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Financial Controller Job Vacancy in Kenya

Group / Location:Kenya, Nairobi

Job Title: 
Financial Controller

Job brief / purpose: Management of all in country Financial, Legal, IT and Administrative activities in Kenya

Area currently encompasses 2 legal entities, 2 assets, 1 Joint Venture


Reports to Financial Controller – Africa
Dotted line report to General Manager – Kenya
Responsible for work of Kenyan Accountancy and Admin staff
Works closely with other members of Kenya team, and Perth Finance team

  • Ensure all standard the organization procedures and policies are followed in country, particularly organization Delegation of Authorities
  • Ensure all local accounting processes are completed efficiently and to the appropriate deadlines
  • Management of Pronto ledger, transaction processing, cash and banking, local supplier management
  • Management of tax compliance and monitoring of local fiscal environment – escalating potential issues as required.
  • Ensure compliance with all other local government requirements
  • Financial reporting, local budgeting, forecasting and cost control
  • Manage local administration function, including correspondence, office procedures, facilities supervision etc
  • Management of local IT & communications needs, liaising with Perth IT department as required
  • Provide assistance to Country Manager and in-country team in all matters relating to Finance and Administration
  • Deputise for Country Manager when he is outside Kenya
  • Provide information and reports to Perth/London teams as required
  • Liaise with London and Perth re requirements for and implementation of supplier contracts in Kenya, as well as administration of documents relating to government compliance
  • Liaise with External Advisors as required
  • Educated to degree standard
  • Qualified Accountant, with a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience
  • Experience in Oil & Gas exploration preferred
  • Experience in Kenya preferred
Special Working Conditions: Based in Nairobi, with travel to Perth, London or other parts of Kenya as required

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