Financial Accountant

We are looking for a Financial Accountant in Cape Town to join a well established, dynamic and hyper growth company within their logistics and group finance teams. We are looking for a qualified or part qualified CA(SA) / CIMA candidate, who is prepared to be challenged, and ideally has experience within the supply chain space. This is a hybrid working position, where you will be expected to work in office 4 days per week in the CBD.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Finance Business Partner
  • Support the co-ordination and preparation of budgets, financial forecasts and actual vs budget cost tracking
  • Recommendation and Implementation of financial processes, improvement measures and Internal Control procedures
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Continuous improvement and insurance reporting, automation of reporting and building robust financial models and processes that aid decision making
  • Analyse and identify data sets required to support model tracking
  • Engage with different business stakeholders on project initiatives, costs analysis etc
  • Month end reporting – Prepare monthly management accounts and cost centre reports (Actual vs. Budget) and distribute to stakeholders; reporting on variances, performance indicators, trends and financial ratios
  • Preparing & reviewing of monthly B/S recons
  • Monitor, prepare and report on capital expenditure (Actual vs Budget, Capex Utilisation and Return on Investment) per project
  • Monitor all delivery costs and volumes, investigate variances
  • Expense and cost centre allocation and purchase order approval management and tracking
  • Maintaining insurance register
  • Managing junior staff

Requirements:

  • BCom (Hons) / BCom (Logistics) / BCom (Finance) 
  • Completed articles / CA(SA) / part CIMA qualified 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role / environment (within Supply chain)
  • Logistics, Distribution Centre exposure would be preferred
  • Computer skills: Advanced Excel and Google Sheets

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