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For one of our clients based in Ghana, we are seeking a creative and dynamic Finance Manager who thrives on innovation, team leadership and delivering excellent results. Our client offers a broad range of international growth opportunities and lots of engagement with young enthusiastic teams.
This role requires a highly analytical financial professional who oversees accounting, financial strategic planning, controls, and reporting.
The ideal candidate has a degree in Finance and understands a production environment and business in general. He or she would provide financial advice and support to the management team, understanding spending and revenue patterns and continuously develop solutions to maintain a cost-effective system.
• An advanced degree in accounting, business or finance
• A Chartered Accountant qualification is preferred
• A Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience, in making sound business decisions
• You have an entrepreneurial spirit
• Ensuring financial practices are in line with international standards and regulations
• A high sense of Integrity and an eye for detail
• A good working knowledge of major accounting software
• Computer Literate with high proficiency in MS Office Suites
Our client offers a competitive remuneration package and excellent benefits. If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please apply at the bottom of this page.
Position: Financial Controller
Reporting to: Finance Director
This role requires a highly analytical financial professional who oversees the accounting, financial strategic planning, controls, and financial reporting for our commodity, farm input/machinery and tender businesses in Ghana and performs regular financial analysis.
He or she works closely with the Head of each business to understand spending and revenue patterns and develop solutions that overcome problem areas and mitigate risk. This Financial Professional needs to have a strong background in Finance and has had experience working in the Agric commodity sector.
Ensuring that company, financial statements are in line with management’s requirements
Recognize patterns in spending, revenue, and recommend solutions to any problem areas.
Identify and update Management on risks and come up with possible solutions to mitigate
Perform monthly business review analysis and a financial analysis
Liaise with Group teams on operational and financial review
Monthly reporting to the Group using COGNOS
Maintain an efficient system of accounting records
Review and improve the Company’s set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk
Enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results
Ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles
Develop budgets that meet the requirements of the businesses
Strong credit control functionality to improve liquidity
Supervise all audit and internal control processes
Liaising with Finance and SAP teams
Lead activities associated with process improvements, timely reporting, and the development of appropriate systems to ensure that financial transactions, policies, and procedures are in line with the Company’s objectives
Accounting software, SAP and improving functionality
Manage and develop the Finance team by reviewing the current team and adjust the structure and the team to improve the performance of the department
Coach, develop and performance manage the accounting team
An advanced degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related field
A Chartered Accountant qualification is essential
A Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience, ideally in the Agric Commodity sector
A thorough understanding of business and financial principles and practices
Excellent mathematical and analytical skills
SAP or similar software knowledge is essential
Experience in managing, developing, and leading a team
A high sense of Integrity
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build trust and relationships with employees, business managers and Financial Institutions
Ability to work in an entrepreneurial, multicultural, multidisciplinary team and deliver high quality work within deadlines to meet objectives
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
Strong Excel skills
Im currently recruiting for a Financial Controller for a large International FMCG organisation who have operations globally and throughout Sub Saharan Africa. They currently need a CA Qualified Big 4 trained accountant who has Controller experience and can mange the running of the G/L, the finance staff and the systems. Ideally someone who may have US GAAP (but not essential) I need someone who is independent minded and tenacious who can work with the local MD. This is a non Ex pat role, ideally I need someone who is a local South African and does not need a work permit. My client offers outstanding career opportunities globally.
Are you interested in becoming a Financial Controller in South Africa? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.
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