The Financial Controller will supervise, plan and co-ordinate the activities of a variety of finance and accounts services that includes general accounting, accounts payable payroll, treasury management, financial reporting, budgeting etc. The candidate will supervise and manage the company’s financial and accounting activities while also performing complex accounting analysis and accurate reporting of the company’s financial position.
Financial and Management Accounting
To provide daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly financial information for management decision making at the appropriate time.
Preparation of regular financial planning reports; monthly profit and loss forecast, cash flow and variance analysis
Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets
Develop financial business plans and forecasts
Managing the organizational overhead cost controlling process
Ensuring proper project cost controlling practices and performance reporting
Perform all month-end closing activities including general ledger maintenance, balance sheet reconciliations and corporate/overhead cost allocation.
Implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
Delivering management accounting reports (cost of goods sold, profitability, cost center etc)
Management of all Tax and pension matters
To ensure that all financial transactions are captured on SAP
To coordinate audit, manage and support all external audit activities
Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analysis to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans.
Prepare projections annually and update monthly with actual figures.
Treasury and Account Payables Management
Management of the organizations bank accounts and banking relationships, ensuring that these relationships are of benefit to the organization.
Management of the organizations cash flow planning and liquidity analysis
To assist in sourcing for funds for company projects
To provide a framework or basis for the review and control of expenditure
Manage the process of all bank reconciliations and monthly financial reports
Credit and Receivables Management
Supervise all customer/client billings in line with contracts.
Establishing and managing relationships with counterpart finance & procurement managers of our clients to guarantee smooth operations and that all receivables are collected within the time frame in which they fall due.
Managing credit/risk exposure to all its clients including credit risk analysis of potential sales opportunities.
Driving collections process to ensure minimal debt portfolio
Mentor and develop the team, manage work allocation, training, problem resolution, performance evaluation and building of an effective team dynamic.
To ensure all team members midyear and year end appraisals are submitted within fifteen days in which they fall due
To attend all management and other external meeting on due dates
To provide a necessary platform for other members of the finance team to meet their performance objectives
To initiate a new or improved idea every month
Ensure all finance staff have job descriptions and performance objectives in the first month of the year for old staff and the end of induction for new staff
Ensure all financial statements and tables are correct and precise.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Degree in Accounting
Project funds sourcing
Budgeting, planning, monitoring and management.
Assets and Liabilities Management
Creativity & Innovation, Team management.
MS office proficiency; MS Word/ PowerPoint/ Excel
Excellent verbal & Written Communication
Strong analytical, organizational and negotiation skills
Minimum of 10 years’ post - professional experience, at least 4 of which must be in management
A good first degree.
A second degree/ MBA is an added advantage
Professional accreditation (ACA, ACCA)
SAP ERP Savvy an added advantage.
Knowledge of accounting standards
Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of business and office matters
IFRS knowledge is essential
Experience in developing accounting systems, processes, policies and procedures are essential
MODE OF APPLICATION
All qualified and interested candidates should forward cv to hr.brewendworld @gmail.com or send name, phone number, age, qualification and position applying for to the phone number displayed on the advert or to the message box above