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Financial Controller (#948,673,599) 

Job offer #948,673,599 in South Africa

We view our client as one of the top digital organisations in South Africa, who provide marketing and support services to millions of clients across the globe. They are based in very trendy and upmarket offices in Century City, Cape Town. A multi billion-dollar global giant in their field, they are able to attract the very best talent in South Africa, and retain them.

They are currently looking for a Financial Controller to join their team on a 9-month contract.

Reporting to the Finance Manager. This position is responsible for the local creditors and payments function which includes, but not limited to, capturing of data, payments, month end reconciliations and general administrative duties.

The candidate the finance department is looking for a focused, self- motivated & dynamic individual to take on this role. The individual needs to be highly numerate, well organized and able to work to tight deadlines. Attention to detail is crucial.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

Creditors function for all local entities

OPEX Creditors:

- Ensure that all supporting documentation is attached to invoices received for payment
- Ensure invoices have correct authorization and descriptions to facilitate accurate posting in Navision and on-charging of costs toclients
- Capture invoices received for payment into Navision and generate payment requisitions
- Obtain proof of bank details for all changes to banking details or new Vendors (telephonically confirm)
- Upload payments onto Business Online and send for verification andrelease
- Match vendor invoices and payments in Navision
- Prepare monthly Vendor reconciliations for approval (ensure reconciliations signed off after review)
- Ensure that VAT has been allocated appropriately

CAPEX creditors and fixed asset administration:

- Ensure all supporting documentation, approval and descriptions are attached to capex invoices
- If assets purchased on your behalf, request underlying invoices and purchase orders
- For IT assets, request asset serial numbers and locations
- Ensure that VAT has been allocated appropriately
- Capture assets in the fixed asset register
- Issue asset tags where appropriate and agree to those recorded inNavision
- Ensure correct accounting of the disposal of assets and assets removed from the fixed asset register
- Reconcile the fixed asset register to Navision

Reconciliation of staff use of assets / services including:

- Shuttle services
- Teambuilding / team social
- Cellphone usage
- Coffee bar takings and usage

Petty cash

- Count petty cash at the end of each month
- Prepare a petty cash summary and ensure all slips attached
- Post expenses in Navision
- Request cheque for petty cash funding

Credit card administration

- Send credit card statements to card holders and request all supporting documentation by the 3rd working day of the month
- Reconcile credit card statements to slips and post costs into Navision appropriately
- Missing slips amounts to payroll for salary deduction or request manager approval
- Process new credit card applications on appropriateauthorization
- Assist with and follow up on credit card queries andcancellations
- Daily monitoring of credit card balance and fund where necessary
- Escalate credit card queries where appropriate

Quarterly and annual audits

- Assist with the preparation of the quarterly and annual auditfiles
- Effectively communicate with auditors to ensure all audit queries are adequately resolved

Other ad hoc duties

- Archive all financial information
- Assistance with testing of processes before implementation onNavision
- Other ad hoc duties as may be required from time to time


- Bookkeeping / Accounting qualification advantageous
- Previous experience in a Finance department
- 3 years' experience as a Financial Controller
- MS Office - Excel, Word, Access, Outlook advantageous
- Experience with any other accounting software advantageous

Job Details

Job Location
South Africa

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