Group Financial Controller

21 July
2020

Position: Group Financial Controller

Job description

Group Financial Controller will support Group CFO in managing finance related functions throughout the Group.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of group consolidated financial statements and management of group audit process.
  • Coordinate and supervise annual third-party valuation of Rendeavour assets.
  • Supervising preparation and submission of statutory accounts and tax fillings.
  • Maintain accounts in Sage for offshore holding companies.
  • Group management reporting, including quarterly IFRS balance sheets and P&L’s (if required).
  • Supervising project accounting and reporting.
  • Manage forecasting and budgeting processes.
  • Monitor and control budgets versus actual spend/income on a monthly basis.
  • Closely monitor and control all spending throughout the Group, stay within budgets, identify and achieve savings.
  • Managing liquidity throughout the Group.
  • Maintain and update on a monthly basis an accurate cash flow forecast for the Group.
  • Monitor and manage all existing shareholder, intercompany and third party loans.
  • Manage all treasury functions throughout the Group.
  • Work together with the CFO on attracting new investors in development projects.
  • Review and help manage financial models for all projects.
  • Assist CFO in any other relevant matters.

Skills and experience:

  • Chartered Accountant minimum with 7 – 10 years hands-on experience;
  • Big 4 accounting training/experience preferred;
  • Real Estate Investment experience preferred;
  • Internationally educated;
  • Ability to perform a complex Group consolidation;
  • Good understanding of IFRS;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (complex formulae, sensitivity analysis );
  • Overall responsibility for management of a finance department;
  • Cash flow forecasting and variance analysis, budgeting skills;
  • Financial modelling, scenario analysis and due diligence experience;
  • Experience in liaising with the auditors and managing an audit process;
  • Ability to implement new accounting and/or reporting systems and internal controls software: Sage or similar;
  • Very strong analytical skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, proven ability to present information clearly in a report or presentation to senior management;
  • Good understanding of and ability to apply basic concepts in finance and economics;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Mature, pragmatic and flexible approach, good commercial judgment.

Personal characteristics:

  • Exceptional work ethic;
  • Self-driven;
  • Intelligent;
  • Resilient;
  • Result-oriented;
  • Rigorous and organized;
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills.