Financial Controller Jobs at Hamilton Lloyd and Associates

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates – Our client is a global full service Digital Marketing Agency, driven by the purpose to deliver border-less ideas enabled through technology, to transform businesses and brands. They have over 1000 digital pioneers in offices across markets worldwide.

Due to internal vacancies, they are looking to hire a qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Controller

Job Summary
  • The Financial Controller is to manage financial control processes within a medium / small market or support Head of Financial Control in a large market in implementing the Financial Control strategy, driving an appropriate control and compliance environment, and overseeing the production of financial management information.
Job Responsibilities
  • Supports market management with detailed financial management information, driving financial performance and providing support in financial planning and analysis / investment activity.
  • Implements global policy and embeds local accounting and financial controls and compliance where appropriate.
  • Drives continuous improvement/change programmes throughout their implementation to achieve in-market and global benefits.
  • Builds capabilities, tools and skills within Financial Control to increase efficiency and the value add of the Financial Control team within a market.
  • In smaller markets point of contact for the Regional Operational Finance Centre (ROFC); supports the Regional Operational Finance Director and Market FD, as necessary, in terms of management of the ROFC, escalation/resolution of issues and adherence to SLA's.
  • Manage internal/external audit for the market, including managing all regulatory compliance in market
  • Responsible for the production of financial management information within a market, including group, regional and statutory reporting.
  • Accountable for the balance sheet and consolidated financial statements for the local market; works with the business partners to drive improvement to the cash conversion cycle.
  • Manages local market specialist finance activities including capital requirements, credit, debt, taxation, treasury, insurance and risk management.
  • Manages payroll, when considered a finance responsibility, and responsible for accurate gross/net calculations, timely deposits and appropriate statutory filings
Main Specification
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferably Charted Accountant and any other related courses.
  • Relevant market knowledge and experience
  • Extensive experience with IFRS and local market accounting standards
  • Experience of delivering Operational Excellence and of embedding Lean operating principles etc.
  • Experience Required: 10 -15 years of related work experience.
  • Lean operating principles
Additional Required Skills/Competencies
Professional skills:
  • Extensive experience with IFRS and local market accounting standards
  • Awareness of local market statutory reporting and tax requirements
  • Advanced user of Excel
  • Fluency in English and local market language
  • Strong familiarity with the local market financial systems and financial reporting
  • Awareness of the local market media and production systems.
Role Capabilities:
  • Level: Engaging
  • Planning and Organising
  • Expertise that Adds Value
  • Knows the Business
  • Focused on Quality

Job location

Application Closing Date
20th January, 2017

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV's to: [email protected] with Job title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.