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Stocks Controller Full Time

Puma Energy is a global integrated midstream and downstream oil company active in close to 45 countries. Formed in 1997 in Central America, Puma Energy has since expanded its activities worldwide, achieving rapid growth, diversification and product line development. The company directly manages over 7,500 employees. Headquartered in Singapore, it has regional hubs in Johannesburg (South Africa), San Juan (Puerto Rico), Brisbane (Australia) and Tallinn (Estonia).

Puma Energy’s core activities in the midstream sector include the supply, storage and transportation of petroleum products. Puma Energy’s activities are underpinned by investment in infrastructure which optimises supply chain systems, capturing value as both asset owner and marketer of product. Puma Energy’s downstream activities include the distribution, retail sales and wholesale of a wide range of refined products, with additional product offerings in the lubricants, bitumen, LPG and marine bunkering sectors. Puma Energy currently has a global network of over 2,000 retail service stations. Puma Energy also provides a robust platform for independent entrepreneurs to develop their businesses, by providing a viable alternative to traditional market supply sources.

Job Description:

Ensure integrity of stocks

Carry out spot checks on physical stocks and document

Evaluate and monitor stock processes regularly to ensure compliance, and to

(continuously) improve stock control environment.

Daily mass balance reporting

Scrutinize/Analyse stock reports from Navision to resolve stocks discrepancies such as

variations, imbalances, in transits, un-cleared sales etc. that will affect product


On a daily basis ensure the stock position in Navision for mass balance are the same

Ensure no supplier has negative inventory in Navision

Ensure that source and control documents affecting stock movements are checked and

filed as per Puma and legal requirement.

Provide assurance on Stocks Management processes.

Depot and site stock movement analysis

Key Responsibilities:

The Stocks Controller will be responsible for;

Unexplained product working gains/losses

Volume and value of product unexplained write off

Value of product downgrades as a percentage of total plant throughput

Optimize unit operating cost of the depot


Work Experience:

At least 2 years previous experience in fuel Depot/Tank Farm Operations, Controlling


B.Com: Accounting, B.Com: Logistics Management


Accounting Knowledge, Proficiency with standard office software and equipment; knowledge using internet and e-mail; excellent verbal and written skills in local language