Permanent Offered Salary : Negotiable

Financial Controller

  • Milnerton, Western Cape, South Africa View on Map
  • posted 1 week ago
  • Posted Date : February 22, 2021
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Job Description

Financial Controller Milnerton Cape Town 

Our Client a Manufacturer e-commerce giant in Milnerton is looking for a Financial Controller to join their team. This is a EE/AA position preferable. SAIPA Qualified Accountants are Welcome to Apply

Salary Negotiable to experience


Min Requirements

  • Matric or NQF equivalent
  • Preferably a BComm degree or similar qualification
  • Ideally completed articles (SAICA/SAIPA)
  • 5 years’ experience in similar role – Ideally in a retail or FMCG environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Advanced Excel skills
  • Advanced knowledge of SAGE X3 would be an advantage, or at the minimum, advanced knowledge of a similar ERP system.



  • Provide overall management and leadership to the finance department and ensures that all finance department staff are trained and well versed in their requirements.
  • The controller will oversee the management of all departmental KPI’s and ensure that the outcome of the team achieves the business requirements aligned to the Companies vision i.e. best practice.
  • Work very closely with the Finance Manager to ensure the smooth operation of all finance and accounting matters.
  • The Financial Controller will ensure that accurate accounting records are maintained by the accounting staff and will ensure all issues are timeously and adequately addressed.
  • Ensure accurate, reliable, consistent and timeous accounting for Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, other receivables and payables, banking, fixed assets, income and expenditure.
  • The Financial Controller will oversee and be ultimately responsible for the company trial balance and ensure the accuracy of all general ledger accounts.
  • Overall responsibility for the accurate, timeous and complete preparation of all balance sheet reconciliations, carefully prepared monthly.
  • The finance controller will be expected to review and approve all monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Ensure strong quality control over all financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Develop suitable standard operating procedures (SOP) for all company accounting functions.
  • Ensure adherence of IFRS in all accounting operations.
  • Preparation of all statutory requirements (i.e.: VAT, Provisional tax, and income tax returns).
  • Fixed Asset register control
  • Assist in the preparation of annual financial statements.
  • The analysis of any financial data required by the Finance Manager or the Finance and Operations Director.
  • The Finance Controller will oversee and manage the finance month.
  • Oversee management of company insurance and the tracking and filing of all company agreements

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