Group Financial Controller

18 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Overview


Market Leading FMCG Company


Financial Planning:

  • Work closely with the COO to develop the annual budget, financial forecasts and targets at the corporate, functional and country level
  • Develop corporate financial and tax strategies
  • Develop and track performance measures to support the company’s strategic direction and employee incentive programs


Financial Operations:

  • Manage the accounting team (in-house and outsourced) including all policies and procedures
  • Support the introduction and subsequent operation of an innovative employee incentive and benefits plan
  • Key to company growth: Conduct financial analysis and support the development of new business models, whether for new markets, new concepts as well as for any partnerships, joint ventures or acquisitions
  • Provide other financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
  • Responsible for investing company funds as necessary
  • Shape, refine and maintain the newly implemented Finance IT system
  • Maintain all banking relationships


Reporting and Risk Management - at both country and corporate level:

  • Prepare regular financial statements for the CEO and the Senior Management Team (SMT)
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  • Calculate variances from the budget and flag significant risks and issues to the SMT
  • Provide for a system of management cost reports
  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile, including the need for currency or commodity hedging
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Work with Legal to ensure that the company complies with all regulatory and auditor requirements, including adequate record keeping across all countries

Key Attributes/Skills

ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA Qualfied