Financial Controller Nairobi £1 - £1

Financial Controller

Location: Nairobi |
Salary: £1 - £1 |
Posted: 18 Jul 2019 |
Closes: 25 Jul 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: Kenya |
Region / Division: Africa |
Reference: G4S/TP/3707503/162919

Competitive market rate

Job Introduction:

To 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.

Role Responsibility:

  • Review of balance sheet reconciliations and ensure authorization of reconciliation
  • Monthly reporting; ensure printing of compiled and completed reports; attend and provide financial input on monthly trade reviews
  • Liaison  with internal and external auditors; Investigate and follow-up on discrepancies of audit reports; Investigate and follow-up on discrepancies of audit reports
  • Ensure local tax compliance
  • Set up Capex review mechanism and provide input on expenditure and cashflow position
  • Assist with the  budget and forecast process

The Ideal Candidate:

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Relevant Degree in Finance / Accounting or Business Management
  • CPA (K) or similar qualification
  • Two to five years in Management Accounting & Staff Management Experience
  • Registered ICPAK Member 
  • Knowledge of Financial 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

Technical Skills

  • Financial Acumen
  • Analytical Skills
  • Negotiation
  • Microsoft Word – Advance level
  • Microsoft Excel – Advance level
  • Microsoft PowerPoint – Advance level
  • ERP system(s)
  • Google suite of products

Behavioural Skills – Management

  • Awareness of the marketing environment
  • Delivering strategy
  • Driving change
  • Leading people
  • Delivering performance
  • Working with complexity
  • Managing professionally
  • Customer thinking
  • Collaborating and Co-operating




About the Company:

G4S is the leading global integrated security company specialising in the provision of security products, services and solutions. The group is active in more than 110 countries, and is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange with over 623,000 employees and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. We specialise in outsourced business processes and facilities in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.

G4S in Africa:

G4S is the largest private sector employer and largest security company in Africa, with operations in more than 30 African countries and more than 122 000 employees on the continent. In Kenya, G4S employs more than 14,000 people and we have a presence in all major urban centers within the country.

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