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Finance Controller – Accounting and Finance job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Apr 1, 2019

An engineering business that focuses on the design, development and supply of proprietary engineered components are looking for a Finance Controller to join their team in Johannesburg. The Finance Controller will collaborate with senior management to position the business for financial growth and efficiency, and to ensure that the company meets or exceeds its financial commitments

Your key job responsibilities as the Finance Controller in Johannesburg will include:

  • Work closely with Senior Management, Manufacturing Organization and Sales team to improve the company’s financial performance
  • Oversee monthly accounting close process and timely and accurate reporting of financials to Corporate
  • Ensure statements correctly reflect the company’s financial position in accordance with GAAP
  • Review financial results and key financial metrics with senior management
  • Assess and quantify risks, monitor the execution of deliverables, recommend and implement action necessary to improve profit and financial position
  • Lead the development of annual Business Plan and monthly Profit & Loss forecasts, including monthly margin forecasts
  • Evaluate Capital Expenditure requests and validate return on investment
  • Perform pricing analysis and audit to ensure compliance to the company’s Pricing Policy
  • Support functional leaders to achieve Productivity/Cost Improvement commitment

Requirements for this Finance Controller job in Johannesburg:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Accounting. CA(SA) preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive Accounting and Finance experience
  • Experience in Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial Accounting and Cost Accounting required
  • Demonstrate the ability to thoroughly understand a business strategy and determine linkages to financial initiatives and drivers
  • Strong ability to lead, develop, and retain associates within the finance organization
  • Ability to effectively manage people, projects, and tasks ensuring appropriate responsiveness and priority
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels within the organization and influence processes across multiple functions and stakeholders
  • Highly computer proficient, including advanced capabilities with Excel

If you meet the above requirements for this Finance Controller job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you. Please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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