Assistant Financial Controller
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Assistant Financial Controller
Philips is a world leading health technology company with a vision to make life better for people worldwide through meaningful innovation. Making good on this promise depends on our passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team. We have over 80,000+ brilliant people around the world but are always looking for more like-minded, motivated, focused minds to join us in creating a healthier, more connected society while transforming themselves personally and professionally.
Philips Africa comprises all 54 countries of Africa, from the Cape to Cairo, and from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. Philips Africa is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa and it has a direct presence in four other African countries, in the cities of Accra, Casablanca, Cairo and Nairobi.
Currently we have the opportunity for a dynamic Assistant Controller to join our team in Johannesburg,
You will report to the Financial Controller
You are responsible for:
Driving analysis of business performance: sales, pricing, margin and costs (incl. Marcom spend)
Providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers
Identifying, addressing and tracking of business issues
Supporting with month-end and year-end close process
Assist to Management and liaising with external auditors to complete timeous signing of annual financial statements
Assisting with Reviewing and publishing timely monthly management accounts
Enabling functions responsibility: control actual expenses, recharge hosted heads ensuring SLA (Service Level Agreement) structure is in place, performing true-ups according to contractual agreements, planning future costs and preparing tax back-up documentation for external costs
Monitor and review actual EF (Enabling Functions) cross charge Across the Market.
Drive master data accuracy (cost centre and Organizational Report Unit) in line with Workday/payroll.
Support implementation of Personal Health Blue heart
Support EF AOP/FC across the market in line with Global time line.
Support Procurement and finance to Driver PO (Purchase Order) compliance (90%)
Support Adhoc Finance activities
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:
Proven experience as assistant controller or other similar position within a matrix multinational organization
Typically requires a minimum of 3-4 years of experience in functional finance positions with a Bachelor’s degree;
Good analytical skills
Convincing communication skills
Good understanding of relevant tools and systems (EFR, VIPP and SAP)
Ability to work with a team and regularly to work alone.
Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations
Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
Understanding of data analysis and forecasting
Working knowledge of MS Office (especially excel) and accounting software (e.g. SAP)
Well-organized with ability to prioritize
Very good communication and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail and problem-solving ability
Professional certification (e.g. CIMA ) is Plus
In return, we offer you the unique combination of a critical and challenging role and a creative and empowering office environment. You will be actively encouraged to make improvements, establish best in class service and have a direct impact on the success of Philips on a daily basis.
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