Financial Controller South Africa
Somerset West, South Africa
12d ago

Job Introduction

The Financial Controller (FC) is the owner of all internal and external information reporting for South Africa and other African countries including all financial and taxation controls, ensures all reporting is in line with the timetable, group policy and local regulations.

Role Responsibility

  • Ensure all businesses in the region adhere to group accounting policies
  • Applies knowledge of GAAP, accrual base accounting, organisational auditing and tax filing
  • Leads learning and development plans for the accounting resource within each operation
  • Controls the accuracy and timeliness of all weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual accounts and budgets of the region
  • Lead contact on internal and external audit
  • Supports the commercial leadership on both prospecting, operational performance and balance sheet items including project reports, contracting controls, fixed asset controls, AR and AP
  • The Ideal Candidate

    With multiple experiences in financial accounting, the FC has excellent supervisory skills, strong software knowledge and is detail orientated.

    The FC will have good communication links with the commercial and operational managers to support their objectives of growing the business within the agreed control environment.

    The FC demonstrates best management practice and need to be an excellent business partner to the operations side of the business.

    The ideal candidate will also be up to date with current regulations affecting the industry and effects upon the company, is knowledgeable about company procedures and compliance issues.

    About the Company

    ALE is an engineering specialist. The core activity of the group involves engineering solutions for the horizontal and vertical movement of very large individual items.

    Our expertise lies in all aspects of heavy lifting and transportation, including specialised cranes, transporters, hydraulic equipment, and barges.

    The unique nature of our work means that we rely on highly skilled operators and engineers to work on our projects in a safety critical environment.

    ALE serve a wide variety of industry sectors worldwide, ranging from power generation to ports, from renewables to oil and gas, and from civil engineering to mining.

    We work both onshore and offshore, and in many other challenging environments from high altitude, to desert and even arctic conditions.

    Our customers include the top global Engineering Procurement and Contracting companies (EPCs), oil and gas companies, NOCs, major infrastructure specialists, governments, ports and other contractors.

    Formed in 1983, ALE employs 1,500 people in more than 40 businesses across the world. The company has grown tenfold in the last ten years, and is continuing to reach out to new locations and sectors.

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