Multinational Media Group, Lusaka, Zambia

Congratulations to Candidate #274352 who has been Offered the position of Regional Finance Controller, accepted and will commence employment with the company in January 2019. Thanks to all who took the time to apply. Please keep searching our website for alternative Finance Management positions. All the best for a successful job search!

Position Published
17 Oct 2018
Position Updated
30 Nov 2018
Applications Suspended
280 Applications
Talent Search
Shortlist Completed
11 Shortlisted
Interviews Completed
1 Interviewed
Job Offer Accepted
100% Complete
17 Oct
Applications Suspended
Search Completed
Shortlist Completed
Interviews Completed
Job Offer Accepted
280 Applications
11 Candidates Shortlisted
1 Candidates Interviewed
100% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Regional Finance Director
Supervision Of
Interacts With
Country Finance Manager, Country Financial Accountants/Controllers, Regional Finance Director, Financial reporting teams, Regional Finance Manager
Job Description
Maintain relationship and work with other Finance teams such as Corporate and Shared services
Assist Corporate and in-country teams on resolution of accounting and finance issues
Work on accounting and finance projects within the region
Accountable for GL Integrity management for Regional entities (Governance)
Manage external audit for regional entity
Direct all ongoing activities associated with monthly, quarterly, half year and annual close.
Interacts with Internal/External Auditors for the entities within the region. The financial accountant for the regional entity (manage audit, maintain the ledger integrity, manage process for the accounting transactions)
Responsible for maintaining an appropriate internal control environment around the financial reporting and close process in accordance with applicable provisions of Policies
Technical lead for accounting projects for the region, lead in driving implementation of any changes to accounting polices & standards across the region
Liaison between corporate and country in all matters relating to internal controls and financial reporting.
Direct all ongoing activities associated with monthly, quarterly, half year and annual close.
Implement and drive review processes that impact the integrity of the trialbalance to improve the quality of reporting across the region from a technical stand point
Review the financial processes to strengthen, improve & standardise financial reporting and controls to deliver more efficient processes and an improved control environment,
Support the FMs in the countries in maintaining the integrity of the General Ledger through implementing best practices, building capacity and implementing process for regular Balance sheet reviews within the region
Consult with Central Accounting team, Corporate and Country teams to resolve Inter company Disputes/Queries
Assist with the financial systems changes/updates with guidance from reporting team
Accountable for driving half year and end year reporting including coordinating audits across the region to ensure delivery of the Annual Financial statements in accordance to the guidelines.
Candidate Specification
8 years
Education Level
Qualified Accountant
MS Office
Knowledge Of
Advanced knowledge in General Accounting & Reporting; Internal Controls; Tax Accounting; Working Knowledge on Purchase 2 Pay, Order 2 Cash, Fixed Assets, InterCoy
Skills To
Communication & Interpersonal Skills; People Development & Coaching
Ability To
Attention to detail & ability to meet tight deadlines
Accountability; Teamwork; Delegation; Interpersonal Support; Perseverance; Motivating; Prioritisation; Analytical Thinking
Multinational Media Group
Client focussed, Service Provider
Gender Profile
Age Profile
Between 30 and 50 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Lusaka, Zambia
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Remuneration will be paid in ZMK.
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