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Finance Controller Assistant

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Date: 08-Jul-2019

Location: Johannesburg, GT, ZA

Company: Tate & Lyle

Controller Assistant


Are you looking to use your extraordinary talents at a company that will appreciate them?

Our vision is to be the leading provider of specialty food ingredients and solutions. With a deep food expertise and passion, Tate & Lyle works with customers to make food healthier and tastier, creating extraordinary food for consumers. For over 150 years we have been focused on the food and beverage industry and in addition to our long-lasting legacy, we are constantly looking for ways to innovate and find new ways to help our customers make their products even better. Realizing your potential is key to our success. At Tate & Lyle we are looking for passionate, innovative people who excel at working in a collaborative, cross-functional and global environment. We look for people who embrace a culture of excellence, innovation, safety and teamwork.



The role will be reporting into the Finance Controller on site and key tasks will be:


  • Monthly control reporting
  • Support Finance Controller with managing departmental budgets, supporting project work and ensure compliance with Minimum Control Standards
  • Risk Control Management
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations and work with departments for inventory count
  • Assist in the compilation of Annual Operating Plans & Forecast reports
  • Support Month End closure, process reports, compile data & update relevant systems and paperwork
  • Support the Finance controller in rolling out an effective Hedging Strategy
  • Review local and overseas creditors reconciliations
  • Work closely with internal finance teams to consolidate statements and reports



Some key ingredients to your success in this role are good engagement, communications and solid analytical and reporting skills, the ability to work in a collaborative environment and in matrix organizations. Experience in an FMCG environment and proficiency with Microsoft office/Pastel, as well as Chartered Accountant (SA)/CIMA/Bcom (Hons) with SAICA articles completed, would be welcomed.


If you feel stronger about your competencies and confident you could be successful in this role, please apply.


We appreciate your interest in working with us!



‘Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer who provides career opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to national origin, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability or any other unlawful criteria'

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