Job title: Group Financial Controller
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
  • Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Job published: 07-06-2019
Job ID: 32174

Job Description

Financial Controller Job Duties:

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts including ensuring timely and accurate distribution of monthly management accounts
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including payroll, accounts payable, fixed assets and invoicing
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports and taking into from business unit managers
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
  • Experience in having worked in an ERP environment preferably SAP
  • Report to the CFO with timely and accurate financial information
  • Assist the CFO in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members.
  • Experience of having worked in East Africa in the logistics or supply chain sector would be an advantage but not a prerequisite
  • Should have at least 15 years of work experience with a significant part of this in Africa


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or master's degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field
  • Several years of experience in a business or finance environment; management experience
  • Qualified CPA or CA