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Job Title
Financial Controller
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience
4 to 6 years
Salary
Negotiable
Job Published
15 March 2024
Job Reference No.
1527051528

Job Description

The Financial Controller will ultimately be responsible for the accounting of the various ledgers and legal entities for the Group. The position involves responsibility for the full accounting, transaction processing and entity administration of the financial records of the Companies of the Group. The incumbent would be expected to ensure the various Group entities’ financial records are up to date, accurate and that the delivery of their duties is in line with Group requirements. The role thus requires a direct interface with the other finance areas, as well as the Heads of the relevant business operations and third parties.

As a role player in the production of financial outputs, the role will also involve review and implementation of processes to make sure the production of the accounting results is simple,
relevant, and efficient. The Financial Controller will be responsible for the accounting of the assigned Group Service Entities to completion.

This includes the outputs, accounting and reporting deliverables relating to Group Services:

  • Billing of Customer and Intercompany recharges
  • Collections
  • Accounts Payable
  • Supplier reconciliations and payments
  • Cashbook Processing
  • Payroll Processing
  • Balance Sheet Accounting
  • Treasury management
  • Support for ad-hoc enquiries
  • Preparing detailed cash flow forecasts, monitor cash balances and prepare or review periodic reports.
  • Support Business Managers as a Finance team member with budgeting, financial management, forecasting.
  • Ad-hoc analysis and the assessment, review, and communication of business performance.
  • Analyse financial data and other reports as management may require for decision support utilising your knowledge of the operational business line models, services and processes in order to interpret the commercial impacts, themes and trends driving costs within the relevant models and frameworks;
  • Prepare periodic regulatory reports for the regulators where required.
  • Provide overall supervision of and responsibility for the staff requirements of the finance team.
  • In addition, the Financial Controller will work with the COO and Group Shared Services Heads to ensure decision making is done with appropriate financial input.
  • The Financial Controller will review the required workload, resources, and processes to ensure their team are adequately trained and supported to deliver on the tasks required.

Requirements

  • Excellent accounting skills
  • Experience in multi-currency and multi-company accounting will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of Accounting principles
  • Excellent computer skills, and in particular a good knowledge of:
  • Microsoft Office including advanced Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Xero Accounting
  • Reporting applications
  • Experience in income tax, VAT, PAYE and CGT administration and calculations
  • Experience working with financial models, management accounts, databases, and analysis

General Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills
  • Confident, enthusiastic, and self-motivated
  • Trouble shooting and conflict resolution
  • Solution orientated and strong problem-solving skills
  • An aptitude for working with systems
  • The ability to communicate effectively with staff on all levels
  • A systematic work method and attention to detail
  • The ability to work as a member of a team
  • The ability to think independently and have a hands-on mentality
  • Self-starter
  • Excellent communication and language skills
  • Fluent English

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