Financial Controller Career in Kenya – Retail Industry

Our client in the Retail industry that enhances healthy lifestyles of its clients is in need is in need of a Financial Controller who will plan, direct, control and coordinate all the operations of the department to ensure the set objectives are achieved in a timely and professional manner.

Duties & Responsibilities 
  • Managing the finance and accounting functions 
  • Initiate and guide the preparation of forecasts of company revenue, working capital, expenditure and return on investment 
  • Oversee the Finance department and all chain stores 
  • Updating and enforcement of cost accounting’ treasury management; risk and taxation, receivables policies and procedures 
  • Ability to measure cost effectiveness of Company 
  • Preparing annual budgets, management accounts, variance reports and cash flows 
  • Reviewing and strengthening the internal control environment and business processes 
  • Implementing and enhancing the management information systems
  • Liaison with the external auditors including managing the annual audit process
  • Ensuring compliance with all legal statutes 
  • Planning and decision making
  • Oversee company accounting so as to ensure that the accounts are prepared in line with provisions of International Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 
  • Approve payments to suppliers in line with the company’s financial procedures 
  • Monitor the Company’s corporate liquidity through regular and accurate cash projections 
  • Oversee tax planning, computation and payment of all taxes including import and export duties, corporate tax, VAT tax, PAYE among others 
  •  Liaising with Bank and Insurance officials in connection with the Financial and Insurance needs of the company 
  • Any other duties assigned by the management 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • The ideal candidate should have a university degree in accounting/ finance. 
  • CPA (K) 
  • Experience in similar position of at least 4 years 
  • Demonstrated experience and skill with budget preparation and analysis and financial reporting preparation 
  • Strong accounting skills and experience 
  • Experience working in the retail industry will be an added advantage 
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills: 
  • Supervisory skills 
  • Team building skills 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Good organization skills 
  • Integrity and ethical
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