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Financial Controller/Accountant (CIMA or CA(SA))

Cape Town – Western Cape

SUPPORT the financial controlling process by gathering, analysing and packaging financial information as your numerical expertise is sought to fill the role of Financial Controller/Accountant by a cutting-edge Eyecare Specialist. You will also assist with the execution of monthly, quarterly and annual financial deliverables. Non-negotiable requirements include being CIMA or CA(SA) qualified with Intermediate to Advanced Excel proficiency. It would also be preferred for applicants to have Retail and SAP experience.
Controller Responsibilities
Incentives –
  • Gather and consolidate inputs for incentive calculation.
  • Maintenance of the incentive model.
  • Analyse incentives per segment per region.
  • Ad hoc modifications as per evolving business requirements.
  • Proactive incentive proposals to drive sales.
Target Setting –
  • Gather and consolidate inputs for target setting calculation.
  • Preparation of file for Targets meetings with various stakeholders.
  • Finalisation, presentation and delivery of final targets.
Productivity –
  • Gather and consolidate inputs for labour productivity.
  • Provide meaningful commentary on variances.
  • Finalisation and delivery of Corporate submission.
  • Sales & KPIs Reporting –
  • Generate and distribute daily & weekly sales reports.
  • Daily, weekly analysis by segment and region.
  • Act as the main support and point of contact for Market Director/GM.
Store PnL –
  • Preparation and distribution of Monthly Store PnL.
  • Preparation of meaningful commentary and insights.
Data Integrity –
  • Reconciliation of various data sources to ensure integrity.
  • Act as the custodian of all qualitative and quantitative sales data across the organisation.
Business Cases –
  • Preparation and submission of Real Estate business cases for Corporate approval.
Corporate submissions and relationship –
  • Preparation & Submission of monthly templates.
  • Preparation and planning for MBR/GM meetings.
Budget/Forecasting –
  • Preparation of  Budgets and Forecasts.
  • Monthly analysis vs Budget/Forecast.
  • Proactive management of risks and recommendations on deviations.
  • Communicate and present budget packs to relevant corporate stakeholders.
Month End Closure –
  • Preparation of Monthly Pack.
  • Review and analyse Monthly/Quarterly business PnL.
  • Delivery and communication of Monthly/Quarterly business PnL.
Finance Duties
Tax –
  • VAT Recon and Submission.
  • Company Tax Return – Drive the preparation in conjunction with external Tax Consultant.
  • Corporate Submissions – Quarterly preparation of tax calculation and submission via HFM.
  • SARS Audit and Admin – 1st Point of contact from administrative POV.
Treasury –
  • Bank Administrator – 1st Point of contact from administrative POV.
  • Cash Flow – Monthly/Quarterly preparation.
  • Corporate – Quarterly check with Corporate tTeasury.
Audit –
  • Self-explanatory.
General Finance & Accounting –
  • Month end closure process.
  • Accrual Management.
  • Corporate Quarterly/Monthly Reporting – HFM flows | Balance sheet Recons  | Ad hoc.
  • Payroll Support – Assistance with store incentive calculation and queries.
  • IFRS 16 Management.
  • Other Corporate submissions.
  • AP – Back-up.
  • FAR – Maintain FAR.
Secretarial –
  • CIPC, etc.
  • BEE.
  • Board Resolutions.
Non-negotiables –
  • CIMA or CA(SA).
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel.
Preferred to have –
  • Retail and SAP experience.

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