Business Controller SSAIntroductionRobert Walters South AfricaDescriptionMinimum Requirements for the Business Controller SSA : CA / CIMA or similar qualifications5 years experience within a Business Controller roleExperience / exposure to Sub-
Saharan Africa experience within a Shared Services environment Core Responsibility for the Business Controller SSA : R-SSC Business Controller's mission is analyze the P&L (above EBITA) reporting of different entities within the Region and ensure the financials are accurate and reliable.
Overall Responsibilities : Prepare and present the internal reporting (management accounts based on SAP BPC and TMS reports) to business and provide detail comments on the main events that occurred during the month (variance analysis)Analyze the site results and propose different initiatives to improve the profitabilityAnalyse and improve the different process regarding the estimations of the work in progress (run off's) and gross profitReconcile the billing system (TMS) to the financial system (SAP / CW1)Follow-
up the evolution of the gross profit in terms of volumes / margin and deliver a forecast for month end and verify the Gross Profit numberPrepare and present reports to business like -
sales reports, client profitability / returns, daily GP dashboardsBe the point of contact between the Regional Shared Service centre and OperationsDrive net working capital improvements with the businessEnsure the SAP Controlling structure (cost centre) is validated by the business and afterwards transferred to the Region for updating in SAPOrganise and guide the budget process with business.
Prepare the P&L budget based on the SAP BPC toolsPrepare rolling forecasts for business to review and approve and then report to Group or Regional ManagementAnalyse and report on staff costs (detailed review), FTE's, Customs issues etcParticipate in the Local Management meetings representing the R-
SSCEnsure that the different Financial processes are respected locally not only by the Finance employees but also Operational personsAssist with the Group and Local Statutory audits (IFRS) by providing local relevant information requested by the auditorsPrepare and present and special reporting required by business (Board presentations)Perform regular Controller visits (internal audit) to the relevant entities and report back to business on issues and recommendations and ensure they are rectified where necessaryReview the Board meeting presenatationsAd hoc duties for the CFO and Director Should you meet the above requirements please apply.