Full Time
Cairo
Posted 5 months ago

Financial Controller

Financial Controller
(based in 6th October, Egypt)

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations
    Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives and / or new service offerings
  • Manage financial planning and analysis of the company
  • Supervise creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting
  • Participate in weekly meetings with the leadership Team
  • Communicate, engage and interact with the Shareholders, Board of Directors and the leadership team of the company
  • Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models
  • Define & implement policies, procedures and processes as deemed appropriate by the leadership team
    Any other responsibility as given by the corporate office and leadership team

Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations

  • Supervise the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases and financial software. Provide regular maintenance and backup of all accounting systems and supervise company financial staff
  • Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data for company’s shareholders and board of directors
  • Oversee the preparation and communication of periodic financial statements
  • Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all statutory & regulatory filings
    Work with various departments to ensure appropriate legal compliance
  • Oversee the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating inefficiencies
  • Oversee preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements
    Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts and cost allocation
  • Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
  • Hire, develop and manage managers and staff
    Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; manage preparation and support of all internal & external audits
  • Coordinate and strategize methods used to attain corporate goals
  • Coordinate & supervise working with shared service centre based outside the country
  • Active involvement in implementation of SAP finance workstreams
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Financial Management

  • Manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability
  • Maintain outstanding strategic alliances with vendors and business partners
  • Utilize forward-looking models and activity-based analyses to provide financial insight into the organization’s plans and operating budgets
  • Oversee daily cash management and AP Department, approve large payables, sign checks and authorize large wires
  • Supervise Accounts Receivable management and provide guidance relating to the collection process
  • Develop financial strategies

Tax & legal compliance

  • Oversee tax review and finalizing for corporate tax, employee tax, VAT, customs and all other types of direct & indirect taxes
  • Planning, optimization & restructuring
  • Supervising & finalizing transfer pricing reports
  • Review & compliances of Board of Investment (BOI)
  • Compliance of all tax and legal matters of the entities
  • Develop tax strategies

Financial Controller (FC) – Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Chartered Accountant (CA) or CPA or equivalent preferred
  • 5 years minimum experience at same or similar position in a large (US$100 million+) multinational company
  • 15+ years of total accounting or finance experience with manufacturing company
  • Experience of working in petrochemical industry will be preferred
  • Outstanding knowledge and understanding of IFRS / local GAPP
  • Background coordinating with IT staff to manage and / or upgrade accounting system. Systems implementation experience strongly preferred.
  • “Hands On” ERP Systems Experience – SAP Required
  • Experience of Hyperion consolidation software shall be preferred
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Very good command on Microsoft excel & PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence and executive presence – ability to motivate staff
  • Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills
  • Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls and compliance-related issues
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Job Features

Job CategoryFinance - Accounting
Job LevelSenior Managers , Directors & Executives
LocationCairo Egypt
FunctionalityFinance
Reporting toCFO

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