Admin Controller


Admin Controller – Wellington

Date: 14-Jan-2021

Location: Wellington, WC, South Africa

Company: Distell Limited

Applications are invited for the above mentioned position to be based at the James Sedgwick Distillery, Wellington.This position reports to the Production/Excise Manager.


Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with compiling the annual OPEX budget and forecast processes
  • Review the OPEX Budget on a monthly basis and report variances
  • Monthly Internal Control Checklists (ICC’s), including monthly Customs and Excise ICC’s
  • Responsible for the monthly Customs and Excise Accounts
  • Administration related to Blending activities and the Weighbridge system
  • Control purchasing and payment of vendors in line with budget
  • Management of the general office administration
  • Responsible for all personnel related administration
  • Ensure accurate and timeous submission of monthly payroll information
  • Actively participate in all relevant E² activities
  • Ad hoc administration duties as required


The successful candidate must preferably have the following experience/skills/attributes:

  • Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Accounting will be highly advantageous
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar environment
  • Advanced Computer skills (MS Office suite, SAP would be an advantage)
  • Must be able to work accurately under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong organisational abilities
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be willing to work irregular hours when required
  • Punctuality and attendance reliability


Applications process:

If you are interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell Career Portal by logging onto and following:  Home > Careers.


Reference number: 17510                                                   Closing Date: 21 January 2021