KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Its global headquarters is located in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.
KPMG employs 162,000 people and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory. Its tax and advisory services are further divided into variou...
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The Financial Controller will be responsible for owning and managing the implementation of the financial strategy and control framework for the company.
Established track record of implementing viable commercial growth strategies, instituting operational
Overseeing and managing all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with the company’s Finance policy, IFRS and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), regulatory requirements, and internal control/audit requirements
Optimize the management of banking relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance the company’s cash position
Overseeing the company’s budgeting process & ensuring full implementation and monitoring of the agreed budget
Developing and implementing systems to ensure the collection, reporting and analysis of performance data for internal and external accountability and performance improvement
Providing development opportunities for direct reports that challenge and expand their capability
Providing leadership that inspires others to succeed and develop, and proactively share experience, knowledge and ideas
Establishing an environment where the Finance function engages effectively with other groups in a way that ensures both internal customer needs and those of external stakeholders are understood and met
Ensuring that performance objectives are clearly defined for all job roles within the team and that all staff members are evaluated against agreed performance objectives at pre-defined periods set by the HR function
Provide business analysis and decision support to the CEO through both proactive and reactive performance analysis and by offering advice on cost management strategies as required
Required Qualifications and Experience
Minimum of university degree or equivalent from a reputable tertiary institution
Minimum of 10 years’ work experience in a Finance Function
An MBA or Business related postgraduate degree would be an added advantage
Experience in agribusiness is an added advantage
Possession of a recognized professional accounting qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CFA)
Excellent communication, business presentation, persuasion, and analytical skills
Hands on experience in financial planning, budgeting and forecasting