VACANCY! - Financial Controller

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Our client is a fast growing Software group which has successfully created high growth technology companies in different sectors. The group focuses on delivering high impact technology solutions for emerging markets through a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. Due to expansion, they now have an opening for Financial Controller

Job Purpose: 

To oversee all project finance, accounting, forecasting, budgeting, Audit, Tax, corporate Insurance and investor related functions with the company and all its Entities; advises and assists the CFOO and management team in meeting or exceeding the overall financial and strategic objectives of the Company. 

Key Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure all monthly, mid-year and annual reports are prepared and presented to CEO and CFOO as at when due
  • Manage all bank relationships and ensure at all points relationships are healthy and well groomed.
  • Work with group CFOO and CEO in preparing group’s financial goals, group budget and forecasts
  • Supervise the Project finance team in preparation of project budget, project funds allocations, expenses and entity cash flow statements; procurement processes 
  • Supervise the accounting team in ensuring all expected reports are submitted as when due and that all payments are made swiftly and appropriate vendors managed  
  • Oversee all purchasing/refunds/Out of station allowances and payroll activity for staff.
  • Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard the financial assets of the Group and all its Entities 
  • Monitor banking activities/reconciliation for the group and all its Entities 
  • Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the Groups and its Entities’ needs
  • Assist in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives, commissions, and salaries for the staff.
  • Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and ensure a disaster recovery plan is in place
  • Ensure company complies with all Federal laws on Tax and Audit processes and policies 

Key Requirements 
  • Minimum 5 Years of accounting and finance progressive experience with the day-to-day financial operations of a company with group structure
  • An accounting, banking and finance or any finance related bachelor’s degree from any reputable Institution
  • Any finance/accounting related certifications – CFA (Preferred), ICAN, ACCA
  • Work Experience with a tech company, multinational or Big 4/5 is a plus
  • MBA( Master in Business Administration)
  • Proficiency in the use of accounting software – ERP 
  • Thorough understanding of project finance, accounting, budgeting, bank reconciliations, budgets, cash allocations and detailed financial planning and reconciliations
  • Experience managing multiple portfolios 
  • Honest, straightforward and dependable
  • Strict and compliance driven
  • Passionate, Strategic, breathes Ownership 
  • Excellent stakeholder management and relational skills
  • Highly Intelligent with excellent analytical skills 
  • Interpersonal relational skills, highly diplomatic and yet results-focused.
  • Has tolerance for ambiguity, and at the same time has the intellectual swiftness and map plans out.
DO NOT APPLY if you DO NOT meet the requirements

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