Business Controller (Mining/ Finance / CIMA / Inventory Systems / Forecasts) – Gauteng, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 8 months ago

Reference No. 004 0128 (SV)

Reference Number: 004 0128 (SV)

Job Description:

Our client is a leading OEM who is seeking a Business Controller to join their team. They will be responsible for monitoring, measuring and analyzing business activities and operating results from both a financial and operational perspective, within a specific customer segment, identifying improvement areas and implementing appropriate action plans which align to business objectives, with a focus on containing costs and enhancing profitability. Responsible to drive continuous improvements.


Cost Effectiveness:

  • Ensure net working capital is effectively managed
  • Analyze financial information
  • Identify improvement areas
  • Develop action plan
  • Execute agreed actions plans
  • Report on improvements resulting from action plans
  • Develop & execute strategies to improve networking capital

Effective Control Measures:

  • Ensure that risk to the company is contained through putting controls in place and monitoring and correcting deviations
  • Act as a business partner and advisor to the business line manager
  • Perform profitability analysis (business cases) before any new contracts/contract amendments are entered into thereby ensuring appropriate business opportunities are targeted and pursued, and limiting the risk to the company of marginal/unprofitable business / business impact analysis
  • Make recommendations
  • Accountable for and measured on monthly balance sheet and P&L for customer segment
  • Produce timely and accurate management reports

Effective Budget

  • Ensure that costs are controlled and that deviations from budget are investigated and rectified
  • Variance analysis, identify issues, develop solutions
  • Take remedial action (e.g., alignment of headcount with business demands)
  • Responsible for budgeting and forecasting

Project Management:

  • Manage projects which cut across business areas (e.g. Accounts receivable, service exchange)
  • Engage with both the business & customers
  • Analyse data
  • Develop solutions/action plans for implementation (operational and/or financial)

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • BCOM Honours Degree in Finance CIMA (ACMA status)
  • 5+ years post-qualification experience with:
  • Experience in setting up internal control policies and procedures
  • Experience in managing inventory systems, budgets, and forecasts
  • Advanced Computer literacy
  • Previous mining industry experience (Advantageous)

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent position


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Simone Verdoodt

Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


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