Financial Accountant at Coca Cola Beverages SA, Permanant

Closing Date 2022/03/27
Reference Number CCB220317-9
Job Title Financial Accountant: Fixed Assets
Job Category Finance and Procurement
Company Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (Group Office)
Job Type Permanent
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Province Not Applicable
Location – Town / City South Africa
Job Description
Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) presents an exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial Accountant: Fixed Assets to join the CCBA Shared Services team. The successful applicant will report directly into the Financial Controller: Fixed Assets & Control.


Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is the largest African Coca-Cola bottler, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent. CCBA is a Non Alcoholic Ready to Drink (NARTD) market leader in Africa. CCBA has an extensive footprint in Africa, employing over 16 000 employees. CCBA vision is to Refresh Africa every day and make the continent a better place for all, growing successfully as business and creating a better-shared future for our people, customers, consumers, communities, planet and shareholders.


This role will primarily be responsible for supporting the full fixed asset function within the Centre of Business Process Excellence.  Together with the Financial Controller: Fixed Assets, this role will:
Provide an integrated and optimal Balance Sheet with regard to fixed assets
Ensure compliance to accounting standards
Ensure compliance to functional specific group policies
Ownership of the fixed asset processing and reporting functions
Provide financial expertise and knowledge across the financial accounting; assets accountability
Deliver a strong governance and control framework in relation to fixed assets
Serve as a liaison between the business and the Centre of Scale
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Driving and supporting business process optimization and efficiency in relation to fixed assets
Identifying opportunities to eliminate process inefficiencies and implement accordingly
Providing a support role in the development and maintenance of Fixed Asset Information Systems
Supporting the process management of the business’ capital investments
Ensuring compliance to standardized monthly, quarterly and year-end processes
Driving compliance of the fixed asset governance processes in line with the business’s chart of authority and control systems
Planning and managing the fixed asset verification and reconciliation per business requirements
Ensuring there is compliance to the Fixed Asset policy as well as the implementation of accounting treatment papers and technical accounting queries relating to Fixed Assets
Compliance to SOX, IFRS, RACM, internal and external audit as well as other regulatory bodies
Provide value adding and analytical insights identifying opportunities for the optimisation of Fixed Assets
Working with and supporting the Tax team to ensure there is alignment between the Fixed Asset and Tax Asset Registers
Supply of ad hoc commercial competence training and support with regards to Fixed Assets
Assistance with ad-hoc activities within the department
Management of the performance of the Centre of Scale in relation to fixed asset deliverables and ensure service excellence and KPI delivery
Attendance of stock counts and ensure compliance to hard close and year-end procedures
Skills, Experience & Education
B Com (Honours)
CIMA or CA (SA) would be advantageous


3+ years Financial Accounting experience in FMCG
Previous asset accounting experience would be advantageous
General The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional or relevant information as criteria for short-listing.


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