Financial Controller

Financial Controller

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The Financial Controller shall account for the creation of effective financial plans for the organization and manage corporate funds in a cost-efficient & effective manner. All jobs >>

Accountable for ensuring budgets are prepared and made available on time, as well as ensuring accurate accounting operations in accordance with company law and accounting standards

Tasks and Duties

  1. Job-specific tasks:

Define the company’s annual financial planning & budgeting process and design the resulting annual financial plan & budget.
Assist departments in developing capital, operating and manpower budget and consolidate their budgets
 Interact with all functions to get inputs on budget and preparation of financial reports and forecasts
Consolidate departmental budgets and develop a master budget
 Monitor capital, operating and manpower spending and track the utilization of the budget
Report on budget performance & variance reasons and produce explanation reports
Manage credit in order to plan payments in a cost-effective manner
 Maintain adequate liquidity at all times by forecasting payment schedules and therefore manage the expected shortfalls/surpluses of funds
Control financial operations of all departments
Preparation of Financial Statements, Management of Audit Processes,
Regulatory Reporting and Payments: VAT, Income Tax (PAYE), SSNIT Contribution, 2nd Tier
Bank of Ghana Reporting, Acquire Knowledge of Banks and Specialised Deposit-Taking Institutions Act 2016, (Act 930).

2. Managerial tasks:

Coach, motivate and retain staff, develop the individual as well as team capabilities
Lead the section to pursue goals and targets by month, quarter and year
Manage and solve any occurring problem with suppliers
Ensure that section has proper resources to conduct daily activities and achieve objectives
Participate in recruitment activities for own section if requested by the HR department
Follow up on daily, weekly and monthly reports of all activities
Provide reports and feedback to top management (formally and informally) and confer on key topics
Evaluate performance, and delegate responsibility and authority. Follow up to ensure proper performance

3. Expected Results
Use advanced financial skills to analyze, prepare and oversee financial reporting processes
Build a strategic plan and budget to meet the goals of the company
Minimize the cost of doing business

Minimum Requirements

4. Educational Background
University degree in economics, business management and/or risk management
ICA/ ACCA/ CIMA Qualified
MBA Optional
Related Work Experience
Strong professional background with no less than 7 years of experience in a related field
Demonstrated ability to show financial results
Proven administrative, leadership and management ability in the area of Financial Planning and Control, Inventory Control, Cost Management
Fluent in English
Skills and Competencies
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Proficient in accounting software
Must be adept in the use of the Internet and E-mail
Personality Traits
Good team player
Strategy-oriented and driven
Excellent thinking capabilities and analytical skills
Very good organizational skills
Very good communication skills
Very good at solving complex problems
Very good leadership skills

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should kindly send CVs to [email protected].

Deadline for applications: 22nd April 2023

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