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Regional Financial Controller - Downstream Only

Johannesburg   •   R1,500,000 - R2,000,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • An amazing opportunity to join a global leading company
  • a lucrative package on offer

About Our Client

This conglomerate is the leader in commodity trading and warehousing. Operating with nearly 6500 staff in more then 35 countries across the globe. This powerhouse continuously invests in infrastructure and supply chains allowing for efficient and effective trading to clients across the globe. Our clients African footprint focuses on 22 countries across the continent and is seeking to aquire new entities on a regular basis. the commodities also serve large clients in the Aviation, lubricant and fuel sector.

Job Description

The following points identify our clients main roles for the position Regional Financial Controller - Downstream Only:

  • In collaboration with the Group Controller/ Business Controller. Perform specific mission in affiliates on accounting and controlling topics
  • Review the various affiliate accounts and balance sheet, especially cost structure versus budgets, explain the variances and propose or implement cost control plans upon requirements in coordination with local GMs and Finance management
  • Perform specific analysis on key drivers of the activities including cost monitoring and benchmarking
  • Assess and discuss the budget review process
  • Support the local finance team on the new projects/start-up activity
  • Manage outsourced resources to complete specific assignments and implementation specific tool as required when needed

The Successful Applicant

In order to fulfill this position of Regional Financial Controller - Downstream Only,The successful candidate will ideally have 3-4 years of experience in controlling and accounting with a combination of external audit/controlling. should have the ability to handle a highly charged and dynamic workload from the start, he or she should possess the ability to work autonomously on several new any one time and communicate this effortlessly to colleagues across the globe. This role will be responsible for assisting regional management with business planning, budgets and strategies. This role requires travel throughout the Africa region at least 50% of the time.

What's on Offer

An exciting opportunity to join a Multinational company with an above average and seriously lucrative remuneration package as well as the ability to travel throughout African and to various offices and sites around the world.