Financial Controller

Bollore Africa Logistics Kenya Limited
Added on 2013-11-29 06:03:37
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Supervise the Finance Dept


    We are currently recruiting in Mombasa, Kenya, a FINANCIAL CONTROLLER in our subsidiary MCT .


    •Supervise  the Finance Dept
    •Review and approve vouchers – petty cash, cheque payments, suppliers, internal transfers.
    •Authorize payments – sign cheques and funds transfer instructions to company’s bankers.
    •Act as the company’s interface with bankers and the liaison on administrative matters.
    •Confirm manually initiated funds transfers
    •Authorize  purchases ( signing LPOs)
    •Administer and approve staff leave requests
    •Implement/enforce management directives regarding staff/admin matters for the team you supervise
    •Manage petty cash floats (various currencies) for the company and for the  various departments
    •Review returns and authorize re-imbursements.
    •Liaise with other heads of department and senior management on day to day issues , e.g. authorization/allocation of expenses, etc.
    •Ensure that the general ledger accounts and disbursements files are regularly monitored and fully explained at the end of the month.
    •Download monthly results per cost centre from the Financial Reporting System and investigate variations from budgeted amounts.
    •Support heads of department (ops) in generating their monthly statistics and expense analysis.
    •Complete the consolidation package for purposes of reporting to Head office.
    •Involvement in the annual budget preparation process.
    •Monitor capital investment per cost centre to ensure it is in line with budgeted amounts.
    •Facilitate recruitment of staff in the department by participating in interviews together with HR Manager, drafting job descriptions and evaluation of staff performance during probation period.
    •Give the necessary support to the external auditors to facilitate finalization of the year end financial statements.
    •Control the tax file for the company vis a vis records maintained by the company’s tax consultants and the Kenya Revenue Authority, and to follow up on VAT and corporation tax issues with the company’s tax consultants.
    •Ensure conformity with tax regulations by remitting statutory deductions within the stipulated time limits, ensuring the necessary amounts are with held where necessary and remitted to the tax authorities.
    •Control & approve the bank/petty cash reconciliation
    •Follow up and validate credit notes.
    •Any other tasks as assigned from time to time by management

    Key Skills

    •Analytical skills
    •Computer literacy


    •B-Comm Degree
    •CPA (K)


    •Minimum 5  years

    Interested candidates should submit their applications and CV by 30.11.2013.

    Please Apply Below