Faurecia Is Recruiting: Finance Trainee/Intern – Cape Town, South Africa

Closing Date:Not Specified

Main purpose of the role

The Plant controlling graduate is responsible for assisting in the controlling of a plant in order to guarantee and optimize the plant’s financial performance and competitiveness. Supports the Plant Controller on all following activities:

Contract: 12 months contract as part of our Graduate program for South African Graduates

Applications without statement of results of your qualification will not be considered

Essential responsibilities and duties

As a Plant controlling graduate, your main responsibilities are as follow :

Assist in ensuring compliance to all financial procedures

Execute and control internal finance procedures in accordance with Group procedures and policiesEnsure site activities are compliant with Faurecia finance related procedures (product flow, inventory, routings) and internal control basicsInternal audit of processes and procedures

Provide reliable financial / controlling information

Preparation of daily KPI dashboardParticipate in financial forecasting processes, providing data for budget, periodic forecast etc.Collect and manage data consolidation and reporting, ensuring reliability, consistency, transparency and complianceUpdate information into the ERP SystemAssist in ensuring reliability of standard costing

Contribute to controlling analysis including variance analysis/standard costs, margin/programs, plant budgetary control
Collaborate with Shared Service Center obtaining/providing proper finance information
Contribute to the control and management of the plant’s operating cahflow (capex, inventories, overdues)

Qualifications and position requirements

Education : Finance degree/ diploma
Knowledge and experience :
Computer literate and good knowledge of IT systems
Solid accounting knowledge
Strong teamwork
Languages: Good communication skills


As an employee, you are also required to :

Secure internal control with the support of financial controller and finance network
Abide by the Faurecia Code of Ethics. The code is summarised as below:

o Respect for fundamental rights.
o Development of economic and social dialogue.
o Development of skills.
o Ethics and business conduct.

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