Financial Controller  Job at Summit Recruitment and search

Summit Recruitment and search

Financial Controller  Job at Summit Recruitment and search,

Financial Controller  Job at Summit Recruitment and search

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Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, mass recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwan…

Financial Controller

Key Requirements:

  • Directing and managing all the activities of the finance department
  • Leading and managing performance of the finance team
  • Developing and reviewing financial policies and standard operating processes (SOPs)
  • Preparing timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, and cash-flow management reports
  • Developing and monitoring annual budgets
  • Liaising with external auditors, regulators, and other third parties
  • Managing and implementing internal audit findings
  • Assessing investment opportunities, projects, etc
  • Enhancing internal control systems within the company
  • Management of cost-saving initiatives
  • Overseeing monthly VAT/ withholding tax returns and reconciliations
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with the banks
  • Negotiating with banks and other service providers on behalf of the Directors
  • Providing recommendations on how to improve the company balance sheet, P&L, and cash-flows.
  • Signing LPOs, authorizing payments
  • Managing the insurance portfolio as and when it falls due
  • Any other duties that the job holder may be allocated from time to time
  • Responsible for the supervision of the senior accountants and accountants.


  • A bachelor’s degree in finance
  • A Gujarati, Punjabi or Indian speaking candidate is highly preferred
  • ACCA or CPA qualification
  • Must have 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience working with accounting systems
  • Sound knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws, and best practices
  • Sound knowledge of tax matters, as well as staying abreast of all relevant regulations
  • Good understanding of budgeting, financial analysis, and forecasting
  • Financial planning and reporting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership and management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and accounting systems.
  • Must be a creative and strategic thinker.
  • Must be organized, accurate, and detail orientated.
  • Ability to drive high performance.
  • Flexible and able to respond to change
  • Solutions focused with a can-do attitude.

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