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Morgan Philips Executive Search, the digital headhunting company, recruit for a Pan African Group a Finance Controller, the position is based in Libreville, Gabon.

My client is a pan-African infrastructure and logistics solutions company developing ecosystems designed to make Africa thrive. We identify opportunities in commercial and industrial value chains across Africa, and conceive, finance, build and operate the necessary infrastructure to allow businesses to develop and fulfill their potential.

Responsibilities :
• Accounting & Month End Reporting
• Manage month-end closing and reporting process – To provide information in a timely, complete and accurate manner!
• Responsible for Implementation and Monitoring of accounting policies across the business
• Consolidation of financial statement at segment level for various businesses within the country.
• Analysis
• Analyzing the trends of key performance indicators (KPIs), especially relating to financial metrics such as sales... expenses, and profit margin.
• Monitoring KPIs and identifying the cause of any unexpected variances.
• Developing and continually improving budgeting, financial projections, and operating forecasts.
• Forecasting, budgeting, and planning for future operations of the company.
• Translating strategic plans into actionable strategies and plans management can use to achieve organizational goals.
• Analyzing standard yield Vs actual yield through BOM process and production module process in SAP.
• Budgeting/ Forecasting​
• Liaise with Financial matrix, Operation Head and Business Head
• Assist in the preparation and analysis of annual budgets and business plans
• Assist in preparation of monthly reports like MIS, BRM, reports for shareholder and board meetings.
• Preparation of Budget and financial model.
• Analysis of budget Vs Actual for various operational cost and fixed overheads
• Preparing rolling budget on MOM basis
• Internal & Statutory Audits​
• Assistance in handling the Local Audit Program
• Oversee information and processes
• Support quarterly and annual group reporting MIS and audits, as may be applicable
• Resource Management​
• Ensuring motivation and engagement with local finance & accounts team.
• Coordination and providing leadership to Origin and offshore team;
• Special Projects​
• To assist Business Head & CFO on special projects such as M&A, Process optimization, digitalization, cost efficiency & optimization, capital allocation, fund raising through project finance / working capital finance.
• Stakeholder Management
• ​To participate and take lead on stakeholder management including attending board meetings, shareholder meetings and ensure all the local law compliances
• Co strategist
• ​Expected to provide value-added decision support through superior data analytics and by driving special projects to support business growth. This includes value maximization initiatives around creative treasury/forex management, cost of capital, Trade Finance, automation / digitalization

• Chartered accountant / equivalent qualification with Minimum 10 years of post-qualification professional experience. Candidate from relevant experience are preferred.
• Team leader with skill set to collaborate with Origin and Offshore F&A Team.
• Appropriate knowledge and understanding of Global financial reporting systems.
• “Hands-On” ERP Systems Experience – SAP etc
• Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence, and executive presence.
• Good working experience with external auditors, internal controls and compliance-related issues
• French and English fluent
Libreville Gabon


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