One of our clients, an organisation with a number of successful supermarkets around the island, is seeking a Financial Controller who will be responsible for the smooth running and efficiency of the logistics department, develop team SOP’s, as well as plan, organise, direct and control all operations of the Finance Department, within the organisation’s objectives.
Reporting to the General Manager, the chosen candidate will need to provide reliable financial data from which the operational management can make commercial decisions, whilst maintaining an adequate system of internal controls. Producing timely financial statements and statistics as required by the GM, head office and legal regulations, as well as ensuring all local laws and fiscal regulations are complied with will also fall under your remit.
You will also need to ensure that local statutory matters, including income and other taxes, are adequately handled in conjunction with owners where applicable, which includes the responsibility for the proper deduction and remittance of all payroll taxes. The successful candidate will be responsible for the safekeeping and updating of all leases and contracts, which may affect the financial status of the company, whilst ensuring that adequate purchasing procedures are used and store volumes are kept to a minimum.
Budgeting the coordination of annual profit, capital, and cash, as well as ensuring compliance with project-capital expenditure policies and that adequate authorisation is obtained prior to committing to any expenses will also form part of your responsibilities. You will also need to review and approve all investment proposals including capital and larger scale investments to ensure that both financial accuracy and sound commercial and business judgement is applied in the process.
The candidate will also be responsible for the training and development of the accounting team, succession planning within the department and variance analysis to report formats set by head office on the actual performance compared to budget and short/long-term forecasts. Participating in Health and Safety training and have a complete and up to date knowledge of company emergency and evacuation procedures in order to review, maintain and record departmental risk assessment, including trends, necessary remediation and action plans in co-operation will also be expected of you.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience within a similar role together with all relevant accounting qualifications and knowledge of local H&S Regulations/ Legislations are required for this role. So if you can apply financial, commercial and business input into the management of a company operation to ensure that optimum performance is realised, we at ceek want to get to know you.
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