Financial Controller - Automotive Manufacturing and Freight or Logistics in Western Cape - Hrst


HRST is a recruitment agency that specializes in all recruitment needs. Recruiter from sector Human Resources, located in Abroad, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 16 October


  • R 35.000,00 monthly
  • Province

  • Western Cape
  • Description

    Tertiary Qualification(s) Degree 3 Years of financial management
    Computer Literacy Level MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook Basic Intermediate Advanced x Additional Computer Skills e.g. software knowledge - Navision / COGNOS / eMpower / other
    System skills – Cargowise, SAP, Excellent Microsoft Office skills
    NOTE: Grade 12 / Matric.
    • Needs to have strategic outlook and the ability to identify opportunities, develop solutions and then execute them with a predefined output and timeframe.
    • Manage and lead a team
    • Provide insight and feedback on branch performance relative to metrics, targets and budgets.
    • Be the point of contact between the business and Regional Shared service centre
    • Identify and implement profit improvement plans (grow revenue, control/reduce costs) to optimize results
    • Cost control – ensure branch costs are within budget and are recorded in the correct period. Provide branch management with reports on the analyses of actuals v budget
    • Assist and guide the Branch to meet metrics set by RSSC e.g. Invoicing, overdue, balance sheet items with debit ageing, DSO
    • Assist Branch with maximizing client profitability and Return on Invested capital
    • Work with ops, sales and RSSC to perform route cause analysis of overdue clients and design and implement processes to rectify these issues
    • Assist the branch with vendor management. Work with RSSC, ops and the vendor to resolve queries/issues to ensure opening, maintaining, receiving of invoices and paying of vendors meets the required metrics
    • Safeguard Petty cash and maintain supporting documentation
    • Review of financial figures in SAP BPC (P/L, B/S, Cash Flow) & comment on deviations against budget and last year and provide detail comments on the main events that occurred during the month
    • Organize the budget process and guide the business through the different stages (i.e. targets, new business targets, uploads templates, cost allocation)
    • Review revenue and ensure figures are reliable and accurate. Met the metrics set by RSSC i.e. Negative accruals (debits), WIP, Run off, Gross margin %
    • Prepare business cases for opening / closing down of new facilities
    • Prepare Client profitability analysis as and when required
    • Prepare an analysis of Return on Invested Capital calculations for future investments and clients
    • Analyse and improve the different process regarding the estimations of the work in progress and gross profit
    • Analyze the site results and propose different initiatives to improve the profitability
    • Ensure compliance with Group accounting policies
    • Follow-up the evolution of the gross profit in terms of volumes/margin and deliver a forecast for month end
    • Ensure that the different financial processes are respected and followed locally not only by the Finance employees but also Operations
    • Provide ad hoc financial information to the branches/countries (e.g. sales commission data, client revenue MOM/YOY)

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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  • Financial Controller - Automotive Manufacturing and Freight or Logistics in Western Cape

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  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 35.000,00 monthly

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