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Feb 12, 2013

Oil & Gas Industry Financial Controller Job in Kenya

Financial Controller –Oil & Gas

Deadline: 20-02-2013

The Job Purpose: 

This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. 

The Financial Controller will play a role in the recruitment of accounting department staff and will be responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner.

The Financial Controller will have contact with senior-level Attorneys and the firm’s Executive Director which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.

Responsibilities & Duties
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Assist the CEO in the daily banking requirements.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of positive pay transactions.
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
  • Collaborates with the other external finance professionals to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Responds to inquiries from the CEO and other finance and firm wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
  • Work with the CEO to ensure a clean and timely year end audit.
  • Supervise the general ledger group to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
  • Support CEO with special projects and workflow process improvements.
To be considered you must have:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required
  • ACCA or CPA (K) Qualification. CFA is an added advantage
  • Significant experience in the oil and gas industry (E&P) is required
  • International experience is a must
  • Public accounting experience within the oil and gas experience is a huge plus
  • Professional Accounting Qualification
  • Five to seven years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area, ideally working in Oil & Gas industry
  • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Previous management experience
  • Ability to travel internationally on occasion
  • Strong technical accounting skills
Qualifying candidates should send their application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae to
[email protected] Closing date is COB on 20-02-2013

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