Finance Logistics Controller

  • Date Listed 20/11/2014
  • Location

    Century City, Cape Town

  • Advertised By Private
  • Job Type Full-Time
  • Employment Equity Non EE/AA

Finance / Logistics Controller position


Leading International FMCG manufacturer with exports to more than 110 Countries requires a Finance/Logistics controller responsible for finance, logistics and warehouse reporting to Group CFO


Minimum Experience

Matric (compulsory) and Strong all round accounting skills
Tertiary qualification in Finance
3 – 4 years’ experience in FMCG, Accounts, Logistics


Skills required, essential duties and responsibilities


Financial statements and reports – internal and external

Budgets and forecast

Business processes, controls and IT-system (implementation/maintenance/optimization).

Extensive knowledge of Accounting, Pastel, Excel

Cash management /debtor management/debt collection

Warehousing / stock control, invoicing of local accounts / Deliveries

Knowledge of shipping / importing useful – Handling/overview of all inbound/outbound shipments

Inventory in South Africa – day to day deliveries and repackaging.  

Intercompany transactions with the parent company/other group companies

Contact to auditors, legal counselors, credit insurance and insurance brokers

High organization and planning skills
Advanced MS Excel, Strong in Microsoft products & ERP systems
Excellent computer literacy
Effective time management skills, able to work independently with extreme accuracy,

Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment
Attention to detail
Excellent communication skills


Key Competencies:


Full accounting function

Cash flow, budget, banking, recons, invoicing, payroll, Vat, Paye

Debtors and creditors management

Management of 3rd party agents

Reporting on financial matters to HQ

Management of warehouse in respect of Capturing of new stock, liaising with Warehouse for orders

Forecasting warehouse stock required

Resolving invoicing queries / queries on customer accounts

Controlling the delivery process to relevant customers 

Monitoring of stock processes

Assist with general office duties