Senior Site Accountant / Site Finance Manager

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4 months ago

Senior Site Accountant / Site Finance Manager

A national FMCG Manufacturing company, seeks to employ a Senior Site Accountant / Site Financial Manager to be based at their Mthatha operation.  The position will report into the Site Manager as well as the Head of Finance at Head Office.  The successful candidate will be required to be fully based in Mthatha, or to relocate fully. 

Purpose of the role: 

To manage the full finance function on site through the implementation of financial controls aligned to SOP's, and through managing the various finance staff on site. 

To ensure controls are maintained in all finance related functions/procedures. To generate reports as required across all aspects

of the value chain.

Qualification and requirements:

- BCom Accounting


- Minimum of 3 years' experience in the FMCG industry highly advantageous

- Knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains or equivalent would be desirable


- Weekly preparation of Profit Statement for submission to Head Office

- Budget management monthly / weekly / daily

- Evaluate proposed capital projects and the completion of capex requests

- Processing and reconciliation of Cashbook and Pre-deposit account

- The accurate capturing of month end journals and ensuring that month-end closure deadlines are met

- Approval of Purchase Orders

- Review and approve creditors reconciliations

- Review and approve debtors

- Review of weekly wages; monthly review of salaries

- Daily checking of Cashiers Recons to see if all money banked

- Management of cash office

- Reconciliation, manage staff that reconcile drivers daily, charging of drivers

- Monthly/weekly/daily reporting on expenses and inefficiencies in the value chain

- Monthly Stock Counts

- Reconcile Inter-companies weekly and monthly

- Month End Process – complete general ledger reconciliations

- Monthly journals, stock, conversions, inter-companies, wages, outsource labour

- Annual budget preparation and the coordination and participation in annual asset verification

- Assistance in the preparation of internal and external audits is a must.

- Advisory role to Factory Manager regarding all financial information

- Assist Factory Manager with Business Reviews and presentations

Competencies / Skills:

- Accurate attention to detail

- Coordination and participation skills for a monthly inventory count

- Working in a pressurised environment.

- Strong people management skills.

Position specific requirements:

- Willing to work extra time if the work requires.

- Working on weekends and public holidays