Financial Controller

Location: Durban, South Africa
Salary: Negotiable
Recruiter: Talented Recruitment
Job Ref: DBN000725/KA
Summary: A large corporate in the telecommunications industry is looking for a Financial Controller to join their company.



Job Description

Purpose of the job:

To manage “entity” Financial Control

Key performance areas:

  • Co-ordinate annual audit
  • Manage staff of the Financial Control Section
  • Prepare current and deferred tax computations
  • Provide technical, procedural and policy guidance
  • Recruit and hire staff for the Financial Control Section
  • Handle labour relations issues (e.g. disciplinary hearings)
  • Prepare annual budgets and monthly forecasts for all departments
  • Assign, monitor and coordinate assignments (plan and organise work)
  • Determine training needs and identify training courses for direct reports
  • Sign off all trial balance and financial accounts before these are audited
  • Prepare annual financial statements including all relevant IFRS disclosures.
  • Evaluate performance of professional staff (conduct performance appraisals)
  • Direct budget and cost controls, financial analysis and accounting practices and reports
  • Ensure the company is insured for the right value
  • Manage any insurance claims that need to be made.
  • Career development for direct reports (counselling, coaching, identify KPA’s, career planning, goal setting)
  • Analyse and interpret financial data and recommend changes to improve systems and financial performance
  • Ensure monthly payments are made timeously. Includes ensuring payments are made to suppliers based onrequisitions
  • Ensure all month-end closure activities are carried out timeously and correctly. Includes ensuring that the
  • correct procedures are followed, and that the correct modules are closed on the system
  • Manage the company’s fixed assets
  • Ensure assets are loaded onto the financial system correctly, and that
  • they are depreciated correctly and can be physically verified from the system to the physical location
  • Assess financial components (e.g. revenue, expense, operating income and expenses, net income, capex and cash flows) of all Departments. Identify financial impact on overall profit, and communicate risks and
  • recommendations to executive management for each Department
  • Perform any other related duties as requested

Attributes and competencies:

  • Reporting skills
  • Budgeting skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Pastel Evolution
  • Financial Analysis
  • Management Skills
  • Direct Budget and Cost Control
  • Accounting practices and reports
  • Preparation of annual financial statements
  • Ability to analyse and interpret financial data
  • Excellent Written and Verbal communication skills
  • Preparation of annual budgets and monthly forecasts
  • Preparation of current and deferred tax complications


Minimum requirements:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant registered with an appropriate, recognized professional body
  • 2-3 years commercial experience, including management experience
  • Pastel experience preferable



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