Financial Controller (FMCG)

Short Job Description: 

Growing FMCG company, focussing on product origin & quality, requires a Financial Accountant/Controller, responsible for the financial reporting, management accounts and year-end financials (including creditors ageing and collection reporting, and cash flow monitoring).  This is a fixed duration contract with the option to extend.

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Bryanston, office
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Flexible working hours
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Accountant (Non-CA)
Financial Controller
Financial Management
Required Qualification: 
Post matric financial qualification
Required computer program skills: 
MS Office and Pastel
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
6 hours or full day (depending on your preference)
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R35 000 - R40 000 pm (part time or full day - please stipulate your preference)
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Full Job Description: 

Key performance indicators:
Accountability of the financial operations of the business, encompassing the management of all reporting & financial requirements to the owner. Key deliverables include monthly management accounts & annual Financial Statements, including an analytical review of Income statement and balance sheet reports, Fixed Asset Management, Creditors ageing and collection reporting, cash flow monitoring and intercompany statements and recons

  • Review of monthly/weekly profit reporting and analysis of key variances to the prior year and budget
  • Optimize the costs and efficacy of actions undertaken in accordance with good practices/Internal Control (e.g. customer benefits, value analysis, cost analysis, POS advertising, etc.).
  • Managing accounting reporting and consolidation - Debtors and Creditors teams 
  • Plan and analyze Business Performance, optimize the cost of sales
  • Monitor costs and identify risks and opportunities. Manage the forecast and Annual Operating Commitment, process and oversee audits, both internal and external as well as statutory reporting and tax compliance. 
  • Manage and prepare year-end statutory financial statements and tax returns. 

Min Requirements

  • Relevant 3-year financial qualification
  • 4-6 years of relevant experience within finance
  • Pastel and MS Office
  • Solid FMCG experience essential.
Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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