Budget Controller

Reports to theBudget and the Reporting Manager Must have SYSPRO experienceMust have advanced Excel experience FormulasMS Office experience ( complete reports)CASEWARE knowledgeBudget Management and Financial ReportingManage and Maintain the AccountsMonthly updatingUnderstand the variances and the budget and discuss the variances and the budget with the various departmentsStrong analysing experienceAnalyse the management accountsCompleted Articles with a Public Sector CompanyFinancial and operational experience within a Public Entity (3A)Reports/Consolidate and analyse reportsB Com Degree/ B Com Honours (completed articles within public sector)Job Purpose:To provide financial accounting services to the finance business unit Key Performance Areas:Budget management and ReportingPrepare the monthly management accounts with budget variances for the various departments Analyse management accounts before submitting to departments Ensure explanations for budget variances are received within timelines Analyse actual achievements against budget and investigate significant variances. Responsible for loading budgets onto Syspro Check requisitions for available budget before processing and resolve problems with relevant departments Propose journals as and when necessary Assisting with the preparation of the annual financial statements, including budget/actual/ENE template for National Treasury Responsible for all General Ledger and other identified cost account reconciliations Assist with the AG queries during the audit process and manage the audit year end file Perform ad hoc duties as and when required Process all approved budget transfers Legislative complianceEnsure compliance with relevant legislation, i.e. PFMA, Treasury Regulations, FICA, etc. Knowledge of GRAP, Treasury Regulations, PFMA, would be an advantage Perform ad hoc duties as and when requiredEducation, Skills and Experience:B.Comm B.Comm accounting (Hons) would be an advantage Three or more years relevant experience in an accountants role Articles will be an added advantage Intermediate to advanced experience in MS Office, especially Excel Working knowledge of Syspro and Caseware would be an advantage Reliable and punctual Confidence and decisiveness Report writing skills would an advantage Customer Service:Follows through, when asked, on customer inquiries, requests and complaints, keeps customers up-to-date about progress of projects Flexibility:Applies rules flexibly: Changes his/her perception, ideas or alters normal procedures to fit a specific situation to get a job done and/or meet company goals Organizational Commitment:Respects the way things are done in an organisation and does what is expected Teamwork:Genuinely values others input and expertise Concern for order & quality:Double-checks the accuracy of information or work Achievement Orientation:Keeps track of and measures outcome against standard of excellence not imposed by others Initiative:Recognises and reacts to present opportunities Working Conditions:May be required to work long hours when necessary. Please NoteIf you do not receive feedback within 3 Months, please consider your application as unsuccessfully.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA