Financial Controller Jobs Janta Kenya

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Our client, a leading online travel company in Africa is urgently seeking to recruit a Financial Controller to join their team.

Responsibilities for the Financial Controller Job

Management

  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage outsourced functions
  • Oversee the operations of the Finance department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives

Funds Management

  • Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements
  • Use hedging to mitigate financial risks related to the interest rates on the company’s borrowings, as well as on its foreign exchange positions
  • Maintain banking relationships
  • Assist in determining the company’s proper capital structure
  • Arrange for equity and debt financing
  • Invest funds
  • Recommend appropriate dividend issuance, based on historical dividend patterns and expected cash flows

Budgeting

  • Manage the preparation of the company’s budget
  • Report to management on variances from the established budget, and the reasons for those variances
  • Assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction

Financial Analysis

  • Engage in ongoing cost reduction analyses in all areas of the company
  • Review the performance of competitors and report on key issues to management
  • Engage in benchmarking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement
  • Interpret the company’s financial results to management and recommend improvement activities
  • Review company bottlenecks and recommend changes to improve the overall level of company throughput
  • Participate in target costing activities to create products that meeting predetermined price goals.
  • Assist in the determination of product pricing in relation to features offered and competitor pricing
  • Compile key business metrics and report on them to management
  • Manage the capital budgeting process, based on constraint analysis and discounted cash flow analysis
  • Create additional analyses and reports as requested by management

Financial Controller Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting, or equivalent business experience
  • 5+ years of progressively
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, particularly in regard to presenting the results of analyses to management.
  • Should have an outstanding knowledge of electronic spreadsheets.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their CV to ‘vacancies@jantakenya.com’ indicating the job tittle “FINANCIAL CONTROLLER” on the subject line by 8th December 2016.  Kindly indicate your preferred location.

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