Job DescriptionCoca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has an exciting opportunity in our Finance Department. We are looking for a talented individual with relevant skills and experience for a Financial Planner : SBL, based in Midrand.
The successful candidate will report directly to the Financial Controller : Manufacturing.
Key Purpose :
To provide a high level of support, consolidation and monitoring of various management accounting and operational processes to ensure that the information supplied can be used by senior management in the achievement of profit and productivity targets.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures for SBL.
Oversee the accounting operations of affected areas (Exports, Warehouse and Finance) especially their control systems, transaction-
processing operations, and policies and procedures relating to SBL.
Monthly reporting preparation, overall Income Statement and Balance Sheet control, presentations and confirm submission of the consolidated SBL.
SBL system management in SAP, including monitoring and reviewing with input from key stakeholders and also the monthly true-
up of the accruals to the amounts filed by the Indirect Tax Manager on efiling.
Issue timely and complete reports and monthly reconciliation of the accrual accounts as requested.
Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management.
Supporting the Indirect Tax Manager to enable them to make submission of SBL payments via efiling and assisting to resolve any queries that may arise.
Support the Indirect Tax Manager and Compliance Specialist with SARS Excise Enforcement SBL Audits.
Continually interact with the Tax Department to ensure that any rule amendments made by SARS, affecting SBL, are understood and incorporated into the management of SBL policies and procedures.
Ensure that Exports Manual Claiming Process is followed on a monthly basis by addressing any obstacles that might occur in preventing a manual claim being made.
Ensure that Quality, Manufacturing and Exports are uploading their supporting documentation to DESMAT by managing exception reporting from DESMAT
Where there is new product or reformulations ensure that the sugar content is received from Quality in the form of a certificate and that the monthly submission to SARS reflects the correct sugar content on SAP.
Monitoring indicators and variables. Month-end processing of financial transactions and consolidation of figures.
Ensure sound control measures, policies and governance within the SBL functions which includes the development and updating of process and procedure
Facilitating the annual plan and short-term forecasts for the SBL calculations.
Analyse weekly operational score cards for SBL
Engage with business on operational opportunities and projects.
Regular line item analysis in general ledger accounts to determine validity and accuracy of entries.
Ad hoc requests within the Manufacturing and SBL
Attendance of stock counts Skills, Experience & EducationQualifications and Experience :
B Com Accounting or an equivalent financial qualification.
CIMA or CA (SA) Qualification would be an advantage
Three years financial experience
Experience in planning (budgets, forecasting) and cost accountancy
Knowledge of CCBSA reporting and financial requirements will be an advantage.
Tableau experience an advantage
Qlikview knowledge an advantage
Margin Minder knowledge an advantage
Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge
Key Attributes and Competencies :
Drive financial value through business partnering
Good administrative, planning and organisational skills
Interpersonal skills appropriate to working with senior and line management.
Ability to persevere and focus on targets.
Problem solving skills.
Ability to handle pressure of deadlines and work volumes.
Attention to detail.
Analytical thinking GeneralInternal Candidates must submit a fully approved application form (signed off by the Line Manager and HR) to the talent acquisition specialist before the closing date.
This role is bonded for equity candidates.