Financial Controller

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Dar es Salaam, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania
Shugulika Africa Limited
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Our Client, a Logistics Company is looking for an experienced Financial Controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance Controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management.

  • Ensure that an organization meets the necessary tax, permit and licensing requirements.
  • Collaborate with an executive team to establish more effective processes and controls to ensure the integrity of a company’s ledger.
  • Oversee all financial control activities, including the review and analysis of monthly and quarterly numbers and disclosures.
  • Provide executive management with accurate and comprehensive financial information to guide effective policy making and financial strategizing.
  • Summarize budget trends, analyzing deficiencies and reporting variances to executives.
  • Provide external auditors with the necessary documentation and support.
  • Take care of tax preparation duties or collaborate with external tax accountants for tax preparation.
  • Prepare financial reports.
  • Analyze financial data.
  • Monitor internal controls.
  • Oversee and prepare income statements.
  • Participate in budgeting.
  • Manage financial transactions.
  • Streamline accounting functions and operations.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, math, economy or a related field.
  • 8+ years of direct experience in accounting, auditing or finance role.
  • Master’s or other advanced degree is preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license can set you apart in this highly competitive field.
  • Communication skills.
  • Basic understanding and acumen
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to influence management.
  • Technical accounting expertise
  • People skills
  • Ability to commission, deploy and monitor effectiveness.
  • Efficiency and time management

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