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Financial Controller Job in Kenya

Job Title: Financial Controller

Reports To: Finance Director & CEO

Location: Nairobi

Age: 33 – 43 years

We are an organization dealing with petroleum products and we are seeking an individual who is dynamic and passionate about delivering results to join our finance & accounts team.

Job Summary: To develop strategies relating to all financial and accounting policies, procedures and quality standards to ensure continuous improvement and statutory compliance.

Duties & Responsibilities

·         Ensure that the profit and loss statements, balance sheet statements are prepared on a quarterly basis and shared with the directors,

·         Ensure statutory compliance, before the set deadlines for the Group of companies,

·         Review and approve the Payrolls for the group of companies and present to the Group Finance Director for payment,

·         Prepare and remit annual returns for the group before the set deadlines,

·         Coordinate with internal and external auditors for completion of statutory audits at the end of each financial year and submit follow-ups of audit recommendations for the Group,

·         Ensure proper review of all insurance policies and premiums for the Group and give recommendations,

·         Compiling and maintaining accurate assets register for the Group and ensure all assets procured are recorded, correctly depreciated and properly disposed as and when necessary,

·         Reconcile the profit and loss reports for the group and give feedback to the Finance Directors and make proposals for improvement,

·         Assist in preparing and monitoring budgets for new projects especially with regard to investments being made by the group of companies, and their tax implications,

·         Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice,

·         Ensure effective management and utilization of company resources and assets,

·         Carry out internal audits for the group of companies and make recommendations

·         Maintaining day to day internal controls of for the finance systems

·         Any other duties assigned from time to time.

Person Specification

·         Bachelor of Commerce of any other related field,

·         MUST be a CPA (K),

·         MUST be a registered member of ICPAK,

·         MUST have working experience dealing with KRA office and other Government institutions,

·         10 years working experience, 5 of which should be in a senior Accounts/Finance position. Experience in Petroleum Industry will be an added advantage.

·         Ladies who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply for the position.

The candidate will be expected to:

·         Perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure,

·         Accept responsibility for and in teams,

·         Relate to others in a manner that creates a sense of teamwork and cooperation,

·         Maintain effective communication with colleagues, both junior and senior,

·         Respond appropriately to environmental and safety hazards and function effectively in emergency situations,

·         Utilize company systems effectively to ensure economical use of equipment and supply

·         Be creative and innovative in minimizing costs,

NB: This is a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by the jobholder.

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