Finance Systems Controller Job Vacancy at Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Midrand

Website Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa

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Finance Systems Controller Job Vacancy at Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has an exciting opportunity in our Finance Department.

We are looking for a talented individual with relevant skills and experience for a Finance Systems Controller, based in Midrand. The successful candidate will report directly to the CCBSA Financial Controller.

Key Purpose Statement

  • To enable the delivery of an optimal, lean and efficient finance function for CCBSA by providing enhanced system and process solutions.
  • To deliver business intelligence through the development of appropriate tools and processes, primarily within Finance, with involvement in enhancements in other functional areas as well.
  • Analyse, evaluate, propose and implement innovative solutions that enable the continued improvement of the finance function and enhancing finances customer service.
  • To facilitate the development of an optimal finance function by enhancing systems and providing improved process solutions, including liaisons with and management of external service providers.

Key Outputs and Accountabilities

  • Provide future focused thought leadership on financial and business information systems that:
  • Delivers value to the business by reducing complexity;
  • Enables a lean and effective finance organisation;
  • Generates business insights;
  • Enables effective management by focusing on exceptions.
  • Unlock the power of digital in CCBSA to drive growth in an increasingly volatile and global operating environment while helping to ensure compliance and delivering more value
  • Lead and manage various business improvement projects.
  • Own, review and develop reporting and planning tools and templates in finance in partnership with key finance stakeholders
  • Responsible for effective integration of all business information to enable lean efficient and seamless reporting and governance processes.
  • Continually deliver cost effective intuitive tools that produce actionable information that enables enhanced business decision making to enable finance to become the insight engine of CCBSA
  • Focus on the simplification and standardisation of tools and processes across all entities in CCBSA
  • Manage organisational complexity and volatility through effective use of appropriate technology
  • Identify, entrench and enhance best practices in the finance organisation through benchmarking and “best in class” analysis
  • Drive automation of all processes where standard rules can be applied.
  • Build and develop capability for the implementation of initiatives.
  • Support CCBA implementation of solutions as required
  • Develop business intelligence through integrated systems and processes that integrate multiple sources and allow for speedy analytical reporting and covers the business drivers of CCSA.

Judgement and decision making

  • Decisions around various IT tools and processes that deliver the business objectives
  • CAPIN Investment decisions and trade-offs, ensuring largest organisational returns achieved

Finance Systems Controller Job Vacancy at Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification (e.g. BCom Honours)
  • CIMA, CA or equivalent an advantage
  • MBA or additional relevant qualifications advantageous
  • Experience managing IT projects
  • 5+ years finance experience


  • Excellent business analysis skills to identify business and process opportunities.
  • A high level of computer literacy.
  • Excellent understanding of data management and data analytics and deep insight into the impact and role of business intelligence on the finance function
  • Understanding of various organisational information systems and relevant software packages
  • Knowledge of relevant developments in business software and technology including possible disruptive technologies that affects internal operation and customer interaction
  • Effective at organising and driving change within the organisation.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Conceptual and problem solving skills leading to generating practical insights.
  • Strong verbal/analytical reasoning skills.
  • Self- management practices and ability to work across functions.
  • Develop people through mentoring and training.
  • Build strong relationships across multiple functions.

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