One of our clients is seeking to recruit an experienced and aspiring Financial Controller on a full-time basis.
Managing, guiding, developing and motivating the finance team members, setting goals for them, overseeing their performance, providing them with internal and external training and maintaining a strong employee relationship
Preparing and analysing the monthly financial statements, and interpreting the story behind the figures
Preparing year end external financial reporting, in a timely manner in accordance with IFRS and ensuring that all disclosures comply with such standards.
Leading the Budget process with other Departments and preparing budgets, cash flows and forecasts. Ensuring adherence to approved budgets, cash flows and forecasts.
Monitoring and planning of cash resources and liquidity
Attending management meetings and presenting financial reports in a concise and meaningful manner to both financial and non-financial managers.
Serving as a point of reference to other Heads of Departments, management, directors and staff.
Compiling statutory reports required by government and other regulatory bodies, like VAT Returns, Environmental Contribution Returns, tax returns etc.
Cooperate with internal and external auditors, to ensure proper compliance and efficient interim and year end closures. Preparing and submitting complete audit files, within pre- established deadlines, to external auditors. Documenting and ensuring post audit update of books with audit adjustments.
Identify opportunities to improve and standardise processes, workflows and information systems
Implement meaningful internal controls to minimise risk exposure
Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed and reported.
Ensure that all reconciliations, including but not limited to, bank, credit cards, cash, VAT, intercompany, income audit, payroll and suppliers, are updated on a regular periodic basis.
A degree in accountancy or an equivalent professional qualification like ACCA
Possess a warrant to act as a Certified Public Accountant
5+ years’ experience in a similar position
Have knowledge of local corporate tax law
Excellent knowledge of Excel and Power Point
Knowledge of accounting systems like Vison, Sun will be considered an asset
Have excellent written and verbal skills in English.
Strong leadership and analytical skills
Meticulous with a keen eye for detail
Excellent problem-solving skills with a can-do attitude