Financial Controller

Charterhouse
Congo

Ref: GP186-842
Charterhouse

The Role


The Role


Our client is an established multinational freight forwarding and logistics group who are looking to recruit an experienced professional to assume the role of Financial Controller. The successful candidate will be based in the Democratic Republic of Congo and will oversee their operations in East Africa.

As the Finance Controller you will be responsible for the total control of the accounting function including financial management, preparing accounts as well as statements and budgets. You will manage creditors and suppliers, cash flow forecasting and foreign currency management as well as being responsible for the preparation for audit and the development of policies and procedures.

The role will involve regular travel to other locations in East Africa, including Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

Requirements


Requirements


To be considered for this role candidates should have at least five years relevant experience working within accounts as well as previous experience independently finalizing financial statements. You should be proactive and reliable and those with prior experience within the freight forwarding or logistics industry would be looked upon favorably. Candidates that are professionally qualified will have an advantage.

About the Company


About the Company


During the last ten years, Charterhouse has been operating across Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the GCC Markets. In many ways, we were the recruiter who established and set the standards within the regional recruitment industry benchmarking and innovating the service levels associated to Search and Selection.

Charterhouse understands the dynamics attached to talent acquisition, relationship management and the required service levels within the regional industry. Our heritage is now our main strength as we continue to work within our core markets to deliver key account management and strong contingency recruitment practices to our clients and candidates.
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