6 months ago
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A firm that provides integrated logistics support and engineering services for plant and equipment used for the exploration and production of oil & gas from offshore fields is currently looking for a Financial controller to join it's team. Reporting to the CFO you will be responsible for:
Developing finance organisational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction
Ensure credibility of Finance by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization.
Design and lead the Group Finance department structure, positions and process system in compliance to the Group Finance Plans, Policies & Procedures according to organizational objectives.
Develop, maintain and maximise the Company’s functional accounting system (Access).
Evaluate the Finance division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as provide individuals with professional and personal growth.
Be responsible for developing and updating Finance related group policies and procedures, in line with company's standards, to ensure common financial standards and processes are implemented throughout the different operations centres.
Coordination of accurate preparation of quarterly group management accounts
Provision of timely and relevant financial information, advice and explanations to business unit managers
Financial appraisal of all major commercial bids, capital expenditure and investment proposals
Liaison with external auditors for year end audit
The selected candidate will be responsible for developing a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior management so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions.
Provide leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization and provide senior management with advice on the financial implications of business activities.
Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets and consolidation and reporting to the Group
Ensure effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with international & local standards.
Assist in the development of tender responses.
Skills and Requirements
The ideal candidate must possess a minimum of 3 years experience in progressively responsible financial leadership roles.
Proven knowledge of international accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations.
Core Competencies such as analytical thinking, teamwork and problem solving skills
Must be fluent in spoken and written English
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential.
High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
Willing to travel