• Finance Controller - Global Planning and Logistics Africa Jobs in South Africa

  • Cummins Engine, Inc.
  • South Africa

Job Description:

Finance Controller - Global Planning and Logistics Africa


Responsible for all accounting, budgeting, financial controls, and costs for an entity or organization Works with the Business Unit/Line of Business/Functional Controller to apply consistent accounting practices at the operations level Participates in the leadership team for the operation

Manages all accounting practices for the entity; conducts the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and forecast processes

Works with the business unit/line of business/functional controller to apply consistent accounting practices

Participates in the business as a member of the leadership team

Ensures processes are efficient and that the product/operation maintains cost effectiveness

Partners with business leaders to provide input into development of business strategies

Leads finance communications across the operation

Manages the monthly and quarterly financial reporting process, including general ledger and subsidiary financial ledgers

Maintains a strong control environment across the key business cycles, including account reconciliations and systems implementations

Provides appropriate resources for internal and external financial and process audits

Implements recommended changes to accounting practices

Coordinates financial modeling of quotation packages

Develops and presents reports and analyses to the business leader

Leads efforts to comply with any governmental or regulatory organization financial requirements

Provides business support, in terms of accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory control, shipping/receiving and payroll

Forecasts logistics costs and inventory; provides leadership to business to meet logistics and working capital targets

Leads financial analysis on capital projects and overall capital management process at the entity level

Coaches and mentors all entity finance staff; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports



Financial Regulations Acumen - Evaluates applicable regulations for the financial area of focus, such as tax, banking, pension, local accounting to ensure underlying transactions are recorded in compliance with applicable regulations; explains key requirements and purpose of regulations and implications to the business to inform and educate relevant stakeholders

Business Partnering - Collaborates with stakeholders and develops partnerships to drive performance that aligns to organizational goals and strategies; influences the organization by demonstrating knowledge of the business to provide guidance to support the decision making process and guiding the business towards positive results and organizational alignment; evaluates business environment using measures to mitigate risk and capitalize on opportunities

Financial Planning and Forecasting - Utilizes financial forecast data to provide forward looking projections to facilitate decision making; partners with stakeholders to analyze trends and validate assumptions to provide a forecast that aligns to the organizations goals and strategies

Financial Analysis - Interprets financial data by analyzing trends, variances, opportunities and risks to provide insight to stakeholders regarding financial impact to drive business improvement; evaluates financial results against targets to communicate conclusions to all stakeholders; ensures integrity of financial data by investigating variances and determining corrective actions to resolve identified issues

Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments

Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organizations goals

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences

Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise

Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organizations goals

Directs work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done

Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

Situational adaptability - Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification required


Significant experience required, including managerial and budgetary experience in a small-operations manufacturing or distribution center environment

The position is based at the Global Planning and Logistics (GPL) Regional Distribution Centre at Waterfall Commercial Park Woodmead The right candidate will enjoy working in a team to partner with the business in offering efficient cost effective supply chain services for Africa The Controller needs to collaborate with stakeholders and work cross functionally on projects that will support continuous improvement and cost savings for the business


Primary Location South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg-South Africa, Johannesburg, Waterfall Park

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Audit & Risk
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

Key Skills:

Company Profile:

Cummins Engine, Incarfix

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