- CPA, CIMA or ACCA certification
- IFRS & SAP and cash collection practical knowledge
About Our Client
Our client is a global key player of the leisure/tourism industry. As part of its North African growth strategy we are looking for a Financial Controller Egypt to be located in Cairo.
Based in Cairo, you directly report to the Finance Director based in Europe and in dotted line to local Country Director. As Country Financial Controller, you act as a critical finance business partner to the new business unit in Egypt.
In line with this role, you will be expected to fulfil the following assignments:
- Being responsible for all aspects of financial control and management in the country which is structured as a self-accounting unit of a subsidiary,
- Processing of all local financial transactions including revenue, costs and fixed assets : processing of Accounts Payable, tax, outsourced oversight of payroll, management of cash and local bank accounts, month-end close, production of year-end financial statements, liaison with auditors and some local regulatory/licensing authorities,
- Ensuring very strong internal control and governance as well as complete and accurate accounting,
- Providing accurate trading insight to local and European based management and acting as a business partner to the Country Director locally,
- Managing, training and growing a small team based in Cairo,
- Being responsible for managing local purchasing,
- Acting as the Group's finance ambassador in Egypt.
The Successful Applicant
You have an accountant degree (CPA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) and a minimum of five years' experience at a similar position in Egypt among multinational companies and have no issues in working in the leisure industry. Knowledge of SAP and IFRS is mandatory for this role as well as strength in cash collection. Fluent in English and hardworking, you are autonomous with strong management ability in a busy environment that will require hands-on skills and proactivity in a small team looking at multiple tasks.
What's on Offer
Local attractive package