Financial Controller
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Vacancy title:
Financial Controller

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Finance , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Deadline of this Job:
30 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• Ensure high quality accounting and compliance by managing the entire controls environment and developing this in line with internal and external regulations
• Responsible for a sharp month end close and development of strong management reporting tools
• Oversee Balance Sheet and AP process, reviewing the pay run and ensuring correct governance is always followed
• Prepare year end audit files for review by external auditors
• Ensure insurance policies are in place.
• Responsible from General Ledger Accounting, work closely with global process owners and ensure all financial accounting activities and processes are executed effectively and efficiently with appropriate controls and end to end view
• Manage Month End Close, Accruals, Employee Related Adjustments, Prepayments, Fixed Assets accounting and reporting and the overall Controls framework across the enterprise
• Process compliance: with all relevant legislation and company procedures (General ledger, Treasury, Purchase to Pay)
• Primary contact point for external auditors in guidance of Financial Accounting & Reporting.
• Close alliance with Tax planning, compliance, analysis, Purchase to Pay (P2P)} support in the Tax area, reporting
• General Accounting: JE preparation/posting, allocations, intercompany reconciliations, deferred revenue, accruals/pre-payments, prepaid expenses, intangibles, reporting and account analysis
• Responsible for ensuring compliance with financial regulations both locally and required for IFRS and Upfield control standards through Control Self-Assessment and inform relevant Leadership team in breach of any key controls
• Responsible for ensuring compliance with local tax and fiduciary submissions
Skills, Experience and Qualifications
• A qualified, registered accountant with either CPA or ACCA
• At least 5 years on similar role in FMCG
• Preferably experience from the big 4 audit firms
• Working knowledge with an ERP system preferably SAP is required

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Professional Certificate

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 November 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 25-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-10-2066
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