Financial Manager

Posted on :

6 Sep, 2013

Category :

Finance Jobs in South Africa

We are looking for a Warehouse Financial Manager/ Controller to be responsible for financial activities of the Distribution Centre of the business. This includes  Warehouse, Apple Care, Workshop, and ZA Online Business Units. Support the Operations Manager to ensure the smooth operation of the financial and commercial environment.


Role responsibilities:

Warranty Repairs & Reverse Logistics Processes:
  • Financial reporting and anslysis of Apple Care using the PPR program
  • Matching of RMA’s to credits received from Apple Inc
  • Matching of credits provided to AASP to RMA’s submitted to Apple
  • Monitoring and improvement of existing processes
Financial Services:
  • Month end reporting – preparation of financial statements depicting trading results of responsible business units
  • Key working capital parameters
  • Inter company loan account reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Variance reporting – actuals vs budgets
  • Extended warranties – provision
  • Insurance Claims – reporting and recording against threshold
  • iCare plus program reporting
Inventory & Asset Managment:
  • Analysis of stock age analysis and stock movement solutions as required
  • Analysing and reporting on cycle stock counts
  • Attending, analysing and reporting on stock takes with discrepancies and solutions to rectify
  • Review stock adjustments on a regular basis
  • Consignment stock analysis
  • Spares stock holding forecasting and procurement management
  • Management of spares supply and reverse logistics into various African territories


Statutory compliance:

  • Compliance with IFRS standards
  • VAT compliance
  • Tax clearance
  • Audit and review of SOP compliancy in repair centre


Commercial/ other:

  • Management of insurance claims and declarations
  • Reporting of iCare plus extended warranty program


Human Resources:

  • Staff training and development
  • Performance management



  • Timeous preparation of Creditor Payments
  • Review of all creditor reconciliations


Debtors & Cash Control:

  • Ensure debtors book of responsbile areas managed effectively
  • Ensure bank reconciliations are doen daily
  • Ensure debtore allocations are up to date
Experience and qualifications required:
  • 5-10 years practical experience in a financial accounting role in a warehouse environment
  • Operational involvement in the trading activities of the business
  • Hands on approach and ability to  be handle more than the financial areas of the operation
  • Apple Care is a complex area of the business and requires a detailed understanding of warranty and reverse logistics processes
  • Matric
  • Minimum- Tertiary qualification in Accounting
  • BCom Accounts is preferred


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