Financial Controller

Job Description

  • Supervising the Branch/Country financial team
  • Be warrant on the reporting and ensuring data is processed on-time and meeting strict reporting deadlines
  • Be responsible of the financial monthly closing of the Branch/Country
  • Be responsible for raising P&L for the Branch/Country and give relevant information to the Branch/Country Manager
  • Be warrant on a good archive system for all financial documents in cooperation with his Chief Accountant
  • Keeping invoices, bank cash, sales/client and varied operation books (Accounting entry)
  • Accounts evidences: suppliers, bank, expenses relating to visitors (follow-up suppliers statement, bank reconciliation, confirmation of the suppliers balance, clients statement).
  • Preparation and payment of invoices
  • Updating fixed assets files
  • Be responsible to follow and give relevant information to the Branch/Country Manager regarding the Gross Margin
  • Assisting in the preparation and analysis of the management accounts
  • Assisting in the production of P&L, Balance Sheet, Bank Reconciliations and Trial Balance for the Branch/Country
  • Deep involvement in the budget and forecasting process
  • Be warrant to put in evidence discrepancies between actual and Budget and communicate efficiently with the CFO
  • Communicate effectively to explain complex financial concepts to individuals outside the finance sector
  • Other duties as per request by the CFO or by the Branch/Country Manager.
  • Be focus on his/her responsibility
  • Adhere to Bolloré Africa Logistics Business and Ethics policy and to Bolloré Africa Logistics policies and procedures
  • Prepare monthly activities report, compile statistics and insure that the branch/country Manager provide relevant information to the Head Quarter
  • Other duties
  • Degree in Finance/Accountancy/ Management mandatory
  • Qualified Accountant or equivalent professional qualification
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Financial Control within Financial Services in international companies
  • African Working Experience is a must
  • Experience in our industry/ in an industry with same issues
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge of French is preferential
  • Strong skills and proficiency in MS Software; Familiar with Databases
  • Experience in Accountancy and Financial Softwares (softwares preferred : Hyperion/Essbase; Sun; Infor QnA)