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Job Purpose:

Responsible in supporting the Director of Finance in providing timely and accurate financial information and analysis to support the management of the company through the preparation of financial statement reports. The Financial Controller will also deputise during the Director of Finance's absence.

Job Grade: 8 (Middle Management)


Job Accountabilities:

  • Manage day-to-day company accounts, finance operations and revenue management
  • Assist with financial planning
  • Oversee Budget forecasting and cash flow management
  • Monitor budgetary controls and provide variance reports to management on a timely basis
  • Liaising with bankers when necessary and manage any credit facilitiy or loan requirement for the company
  • Coach the finance team and ensure competencies are develop within the time frame provided
  • Review monthly reconciliations and schedules prepared by accounts assistant
  • Produce monthly results that are valid, accurate and complete and in compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Ensure government compliance in all tasks
  • Verify all accounts posting and ensure all liabilities are accrued accordingly and payments are not duplicated
  • Liaising with external auditors for mandatory annual audit and preparation of schedules and listing for audit purposes

Qualification and Skills Required:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 7 years experience in the area with at least 3 years in managing people

Skills Required

  • Advanced knowledge in SAP or relevant accounting system
  • Has knowledge in taxes, financial modelling and investment evaluation
  • CIMA/ ACCA certification is an added advantage