Investment Controller

Job Purpose
  • Reporting to the Head of Capex Controlling, the incumbent of this position will be responsible for submission of various data to the Company, fixed cost control, projects post implementation reviews and control as well as general support to the Company’s Central Controlling team.
Minimum Requirements:
  • BCom Honours (Accounting) or similar equivalent commercial qualification
  • Chartered Accountant (SA) (Advantageous)
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant commercial experience
  • Must have completed SAICA training contract (Articles)
Responsibilities / KPAS:
  • Coordinate Investment committee meetings
  • Review financial calculations for all material projects including NPV and potential disposals of assets and working capital impacts
  • Monitor project returns and reporting thereon
  • Coordinate post investment reviews and review related financial analysis
  • Coordinate approval of variations from approved budgets
  • Coordinate budgeting/forecasting for project approvals and spend
  • EBIT and working capital impacts of implemented projects
  • Report on capex approvals and phasing of spend as well as foreign exchange impacts
  • Review material capitalizations for adequate componentization
  • Provide support on operational excellence improvements in the mills
  • Provide support on continuous improvement projects
  • Manage 2 direct reports responsible for projects accounting
  • Provide technical IFRS and group policy support to the business
  • Assist with Fixed asset verifications
  • Ad hoc Projects reporting tasks
Job Competencies / Attributes/Skills
  • IFRS 16 and IAS 16 knowledge
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Analytical thinker with high attention to detail
  • Adopts a Continuous Improvement approach in their work
  • Self-management and self-motivation with high integrity
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Confident to deal independently with Senior Leaders
  • Competent in the use of SAP Finance / Accounting modules
  • Microsoft packages, with advanced excel
  • Project management/controlling (Advantageous)
Investment evaluation/decision making
Due to the large number of applications we receive, it is impossible to respond to each candidate individually. If you haven’t heard from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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