Financial Controller (African Region) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Sep 23, 2016

Job Title: Financial Controller – African Region
Contract: Permanent
Location: Nairobi

Profile Introduction: Our client a Multinational in Manufacturing is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Financial Controller for the African Region.

The successful candidate will have the following primary responsibilities:
  • Managing the Finance team for all African countries;
  • Leading Financial Planning and Analysis;
  • Ensuring timing and accuracy in monthly financial  reporting;
  • Analysing gaps and plans and Proposing corrective actions;
  • Acting as a Business Partner to help in decision making;
  • Seeking and Leading productivity improvement within Finance activities;
  • Driving annual audits and Ensuring compliance with local statutory and tax requirements;
  • Signing off and Validating monthly accounts
  • Leadership;
  • Drive for Results & Operational Excellence;
  • Strong Commercial Acumen;
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to effectively articulate financial matters and related impact to senior leadership across various geographies;
  • Be an emotionally intelligent individual with the ability to cultivate and manage relationships with a diverse group of individuals;
  • Have the intellectual capacity and tangible experience in financial operations (Financial Management, Financial Reporting, Management of controls) and Tax Management in a multi geographic/multinational group setting;
  • Ability to evolve in a continuously changing environment;
Minimum Requirements
  • Relevant Degree in Accounting, Commerce or Business Studies from a recognized University;
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K) OR Chartered Accountant Qualification;
  • 10-15 years’ experience within a Multinational organisation, with  a Business Counsel role;
  • Computer literacy (MS Office, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint), with emphasis on Excel;
  • SAP knowledge is an added advantage.
How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge apply through by 5PM Wednesday 5th October 2015. 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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