Job Title
Finance Controller
Employment Type
Full Time
4 to 8 years
Job Published
05 July 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Finance Controller

  • Completed Accounting Diploma or Degree
  • 5- 8 yrs practical accounting experience
  • Good command of English and good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate (MS Office)
  • Knowledge and experience of accounting software Accpac (Multicurrency AR AP GL Cashbook, Norming Asset, Intelligent Reports & HFM
  • An understanding of basic accounting principles and able to reconcile general ledger /key supplier accounts
  • A good understanding of tax principles – IT14SD
  • Visible initiative and drive together with flexibility are key attributes required
  • The ability to work independently under pressure according to tight deadlines is imperative
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Able to establish & maintain effective relationships with superiors, colleagues, clients and suppliers
  • Able to develop sound internal customer relationships
  • Uses IT for controlling and improving work results
  • Commitment to complying with company ethics
  • Further critical attributes include a meticulous approach, attention to detail and a high level of conscientiousness
  • To be proactive and well motivated
  • Good planning & organisational skills
  • Available to work outside of normal working hours as/ when required
  • Valid Code 08 Driver’s License




  • Balance Accpac, revenue schedules P&L’s at month end
  • Ensure completeness in the recording of revenue
  • Supervision of two staff to ensure weekly processing by the team is done

Debtors Management

  • Monitor & record prefunding receipts for vessels
  • Follow up on queries
  • Monitoring debtors balances outside credit terms
  • Prepare monthly debtors report for review with the branch manager & follow up outstanding


  • Processing trade creditors
  • Releasing disbursement & trade creditors for payment
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements to invoices processed
  • Complete eft for urgent payments
  • Complete expense & Tax schedules
  • Open new suppliers accounts in AccountPayable


  • Treasury functions - Capturing payments on Standard bank on line
  • Reconciliations of bank accounts and exchange gains & losses,

Disbursement Control

  • Manage the disbursement accounts
  • Compile Supplementary schedules
  • Reconciliation of Final Disbursement accounts

Monthly/Quarterly /Year end Reporting

  • Monthly/ Quarterly reporting on HFM
  • Month end General Ledger and VAT recons
  • Quarterly Forecasts & Group reporting AuditCom reports, BEE, Sustainability and ScoreCards
  • Annual Budgets schedules
  • Overseas Travel Schedules and Reconciliations
  • Compile necessary reports for audit verification
  • Year end schedules to meet annual external audit requirements
  • Maintaining leases schedule IFRS

Other functions

  • Admin Duties
  • Maintaining Journals
  • Asset Control and Capex documentation
  • Statutory returns eg. Stats SA
  • Control of storage and destruction of documents
  • Maintaining prudent accounting controls over the branch income and expenditure
  • Strict adherence to the companies policies & procedure
  • Assisting the Finance Manager
  • Any other ad-hoc duties that may be required within the finance department