Business Unit Controller - #366831

Abantu Staffing Solutions

Date: 6 days ago
City: Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal
Contract type: Full time



  • B.Com Degree (Accounting III)/ National Diploma in Cost Management Accounting or equivalent qualification
  • 3-5 years of financial experience preferably in the automotive industry
  • Experience in a cost accounting environment and methods
  • Experience in financial analysis techniques


  • Advanced computer literacy (MS Excel, SAP, MS PowerPoint, Think-cell, Essbase and Poert BI)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Assertive
  • Analytical skills with systems orientation
  • Be disciplined and able to perform under pressure
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently


  • A good understanding of the exchange rate's impact on the business


  • Controlling the overheads and manpower cost and reporting results for actuals (month and year-to-date) and full-year forecast
  • Calculate the controllable for the planning round and budget
  • Proactively liaise with various stakeholders regarding non-performance to facilitate reporting and corrective measures
  • Evaluate divisional forecast
  • Timeous monthly reporting of manufacturing costs for the finance review meetings
  • Fulfil the month-end financial and accounting requirements
  • Timeous journal postings in SAP for month-end closure
  • Analyse and monitor all costs on an 80/ 20 basis to identify and control cost drivers
  • Financial evaluation of general investment requirements
  • Reconciliation of provision accounts
  • Ensure correct accounting of all transactions and reimbursements
  • Ad-hoc financial studies

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