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Financial Controller (Retail)

Financial Controller

Our client in the Retail industry is looking for a Financial Controller for maternity relief. 


Key responsibilities 


Strategic Business Development


·         Understands and interprets business trends (economic, competitive, etc.) and provides financial insights to help restaurants make the right decisions.

·         Ensures all financial materials for areas of responsibility are consolidated for internal and external presentations.

·         Assists in the preparation of the annual plan including compiling and uploading information into the reporting system.


People Training, Coaching and Development


·         Assists with the selection, development and coaching of accounting staff to create the best financial talent for their country, develops them for future opportunities within the system.

·         Builds strong relationships and fosters teamwork among department and staff to achieve maximum performance.

·         Brief oversee and guides team to achieve the company and department goals.

·         Identifies development opportunities and ways to address personal development needs.

·         Provides training in areas of financial expertise to members of team and other departments.

·         Acts as a coach and mentor to direct reports.


System Development


·         Manages and develops the Executive Financial Accounting System (EIS) and ensure the correctness of all information provided.

·         Train people to use the systems and extract relevant information to help them manage the business and respond to initiatives underway.

·         To provide timely and effective reports for broadcasting to designated users.

·         To calibrate with I/S and Accounting in financial system improvement and define opportunities.

·         System Optimization –SAP/ QlikView /Restaurant systems 


Profitability Growth


·         Coordinates the preparation and presentation of the country annual financial plan for stores.

·         Interprets trends and forecasts financial results of the country.

·         Identifies gaps between monthly forecasted results and targets, make recommendations to ensure annual Company financial goals are achieved.

·         Projects results, on time, to all relevant parties.

·         Provides information to management teams on the current profit picture and areas of risk.

·         Builds systems and runs reports that provide timely and accurate information with regards to GAP analysis to relevant departments.

·         Brand extension support 


Financial control and reporting


·         Ensures that financial practices are sound and in accordance with accounting rules as well as company guidelines, policies and procedures.

·         Ensures people understand and are complying with the procedures and processes.

·         Establishes and maintains internal control procedures to safeguard corporate assets.

·         Ensures all systems and data processing tools have integrity built into them.

·         Manages the reporting systems to provide relevant information to the key stakeholders, Country and Corporate, departments and operations.

·         Manage the Month-End reporting for Restaurant Accounting 





·         Matric

·         People Management experience

·         Strong financial skills 

·         CA or CIMA Qualification 


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ATripleA Recruitment and Temps

Posted 2023-09-05

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