• Financial Controller Jobs in South Africa

  • Cummins Engine, Inc.
  • South Africa

Job Description:

Financial Controller - Cummins South Africa


Responsible for all accounting, budgeting, financial controls, and costs for a functional organization (ie supply chain, marketing, engineering, manufacturing etc) Ensures consistent application of accounting practices Partners with the function to provide finance leadership across the organization

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

Partners with the function to provide financial guidance and direction

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

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

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

Provides appropriate resources for internal and external financial and process audits

Implements recommended changes to accounting practices

Coordinates financial modeling and analysis in support of business decisions

Drives function initiatives through the business unit/business segment

Develops and presents reports and analyses to the function leader

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

feedback to direct reports

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



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

Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives

Persuades - Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others

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

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 : 20th Feb 2020

Key Skills:

Company Profile:

Cummins Engine, Incarfix

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