Financial Controller (Ref: SMFC)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Financial sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Wednesday 9 February 2022
Job Description:

A super opportunity has arisen for a Financial Controller, based in Gauteng.

Please email applications through to

Main job function


Be responsible for the implementation and continuity of an efficient and effective system of internal control in both computerised and manual environment covering all facets of the activities

Maintain a current and objective review of all policies and procedures within the finance environment

Ensure the efficient and effective operation of the SAP System, which includes adequate security procedures

Provide the financial perspective on the activities of all other divisions including assisting with the feasibility and investigations

Undertake the recruitment of all associates in your department and prepare, in conjunction with the Human Resources Division letters of appointment

Be responsible for directing the orientation of new associates

Assist with training, development and well-being of associates placed under your jurisdiction

Ensure that all associates placed under your control are properly managed and carry out their duties responsibly and in an efficient manner

Provide reliable and timely reporting of the Companies financial positions and results of operations on a weekly and monthly basis

Prepare and review departmental expense reporting as required, working with, and assisting other divisions

Liaise with Companies external auditors to ensure that an efficient and effective yearly audit is carried out

Provide timely reports to the Finance & Admin Manager for submission to company Corporation, Buffalo, USA

Continually monitor, manage, and plan the Companies’ working capital requirements

Liaise with the Companies’ bankers in all issues relating to the running of accounts and the provision of finance

Ensure that all foreign exports are adequately managed

Liaise with the Companies’ insurance agents to obtain adequate cover for the various risks

Ensure timeous submission of VAT returns and that these are balanced to the Companies’ books of account

Ensure that all other returns and reconciliations IRP5, IT3(A), IRP6 etc. are submitted within the required time

Establish parameters for the opening of credit accounts and constantly controlling of debtors’ accounts in conjunction with the Vice President Sales, AR Team Leader

Compile provisional corporate tax estimates and submit for review


BCom with articles or Bcompt (Honours)

Minimum 7 years proven experience in similar position within FMCG/Multinational company


Ability to manage a team

Excellent computer skills

Excellent numerical ability

Outstanding organizational skills

Good interpersonal skills

Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Sian Morgan