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Financial Controller

Employer
Fraser Alexander Ltd.
Location
Benoni Benoni Ekurhuleni, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Role
Controller
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PURPOSE

This role exists to ensure site costing (actual, budget and forecast) is produced timeously and accurately. The incumbent is responsible for the quality review of information entering the finance and related systems and therefore creates a vital link between the Finance and Operations teams. The working arrangement for this position is hybrid and the incumbent will be required to work in the office twice a week.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting

Assist in preparing accurate financial reports on a monthly basis.

Report on day-to-day cost management of the Division

Present monthly results in OPCO meetings

Assist in preparing and supplying operational finance information to the Division

Governance

Ensure compliance with relevant legislation (Income Tax Act, Value Added Tax Act, etc.) including legislative amendments and industry best practices, as well as proactively advising on solutions to relevant stakeholders

Identify any audit areas or potential risks

Ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to

Assist in preparing the annual audit file for external and internal auditors and assisting auditors with queries.

Budget and Forecast

Create, advise and consolidate budget and forecast on site and business unit level for operations.

Assist with the monthly rolling forecast calculations.

Analyse and identify variances amongst the budget, forecast and actuals.

Operational Management

Assist in managing overtime hours worked.

Compile and implement corrective action plans to rectify negative trends.

Manage stock counts.

Manage asset verification process.

Provide quality accounting support and technical advice to key internal stakeholders.

Transactional Shared Services

Monitor revenue and costs vs budget

Prepare monthly journals.

Review cost allocation of purchase requests.

Prepare reconciliations of general ledger accounts

Team Management

Manage the day-to-day activities of the team.

Provide support and assistance to the team to fulfil their financial responsibilities.

Coach, train and develop the team.

Conduct regular site visits.

Manage delivery of services against SLAs

Provide training on financial policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

B Comm Accounting or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

Five years related experience in a construction, mining or tailings environment.

Sage ERP experience would be advantageous.

Contract allowances accounting.

SKILLS, QUALITIES AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Good communication (verbal and written)

Self-starter

Highly self-driven

Detail orientated.

Highly analytical

Problem-solving

Influential logical thinker

Strong prioritizing and organizing skills.

Good presentation skills

Professionalism

Ability to manage multiple and varying tasks.

Ability to handle confidential matters.

Team player

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