Financial Controller Chez G4S

Posted : 1 February, 2022
Location : Douala, Littoral Cameroon
Category : Comptabilité, Gestion, Finances
Job type : Full Time

The Financial Controller will oversee the financial controlling function including the compilation of financial statements, recon reviews, group reporting, implementation of financial controls and other related activities for the G4S Allied Universal Group.



Key Performance Areas: KPA’s


Performance Standards


1. Review of balance sheet reconciliations

  • Review fixed asset registers, accrual reconciliations and proper working capital management.
  • Ensure authorization of reconciliation


2. Completion of monthly and group reporting

  • Collect information from relevant sources and compile professional accurate management reports monthly
  • Ensure timeous and accurate financial General Ledger monthly results
  • Ensure timeous and correct follow up on all discrepancies
  • Ensure in the verification of the correctness of the systems to provide accurate financial information
  • Verify actual results for variances to previous reporting periods, or to identify inaccuracies
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS
  • Ensure printing of compiled and completed reports


3. Liaison with internal and external auditors


  • Act as a liaison with internal and external auditors
  • Investigate and follow-up on discrepancies of audit reports
  • Provide feedback to auditors and management on discrepancies.


4. Ensuring that taxes are up to date


  • Perform company taxation calculations
  • Analyse General ledger accounts for tax calculation purposes
  • Ensure compliance to IFRS
  • Ensure compliance to existing policies and procedures
  • Ensure accurate and completed Tax assessments


5. Compilation of financial statements


  • Manage the maintenance of acceptable accounting records of the Financial transactions and results
  • Manage the provision of accurate and timeous monthly financial results pertaining to Financial accounting
  • Manage and provide Financial transaction reporting
  • Manage SARS compliance
  • Manage the performance of accurate and complete provisions and accruals
  • Ensure all financial controls are completed and signed off pertaining to Financial accounting
  • Ensure compliance to IFRS financial principles
  • Obtain sign-off on financial Statements


6. Analyzing wages


  • Conduct monthly reviews of wage cost
  • Report on all discrepancies


7. Attendance of capex committee meetings


  • Provide input on:
  • Capex expenditure to date
  • Cash flow position to date
  • Communicate capex feedback on monthly review meetings


8. Staff management and development - Supervision of head office accountants


  • Ensure overall compliance of staff to financial procedures and policies.
  • All team members have clearly defined job profiles aligned to manager profile
  • Regular goal review completed to assess achievement of results
  • Support, coaching and mentoring is continuously provided to ensure that objectives are met
  • Completed development plans for each employee
  • Appropriate allocation of resources to meet operational demands
  • Ensure that events/activities taking place in team are effectively communicated within team and to other teams requiring the information
  • Ensure adequate succession plan to meet ongoing and anticipated business requirements


9. Assist with budget and forecast process


  • Compare budgeted/forecasted results to actual or expected results in order to identify inaccuracies
  • Ensure that accurate budget/forecast templates are loaded in the system


4. Competencies:



o Knowledge of Financial principles and practices

o Knowledge of IFRS

o Knowledge of tax

o Knowledge of financial controls and audit standards

o Knowledge of how to perform and review reconciliations

o Knowledge of how to implement financial controls



o MS Office Computer skills (Excel Advanced)

o Analytical skills

o Working with complexity

o Planning and Coordination

o Managing conflict

o Delivering strategy

o Delivering performance

o Managing professionally



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