Site Accountant

  • Gauteng

Reporting to: Operations Manager

Location: Gauteng

Main purpose of the role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for effectively handling the complete finance function of the site. Responsibilities include the ability to ensure that work is accurately completed in a timely manner to ensure the overall financial results are reliable, accurate and completed within strict deadlines.

Key Performance Areas:
  • Daily Monitoring and reporting on site expenses:
    • Packaging and Raw Materials
    • Maintenance expenditure
    • Energy usage and costs
    • Wages
    • Distribution expenses
    • Sales and administration Expenses
    • Ad Hoc reports
  • Monthly/daily processing:
    • Ensure that all goods received and stock issues for the month has been processed
    • Month End Processing
    • Inter Transfer sites – Product
    • GRN’s (Good received notes)
    • Oversee stock takes for all the site warehouses
    • Journal preparation and processing
    • General ledger reconciliations
    • Variance analysis and Reporting
  • Oversee financial management, planning, systems, and controls:
    • Assist with compiling the annual budget
    • Oversee monthly and quarterly assessments and forecast of organizations financial performance against budget, financial and operational goals
    • Participate in projects, modifications, and capital expenditure
    • Develop cost control measures and determine future expenses
    • Provide support to other functions, departments and management
  • Company Policies, Procedures and Statutory Compliance and Processing:
    • Update, maintain and implementation of policies and procedures
    • Maintaining and Control of Supplier Contracts
    • Processing of Supplier Vendor Applications
  • Support to other functions, departments and management:
    • Monitor and improve the maintenance plan and ensure that costs remain within budget
    • Optimize the workflow from operations to distribution to ensure on time delivery to customers
    • Develop and maintain good employment relations with all parties involved
    • Maintain good relationships with customers and suppliers to ensure efficient service
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to work standards and a diverse workplace
  • Excellent commitment to get the job done
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization
  • Action orientated/results driven with sound analytical problem solving ability
  • Good time management skill, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Prepared to use initiative and innovative ideas to implement and direct change when necessary
  • Committed to continuous improvement
  • General Knowledge of Accounting Principles
  • General Knowledge of South African Tax Compliance and Principles
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Variance analysis and Reporting
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Knowledge of any Accounting Packages (Syspro will be an advantage)
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelors (or equivalent) degree in Accounting, Management Accounting , Financial Accounting, Financial Management
  • Must have at least 1-2 years’ experience in a junior managerial position in FMCG, manufacturing or agriculture environment

Qualifying interested applicants are requested to submit their applications to Amanda Mzinyane at Closing Date: 12 April 2021

If you have not received a response within two weeks of the closing date for applications, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.