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Finance Controller -Consultant
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Financial Controller- Consultant
Seeking a Finance Controller on a short term 3-month contract. The Finance Controller will be tasked with performing key reconciliations such as reconciling transactions across the general ledger and sub-ledgers together with other key accounts. Key responsibilities will include performing forensic research on, and analysis of, the company’s financial data to identify potential fraud and/or business revenue loss.

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Location: Dar es Salaam
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform ledger subledger reconciliations for all balance sheet items.
  • Perform reconciliations for bank & cash balances; debtors; suppliers; inventory and control accounts.
  • Generate fixed asset register and fixed asset movement schedule which ties to the General Ledger.
  • Generate aged open balance listings for all items in the balance sheet.
  • Generate a list of all proposed reconciling journals.
  • Perform financial record audits to ensure compliance with IFRS and with the law.
  • Ensure all accounting procedures follow IFRS.
  • Institute financial controls (including end of day, end of month procedures) that are to ensure integrity of financial data capture and aide in the process for regular reconciliations.
  • Analyze financial data and trace discrepancies.
  • Review financial documents to identify inaccuracies.

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Requirements:
  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration; CPA qualification; MBA/CFA a plus but not required
  • Thorough knowledge of IFRS and experience with accounting and financial procedures
  • Strong investigative and analytical skills; ability to identify errors
  • Experience reconciling accounting figures and financial records
  • Appropriate handling of sensitive information
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Team player with the ability to work with multiple parties
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel and Accounting packages
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