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Cape Town, South Africa, Africa
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22 Apr, 2015

CONTRACT - Financial Controls Attester

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About this job

A leading company seeks to employ a Financial Controls Attester to join their growing team to perform a financial controls attest function for International Business Division affiliates in terms of attesting selected financial controls, and collating monthly financial control files for International Business Division Finance Managers. The documents being attested and collated will be the key controls required to be performed by each Affiliate. Ensuring key controls are performed adequately will ultimately provide assurance that affiliate financial statements are fairly and reasonably accurate.

Minimum Requirements

Education & Experience 

  • Mandatory/Completed Diploma in Accounting/Internal Audit/Business Administration
  • Required 2 years operational Business Acumen
  • Required 1 year operational Accounting Experience


  • Finance
  • Business Processes
  • Customer
  • Talent Management
  • Other
  • Co-ordinate the Submission of Monthly Financial Control

Specific Outcomes

  • Co-ordinate the Submission of Monthly Financial Control Reports/Documents
  • Attestation of Key Financial Controls and Preparation of Monthly Financial Control File
  • Monthly financial control checklist by affiliate is kept relevant and up-to-date, as agreed with IBD Finance Managers and as per SLA
  • Prepare monthly feedback report by affiliate where key financial controls, information or reports were not submitted by the affiliate or not submitted within agreed time frame
  • Clear communication to affiliates & IBD Finance Managers regarding deadlines and deliverables for submission
  • Clear follow up communication to affiliates where deliverables were not submitted or submitted late
  • Review the completed monthly financial controls checklist by affiliate
  • Check month end account balances to SAP/Accpac trial balance where required to ensure that reports submitted agree to trial balance
  • Communicate identified issues/discrepencies with the affiliate
  • Escalate issues identified to management timeously to reduce risk to the organisation
  • Prepare monthly feedback report by affiliate where key controls performed were not accurate, complete, of high quality or reasonable
  • Prepare monthly feedback report by affiliate where deviations to the business process or accounting processes were noted in review
  • Submit monthly files to IBD Finance Managers as per SLA
  • Ensure Job Family/Divisional alignment with customer and stakeholder strategy and policy
  • Engage internal customers and stakeholders on service/delivery needs
  • Ensure related SLA's adhered to
  • Manage relations with relevant stakeholders
  • Engage and consult with all stakeholders to determine timelines
  • Engage with customers/stakeholders in a customer centric manner in order to deliver outstanding service and support
  • HR Processes Compliance
  • Compliance to Performance Contract
  • Accountable for IDP
  • Team Effectiveness Optimisation

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