Duties & Responsibilities:
- Prepare comprehensive financial statements, including Profit and Loss (P&L) accounts, cash flow statements, variance analysis, and explanatory commentaries.
- Evaluate the company’s performance against annual budgets across various countries and departments, providing reports to assist management in making operational decisions.
- Conduct and review ledger and sub ledger reconciliations for all balance sheet items.
- Oversee and review inventory and tax reconciliations.
- Perform audits of financial records to ensure compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and legal requirements.
- Assist in implementing financial controls, including end-of-day and end-of-month procedures, to ensure the integrity of financial data capture and facilitate regular reconciliations.
- Analyze financial data and identify discrepancies.
- Provide operational finance support to internal and external stakeholders.
- Collaborate with operational teams to monitor performance against the budget, offering guidance on focus areas and recommending corrective actions.
The successful candidate will have:
- More than 5 years of experience in management reporting or accounting, preferably in the retail sector, either at a company with an annual turnover exceeding $100,000 USD or at a prominent regional or international consulting or accounting firm.
- Prior work experience in East African markets is preferred.
- A degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration; an MBA, ACCA, or CPA qualification is desirable.
- Negotiation skills and the ability to establish strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
- Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail.
- Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.
- A high level of competence in accounting and administration software, with a preference for SAP.
- A collaborative and integrity-driven team player, motivated to work in a dynamic, fast-paced startup environment.
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken and the ability to communicate effectively in a professional setting.
- A data-driven mindset.
- Prior experience with a high-growth startup is advantageous.
To apply for this job please visit wasoko.breezy.hr.