Overview

Assistant Financial Controller
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND
Experience
LocationNairobi
Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit
Job Description

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ensure business processes are aligned to secure that the Procure to Pay (P2P) process is aligned with business objectives of PO compliance, effective internal control, payment on-time and that vendor settlement issues are resolved timely to avoid delays in delivery of critical third party goods/services
  • Support Internal and external audit activities and to drive the timely resolution of internal control and audit issues
  • Oversee Internal controls SOX & IFRS support: Safeguard that processes/procedures are strictly adhered to and report/escalate non-compliance in processes/procedures
  • Tax returns preparation and Tax Compliance in declaration/reporting, accounting and transfer
    Working with External Tax Consultants
  • Treasury Management: Cash management and optimization, facilities negotiation, maintaining banking relationship
  • Support Adhoc finance business support requests.
    To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in similar position within a matrix multinational commercial organization. Audit experience will be an added advantage
  • Minimum qualification required; Bachelor’s degree (Finance/Accounting) and Professional qualification (CPA/ACCA)
  • Competence in SAP ERP system
  • Solid knowledge of IFRS and local regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes
  • Good analytical, problem-solving skills
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize and First time right mindset
  • Intercultural mindset and good communicator in a matrix setting
  • Establish good working relationship with internal and external partners
  • Self-motivated with a desire to continually learn, develop and support cross-functional teams within the organization.

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About Philips

At Philips, we strive to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Our goal is to improve the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025. We will be the best place to work for people who share our passion. Together we will deliver superior value for our customers and shareholders.