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Financial Controller (Retial)

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Financial Controller

Our client in the Retail industry is looking for a Financial Controller for maternity relief. 

Key responsibilities 


Strategic Business Development


·       Understands and interprets business trends (economic, competitive, etc.) and provides financial insights to help restaurants make the            right decisions.

·        Ensures all financial materials for areas of responsibility are consolidated for internal and external presentations.

·        Assists in the preparation of the annual plan including compiling and uploading information into the reporting system.


People Training, Coaching and Development


·        Assists with the selection, development and coaching of accounting staff to create the best financial talent for their country, develops them for future opportunities within the system.

·        Builds strong relationships and fosters teamwork among department and staff to achieve maximum performance.

·        Brief oversee and guides team to achieve the company and department goals.

·        Identifies development opportunities and ways to address personal development needs.

·        Provides training in areas of financial expertise to members of team and other departments.

·        Acts as a coach and mentor to direct reports.


System Development


·        Manages and develops the Executive Financial Accounting System (EIS) and ensure the correctness of all information provided.

·        Train people to use the systems and extract relevant information to help them manage the business and respond to initiatives underway.

·        To provide timely and effective reports for broadcasting to designated users.

·        To calibrate with I/S and Accounting in financial system improvement and define opportunities.

·        System Optimization –SAP/ QlikView /Restaurant systems 


Profitability Growth


·        Coordinates the preparation and presentation of the country annual financial plan for stores.

·        Interprets trends and forecasts financial results of the country.

·        Identifies gaps between monthly forecasted results and targets, make recommendations to ensure annual Company financial goals are achieved.

·        Projects results, on time, to all relevant parties.

·        Provides information to management teams on the current profit picture and areas of risk.

·        Builds systems and runs reports that provide timely and accurate information with regards to GAP analysis to relevant departments.

·        Brand extension support 


Financial control and reporting


·        Ensures that financial practices are sound and in accordance with accounting rules as well as company guidelines, policies and procedures.

·        Ensures people understand and are complying with the procedures and processes.

·        Establishes and maintains internal control procedures to safeguard corporate assets.

·        Ensures all systems and data processing tools have integrity built into them.

·        Manages the reporting systems to provide relevant information to the key stakeholders, Country and Corporate, departments and operations.

·        Manage the Month-End reporting for Restaurant Accounting 



·        Matric

·        People Management experience

·        Strong financial skills 

·        CA or CIMA Qualification 


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Posted 2020-07-08

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