control of the inventory, accounts receivable and payable and administration function.
  • To manage the day-to-day operations of the business, reporting and compliance.
  • Process and capture source documentation up to trial balance and to assist in completion of Management Accounts and financial reporting.

Entry Requirements (Qualification):

  • A tertiary accounting qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in an accounting position.
  • Experience in a manufacturing/production environment.
  • Knowledge of Syspro would be advantageous.
  • Experience working in multiple foreign currencies.
  • Knowledge of IFRS standards
  • Medium level of knowledge of VAT and company taxes


  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Assertive
  • Self-disciplined and organized.
  • Team player
  • Integrity and honesty


  • High computer literacy - MS Office and ERP systems
  • Numeracy skills
  • Decision-making skills
  • Communications skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Administrative skills

Competencies & Competency Levels:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Information Seeking
  • Initiative
  • Customer Orientation
  • Achievement Orientation
  • Self Confidence

Key Performance Areas (Accounting):

  • Implement and maintain accounting and physical asset control.
  • Review and improve the internal company processes.
  • Review work of subordinates dealing with AP, AR, and bank
  • Reconciliations of accounts on the TB.
  • Interface with external auditors on all aspects of the audit
  • Accounts receivable: process, manage and control.
  • Procurement and Accounts payable: process, manage and control.
  • Inventory: control, counts and processing.
  • Intercompany accounting and reconciliations.
  • Preparation of accounts for multiple companies to TB level.
  • Analytical reporting.
  • Maintain proper audit trails for audit and tax purposes.
  • Review month end reports for accuracy/completeness of processing.
  • Preparation of Management Reports.
  • Assist with preparation of budgets and monthly forecasts.
  • Meeting monthly deadlines.

Key Performance Areas (Other):

  • Co-ordinates and maintains effective workflow processes pertaining to the whole business into the finance department
  • Produce weekly cash flow
  • Assist with management of project costs.
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Assist with preparation of AFS

Desired Skills:
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Financial Controller - Energy Sector
  • Director of Finance

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