Financial Controller Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Financial Controller

Hiring Organization: Corporate Staffing
Location – Locality: Mombasa
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: FMCG
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES 150k-180k
Date Posted: 03/14/2024

Gross Salary: 150k – 180k

Our client is an FMCG company located in Mombasa. They are looking for an experienced and innovative Finance Controller to lead the financial operations of the company.

Key Responsibilities

Role Objectives:

The Financial Controller is responsible for oversight of all aspects of finance and accounting of the company. This includes Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Grower Accounting, Payroll, Company Ledgers, Banking, and Tax Accounting.
Developing and implementing Finance SOPs, enforcing accounting best practices to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of Budget, Business Plans, Financial Projections, and Working Capital Requirements. Forecasting of Financial needs and arranging funds on time. Ensure timely collection, payments, and optimum utilization of surplus funds. Rationalizing utilization of bank facilities.
  • Develop and prepare annual, quarterly, and monthly accounting reports, budgets, and forecasts for management to understand and review performance against goals,
  • Prepare standard, recurring, and adjustment journal entries for cash, A/R & A/P, inventory, prepaid and accrual expenses, payroll, financing activities, and support documentation for the general ledger system. Financial forecast, and risk analysis.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations. Maintain and control the charts of accounts
  • Conduct internal and external audit processes, Compliance with taxation. Taxation planning.
  • Prepare and provide proper financial information to the outside accounting firm for quarterly and year-end reporting requirements.
  • Coordinate with Operations Manager on all insurance policies, licenses, permits, and certifications, and make payments for each
  • Support the fundraising program of the company
  • Assist with the development of new policies, procedures, and workflow systems, and provide input for continuous improvement of accounting systems and execution.
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with other department team managers and members.

Candidate Profile:

  • BSc or MBA in Accounts/Finance.
  • CPA Finalist or ACCA
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of proven experience as a Finance Controller/Finance Manager in the Food and Beverage industry / FMCG.
  • Ability to generate and communicate ad hoc financial reports.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Financial Management Software/Tally.
  • Self-motivated with good teamwork abilities.

How to Apply

Gross Salary: 150k-180k,

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Financial Controller- FMCG) to before 18th March 2024