Reporting to Finance Director, the Finance controller will oversee the financial controlling function including the compilation of financial statements, reconciliation reviews, financial reporting, implementation of financial controls and other related activities for G4S Kenya.
1.Review of balance sheet reconciliations
Provide leadership to the finance and accounting team to ensure books of account are maintained in accordance with International accounting standards and per the specific G4S accounting requirements.
Preparation and review of balance sheet and profit and loss reconciliation to ensure all trial balance entries are valid and well supported.
Preparation of monthly financial and management account reports for review by senior management.
Preparation of statutory audited financial statements compliant with local reporting requirements and International Financial reporting standards.
Preparation of board papers and reports, Country MD reports and any other ad hoc reports that may be required from time to time.
Internal and external auditors
Support and co-ordinate the internal and external audit processes through provision of audit requests and timely response to audit queries.
Drive implementation of internal and external audit recommendations.
Preparation and review of annual and periodic tax computations.
Filling of periodic tax returns.
Ensuring local tax compliance including correspondence with KRA.
4.Assist with budget and forecast process
Support the preparation and review of budget and forecasts including ensuring that budget/forecast templates are loaded onto the system.
Support the local, regional and group management budget and forecasts review and approval process.
Periodic review and monitoring of actual performance against budgets and forecast including providing detailed commentary on variances.
Knowledge and Qualifications
Relevant Degree in Finance / Accounting or Business Management
CPA (K) or similar qualification
Knowledge of Financial accounting principles and practices
Knowledge of IFRS
Knowledge of tax
Knowledge of financial controls and audit standards
Knowledge of how to perform and review reconciliations
Knowledge of how to implement financial controls
MS Office Computer skills (Excel Advanced)
Knowledge of SAP or equivalent reporting system
At least five years of experience in finance and accounting two of which must be in management position.
Registered ICPAK Member
Microsoft Word – Advance level
Microsoft Excel – Advance level
Microsoft PowerPoint – Advance level
Google suite of products
Behavioral Skills - Leadership
Awareness of the marketing environment
Working with complexity
Collaborating and Co-operating
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