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

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Dec 31, 2019

A multinational bank that provides a variety of financial services have an exciting job opportunity for a Financial Controller to join their team in Johannesburg. The Financial Controller will support the CFO to ensure financial integrity of the general ledger and to maintain a sound financial reporting and financial control environment. This includes the development of internal control policies and procedures, managing statutory audit processes and tax reporting

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

  • Manage the financial integrity of the general ledger including oversight of supporting processes and systems
  • Control activities such as taxation, cash flow, costing and expense control, administration of contracts and insurance arrangements
  • Prepare financial regulatory reporting
  • Be the key contact for and managing the statutory audits
  • Comply with tax requirements and optimize tax planning for the business
  • Develop accounting policies and procedures including researching technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Participate in and advise the business on financial considerations of new product and process initiatives
  • Support month-end and year-end close processes
  • Manage external suppliers where required
  • Support the CFO on projects for the business or Finance

Requirements for this Financial Controller job in Johannesburg:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Accounting, Business or Commerce
  • Professional Qualification: CA (SA)
  • Experience in a Finance Controller role
  • Solid reporting and budgeting experience, preferably in a global, financial services organisation
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical capability and the ability to generate business critical insights
  • Strong commercial acumen, with proven track record of driving for business outcomes
  • Advanced communication, stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • A passion for the customer experience and an understanding of customer behaviour

If you meet the above requirements for this Financial Controller job in Johannesburg, 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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