Financial Controller Job in Kenya

Job Title: Financial Controller

Hiring Organization: Kyosk Digital Services limited
Location – Locality:
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Agtech
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/20/2024

Role Purpose

Responsible for the management of timeline and accurate reporting both management and statutory for the country by overseeing the accounting and reporting team
Responsible for budgeting, forecasting and business performance elaboration including variance analysis and actuals vs budget for the country
Treasury management and cash flow forecasting including monitoring of burn
Management of outsourced business partners; statutory auditors, tax consultants, company secretarial, legal and insurance
Take direct charge of the provision of business planning and financial analysis, information and insights which enable the various departments of Kyosk Digital Services to make appropriate business decisions with the help of the business analyst
Be a strategic finance Business Partner and provide support for operations and commercial teams
Take direct charge of the system of internal controls, risk and governance working closely with the IC&PO Manager
All aspects of legal entity controllership
Lead and own the adoption of global best practices defined in the business to bring about best practice institutionalisation at the local entity and ensure that the country stays ahead of such standardisation and continuous improvement

Key Responsibilities

Facilitating accurate, timely and pertinent internal Reporting

Make sure that all deadlines are respected working closely with Reporting and Accounting team and interlocking with operations and commercial teams w.r.t the monthly close process and requirements.

Ownership of the trial balance and review of all general ledger postings as well as in-depth monthly balance sheet reviews.

Provision of reliable figures and in-depth knowledge of the relevant business metrics. Analysis ranges from top-level reviews to detailed research.

Prepare and share key financial statements on a monthly basis

Prepare ad hoc reports to analyse any variances against targets e.g., volume and mix analysis

Own the periodic (weekly, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual as well as ad hoc business review needs i.e., prepare and generate reports, templates, slides etc required for business review to track performance against KPIs.

Prepare and distribute key business reports and analyses (Revenues): daily, weekly, monthly, YTD, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual against targets.

Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools

Performance Monitoring

Preparation of the company’s annual budget and strategic capital allocation, working with the various operational heads

Monitor the Company’s key financial performance indicators based on approved forecasts; and regularly

Support in the preparation of Statutory Annual Reports and Monthly management Reports (MMR)

Organizing and leading periodic meetings with other departments, where key financial information can be shared and disseminated.

Responsible for driving key discussion topics and agenda for each meeting

People Management and country functional leadership

Lead, train and support a growing team of managers, controllers, analysts, and accountants as the business expands across the country to ensure strict adherence to Kyosk Digital Services standards and compliance with procedures

Develop a strong-performing team, by taking care of the career paths of all direct reports and teams

Ad hoc Tasks

As may from time to time be delegated upon by Country Head of Finance& Global Head of Finance subject to evolving business needs

Key Contacts

Country Head of Finance

Global Head of Finance

Country General Manager

Global CEO

Other functional Heads and managers

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