Financial Controller at Maurice Xandra Solutions – TDPel Jobs
Maurice Xandra Solutions is a management consulting company that renders quality services in Human Resource, Management and Process improvement. MXS Limited was set up to provide high quality, up to date training, team management and process improvement services for its clients.Our Client, being a Company at the forefront of the tech industry in Africa and with a unique African services offering is looking for a strong Financial Controller, who will strengthen the Finance Department and will lead it to and through the Series C round.
7+ years of experience as a Financial Controller or a similar role with combined experience in accounting and finance
Excellent leadership and project management skills; preferably hands-on experience with delivery on OKRs)
Strong sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success
Ability to motivate and develop teams in a positive manner
Critical thinker but with a focus on solving the problems at hand
Commercially minded – able to dig into the business, understand drivers, engage and probe the teams on how to grow the business plus proffer ideas to that end
Multitask and manage competing priorities and deliver to strict time deadlines
Right balance between detail oriented and focus on the bigger picture
Ability to present to and liaise with an international board and investors.
Knowledge and skills requirements
Good understanding of accounting software (SAP B1 is key and Quickbooks is an advantage)
Qualified Accountant (ACMA, ACCA, ACA) with strong current knowledge of IFRS accounting standards.
Bachelor’s degree required (minimum 2:1) preferably in Finance or Accounting
Must be able to work in a high-velocity, high performance environment
Strong knowledge of month- and year-end closing process based on international consolidation.
Experience with financial modelling, budgeting and monitoring and creating financial statements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong MS Office skills, especially Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Drive strategy and growth of the company, by being a strong business partner to all departments by providing meaningful input and assistance where necessary.
Monitor execution of the strategy through accurate and timely reporting on KPI’s
Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
Manage all accounting operations including billing, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General ledger, Cost Accounting, and Revenue Recognition
Prepare and publish timely monthly consolidated financial statements including management accounts and board reports, to include developing financial reviews with senior management team
Cash flow management
Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
Manage compliance with all state, federal government and other statutory reporting requirements and tax filings
Work closely with management/executive teams to share adhoc reports and analysis findings
Manage, mentor and motivate the accounts team
Manage compliance with IFRS principles
Interested and qualified candidates should kindly apply via the link below
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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