Financial Controller

14 March
2024

Position: Financial Controller

Job description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and oversee the preparation of financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and other required reports.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards, regulations, and company policies.
  • Develop and implement strategies to monitor, measure, and mitigate liquidity risk exposure across the organization
  • Coordinate and liaise with external auditors during annual audits and regulatory examinations.
  • Assist department heads and senior management in developing annual budgets.
  • Monitor budget performance, analyse variances, and provide recommendations for corrective actions as needed.
  • Prepare regular forecasts to support business planning and decision-making processes.
  • Identify trends, risks, and opportunities based on financial data and provide insights to senior management.
  • Manage cash flow and liquidity by monitoring cash balances, forecasting cash needs, and optimising cash resources.
  • Establish and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial data.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to improve efficiency and mitigate risks.
  • Ensure timely preparation and dissemination of cash flow reports each month.
  • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools.
  • Ensure deadlines for the monthly close process are met.
  • Perform tasks as assigned by the Country Head of Finance & Global Head of Finance, subject to evolving business needs.
  • Recruit, train, and develop accounting staff to ensure high performance and professional growth.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to the accounting team, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
  • Promote transparency and accountability in financial reporting by accurately, clearly, and promptly communicating financial information.
  • Ensure procurement is conducted in line with the company’s Governance Handbook.
  • Review financial transactions in line with the company’s policies
  • Identify weekly payments for CFO and Country Head review in line with the company’s payment processes

REQUIREMENTS

Hard skills and experience:

  • Minimum of three years experience in a Financial Controller or similar senior position.
  • CPA ACCA or CFA certification required.

How to apply

Please send your updated resume to by March 30, 2024, and indicate ‘Financial Controller’ in the subject line.