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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Department: Finance
Location: Brickfield Canvas, Woodstock, Cape Town or WeWork, Rosebank, Johannesburg
Reporting to: Head of Finance

Our company is looking for a passionate, diligent, and self-driven person to manage the accounting operations of 4 companies, as well as supervising and training the staff responsible. The ideal candidate for the financial controller position is bright, attentive, and efficient with self-assurance and the ability to complete work skilfully. The financial controller must deliver precise information under strict deadlines.

Key Objectives and Duties:
1. Oversee the day-to-day accounting operations of the company and its subsidiaries;
2. Manage billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Asset control, and revenue recognition;
3. Management of all admin duties including office admin;
4. Manage and mentor junior personnel in the accounting department with key objectives to be achieved;
5. Maintain a system of control over all daily transactions;
6. Preparing the management reports for the Pinewood Technologies and Pinewood DMS companies monthly and reporting on this in the monthly Finance meeting by the deadlines allocated by executives;
7. Ensuring excellent Finance reporting quality for all group companies
8. Preparing all monthly GP reconciliations and questioning any discrepancies;
9. Preparing all monthly balance sheet reconciliations and supporting documents keeping to strict deadlines allocated;
10. Preparing mid-month projections to be presented to management monthly.
11. Analyse and control revenue imports and questioning all variances, while ensuring prompt collection of accounts receivable;
12. Analyse and control expenses ensuring expenses align to budgets while ensuring all payments are made timeously with the appropriate approval;
13. Ensuring that daily processing in Pinewood DMS is kept up to date to ensure that weekly recons are communicated in a timeous manner;
14. Drive usage of our internal ERP system (Autotask), assisting with internal processes to ensure a smooth handover of items between different departments;
15. Assisting the Head of Finance with the external reviews to ensure correct & accurate year-end financials within budget.

Inherent Requirements of the Job:
1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting
2. 4+ years of accounting experience, which includes at least 2 years of team management
3. Thorough knowledge of accountancy
4. Superior verbal and written communication skills
5. Ability to problem solve
6. High attention to detail
7. Willing to travel

To apply, simply click on this ‘Apply for position‘ link. (Make sure to add your Curriculum Vitae, which must not be longer than 2 pages, with a brief covering letter.)

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