Financial Controller (IFRS / English / French / Mining / Energy) - Burkina Faso

Location: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Date Posted: 22-09-2017
Reference Number: KCS
Job Description:
Reporting to the VP Africa, this new position will require frequent travel to West African countries where our client is currently established and operates in. The successful candidate will play an integral role in the company’s performance by assuring the careful management of all financial and control related activities for the region. This includes direct responsibility for the supervision and management of all aspects of corporate accounting and internal financial reporting for the region.
  • Analysis, measurement and interpretation of all financial data.
  • Use financial, budget and accounting expertise to evaluate project costs and ensures that they remain within budgeted limits.
  • Provide sound advice and recommendations for business decision making (forecast, budget, capex, etc…).
  • Assist the VP Africa in preparing monthly reporting and analysis.
  • Ensure compliance with internal control process in accordance with the Company policies and procedures.
  • Control the correct application of the delegation of authorities matrix.
  • Preparation of quarterly reporting package in IFRS for consolidation purpose.
  • Management of the financial team of about 10 people.
  • Relationships with banks and auditors.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Diploma or degree in accounting or business studies.
  • Previous experience in accounting audit firms and/or similar experience in project oriented company.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS), taxation rules and regulations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and manage at many levels of an organization.
  • Ability to make sound and independent decisions, meet deadlines and demonstrates high level of integrity with accounting systems.
  • Fluency in French and English is mandatory.
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Kathleen Chu
International Recruitment Consultant
CA Global Africa

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