Factory Controller at Nestle

  • Manufacturing Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 1 year ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 7 openings
  • Job experience 1 year
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

You will be a steadfast custodian of stewardship and governance for the facility. Trusted co-pilot to the Factory Manager and the Factory Leadership Team. Responsible for all financial matters (vision, organization, practices, initiatives/projects…) and provide fact-based decision making on both short-term objectives and on long term strategic initiatives. Provide visibility and forecasts around costs related to the factory processes through the driving of relevant analysis and reporting (monitoring of the budget and controlling the variances), ensures Compliance to financial legal requirements and NAS.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

Your responsibilities will include:



• Cash Flow & Continuous Improvement – Identify and drive cost improvement opportunities, be an active contributor to improvement projects and initiatives, validate, review and track proposed savings.
• Reporting and Analytics – Manage factory reporting of actuals and forecasts for the factory; ensure transparency, accuracy and timeliness of this process; follow up and monitoring of progress to close gaps, ensuring Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards are followed by promoting ownership of data at source.
• Business Planning – Drive business planning; manage the overall factory budget with factory management team as well as being the critical liaison between factory and Head Office in the business planning process. Perform forecasts, revisions or simulations if needed.
• Strategic Evaluations- Lead strategic financial analysis relating to major or strategic decisions related to the factory to ensure full transparency of costs and non-financial implications.
• Development and Talent- Coach and develop the factory personnel with focus on finance individuals & team including career and succession planning.

Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellency through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.

• BCom.Accounting
• CIMA or CA(SA) Ideal
• Over 5 years experience in a Finance Specialist role.
• Team Management experience
• Manufacturing, FMCG environment ideal
• Budgetiing & Forecasting experience
• Developed Leadership skills

Mode of Application



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Nestle South Africa 

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