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Financial Controller

Closing: Jun 18, 2024

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Published: Jun 3, 2024 (22 days ago)

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Experience & Qualifications
  • BSc / BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus.
  • 10+ Proven experience as finance officer/chief account or relevant role in a senior financial managerial position with a proven record of success
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office and accounting software
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Extensive relationships in the financial system
  • Knowledge of the aviation industry
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
  • CPA/ACCA/ACA is required


Responsibilities
Experience & Qualifications
  • BSc / BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus.
  • 10+ Proven experience as finance officer/chief account or relevant role in a senior financial managerial position with a proven record of success
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office and accounting software
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Extensive relationships in the financial system
  • Knowledge of the aviation industry
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
  • CPA/ACCA/ACA is required


Job Summary

  • The financial controller performs effective risk management and plans the organisation’s financial strategy.
  • The ideal candidate must be well-versed in all aspects of financial systems, controls and management ranging from accounting to broad investment and banking operations.
  • The candidate will be an excellent leader with strong interpersonal and communication skills. He or she must be a highly motivated, result-oriented manager able to work under pressure.

Key Functions

  • Participating in executive management and making decisions on the running of the company;
  • Setting up and managing the financial and accounting functions of the airline;
  • Driving the company’s financial planning; Maintaining systems and controls
  • Performing risk management by analysing the organization’s liabilities and investments;
  • Raising and managing funds from various local and international sources to meet the capital and investment needs of the airline
  • Managing cash and liquidity risks;
  • Ensuring regulatory financial, tax and reporting

Duties / Responsiblities

  • Drive the company’s financial planning, budgeting, controls and company growth
  • Perform risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
  • Decide on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks
  • Ensure cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations
  • Overseeing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Tax, Treasury, Payroll, Financial and Management Accounting functions.
  • Supervise all finance personnel (controllers, treasurers, accounting officers, analysts )
  • Manage vendor relationships and procurements
  • Prepare reliable current and forecasting reports
  • Set up and oversee the company’s finance IT systems
  • Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies
  • Develop and manage relationships with investors and financiers
  • Ensure efficiency of the company’s operations including advising on best practices to increase the bottom line
  • Overseeing commercial decision-making from tender analysis, margin analysis, pricing analysis etc
  • Ensure compliance with tax laws and other regulatory financial requirements including auditing
  • Ensure full and timely financial reporting by international financial reporting standards
  • Recruitment, training, mentoring and development of staff in the department and company on financial-related matters.

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