Finance Officer – Manufacturing


Purpose of Position:

Complement Recruitment are recruiting for a Finance Officer based in Durban North. This is a permanent position within the Automotive OEM sector. Salary is R22k per month.

Duties & Requirements:

To perform and control all company, finance and other allocated administration tasks. This position will work very closely with management and must attend management meetings; maintain day to day financial accounting, administrative and personnel services in order to meeting legislative requirements that support company operations.

  • Matric; Diploma in Finance/Accounting area
  • 4+ years’ experience in a similar role, including Debtors; Creditors and Administration
  • 3 years’ relevant experience within automotive industry
  • Clear Credit and Criminal Record and Contactable References 
  • Computer Literate, MS Office, Email, Internet, Excel, ERP System Software (SAP; Pastel; or equivalent) experience
  • Communicating and managing relationship with external parties such as SARS (filing returns), auditors, MIBCO and suppliers (negotiating discounts and reconciling accounts), CIPC (filing returns) & other regulators;
  • Maintaining the petty cash box (reconciliation & replenishment);
  • Loading payments onto the bank account for the approval & release by the FM & Operations Manager/Director (signatories).
  • Preparation of payment requisitions that are supported by specific invoices & reconciled to the supplier statement
  • With regards to defaulting customers, the candidate must compile a report of actions taken in attempting to recover the amount receivable and provide this report to FM & Ops manager.

Administer and monitor the financial system in order that company finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner

  • Assist with preparation of the budget
  • Implement financial policies and procedures
  • Reconcile general ledger
  • Prepare and reconcile general bank statements
  • Maintain financial files and records
  • Gathering of financial information and compiling of daily and weekly financial reports.
  • Submission of financial information and documentation to accounting function.
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered computerized accounting system
  • Establish and maintain suppliers accounts.

Oversee the accounts payable and accounts receivable is to ensure complete and accurate records of all monies

  • Ensure the safeguard of all company funds
  • Reconcile accounts payable
  • Reconcile accounts receivable
  • Reconcile weekly deposits

Supervise administrative services

  • Manage filing, storage and security of documents
  • Respond to inquiries
  • Manage repairs and maintenance of computers and office equipment.
  • Maintain insurance coverages
  • Supervise customer services and respond to customer inquiries
  • Administer contracts 

Competency Profile (Knowledge, Skills And Attitude)

  • Knowledge of accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Knowledge of general accepted accounting principles
  • Supervisory skills
  • Accounting and bookkeeping skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills      
  • Computer skills including ability to operate computerized accounting spreadsheets at a high proficient level
  • Attention to detail
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Stress and time management
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Excellent problem-solving

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