Aug 10, 2021
Introduction An established Group of Companies is expanding into the pharmaceutical sector. The company has an opportunity for a hands-on 'Accounting Finance Manager' to join the team in the role of 'Finance & Logistics Manager', working withing their finance division, and focussing on their supply chain and logistics division, in particular to manage purchase orders, invoicing, and the related logistics functions and financial papertrails around those purchases, up to trial balance.
The position will report to the Group Financial Manager.
The position would suit a young, hard-working and determined Finance graduate with 2 to 3 years of financial experience, who is looking to expand his/her financial skills in the procurement, supply chain and logistics sector too, within a high-paced pharmaceutical company.
The ideal candidate would be someone with strong hands-on financial experience, especially in maintaining monthly accounts up to trial balance level, and someone who has doing extensive Purchase Order, debtors and creditors invoicing.
There is a strong preference for African BEE candidates.
Duties & Responsibilities KEY OBJECTIVES Maintaining monthly accounts up to trial balance level and delivering on time without errors Coordination of Purchase Orders (PO’s) and responsibility for ensuring that product shipping and clearing are met timeously and at optimal costs, without any risk to quality or legal requirements stipulated Coordination and updating of all forecasts, as well as following up on forecasted order requirements and communicating all relevant information to clients, supply partners, and/or internal stakeholders Review and administration of Debtors and Creditors under supervision of Group Finance manager Supporting internal departments with any financial or logistics queries in a timely manner, including review of market feasibility and project Profit & Loss (PnL) extractions and compilation. Project management tasks, compiling and maintaining group trackers, and generating reports and reminders as may be required by management Filing and administration
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Supplier invoice and payment management Implementing and maintaining all necessary financial control spreadsheets (IE; invoice control, PO control, Fixed Asset register, Investment control, etc) and optimizing systems Preparing invoices, credit notes, and PO’s for approval with Group Financial Manager and Operations Director (OD), and ensuring these are sent to customers on time and without errors Proactive follow up on POs submitted and keep an up-to-date status spreadsheet, including liaison with Commercial department for stock control management Proactive follow up on overdue customer invoices, with solution-oriented summaries to GFM and OD Interacting with customers and supply chain effectively Submission of external claims/preparing claims where necessary Preparation and submission of international payment documentation for approval by GFM and OD Preparation and submission of all logistics and supply chain documentation, including support on tender documents as necessary, and for approval by GFM and OD Accounting and bookkeeping function (i.e. entering of lower level information such as sales, COS, bank statements etc.) as well as Payroll system assistance and support as required by management Petty cash, cash floats, fuel cards, and employee expense controls for reconciliations, reviewed for error, and coordinated internally Involvement in marketing related activities Liaison with finance audit teams and administrators as directed by management Travel internally and externally of South Africa in support of principals and management as required (very occasionally) Cash Flow Forecasting - including interactions with all relevant internal stakeholders on direction from management Professional and effective interactions with customers and supply chain in the best interests of the business; including but not limited to logistics liaison requirements i.e., gathering of quotes, supplying relative documentation to freight forwarders, ensuring timeous delivery, proactively communicating with testing labs regarding reference standards and booking of product Post Importation Testing Effective inventory control and liaison between internal stakeholder and suppliers as required
Desired Experience & Qualification A tertiary financial degree or diploma is required. B.Com, or B.Com logistics, or a similar such qualification.
Package & Remuneration R400k to R500k per year - with room to grow.
(About R30k to R40k ctc per month, )plus annaul incentive bonus is envisaged.
Interested? Excellent references are a requirement
To apply please forward your confidential cv Please quote reference “P80 AFM”
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 3 working days. If you are not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful at this time. Salary ranges and job descriptions are for advertising purposes only and are subject to change.
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