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Project Finance Controller

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The Company
Globe 24-7 in partnership with a key client in West Africa are working together to source an experienced and qualified Project Finance Controller to join their operation.
The Role
The Project Finance Controller will work directly with the Project Management team to effectively run and analyse reports related to various aspects of a project.
The Responsibilities

  • Maintain records and ledgers for all financial transactions of the project
  • Prepare budgets for Project and development activities and analyze variance versus actuals
  • Prepare a detailed WBS to capture on time and accurately all project related costs
  • Prepare cash flow reports in coordination with individual project managers, and heads of departments for preparing updated forecasts
  • Prepare the expenses incurred report/commitment report and rolling forecast
  • Cash management of the project, and accurate cash flow forecasting Assist in implementing the accounting system for the project, in coordination of the group accounting system implementation
  • Prepare policies and procedures for the project in coordination with the group policies and procedures
  • Assist in hiring and leading the finance team of the project
  • Ensured that all invoices paid are verified and match with contract/SLA and executed as per the internal procedures and DOA in place
  • Prepare cash calls every week for project with the list of Vendors to be paid
  • Coordinate with Treasury and local Banks for cash drawdown for project
  • Allocate insurance cost and interest on project asset
  • Supervise advances and Vendor’s reconciliation
  • Ensure that Bank Guarantee is well maintained/followed and closed or renewed on expiration date
  • Identify project assets in use for the development phase and depreciate them (HME, Trucks, LV)
  • Conduct monthly meetings with Project/Operation team to ensure a smooth integration of project transactions into the entity’s Financials

The Requirements

  • MBA in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration or Business Law
  • Professional accounting qualification such as CA or CPA
  • Minimum of 15-20 years of hands-on experience in project accounting & controlling, budgetary control, cost

management, preparation of MIS

  • Sound understanding of corporate finance and accounts with a global mindset & strong quantitative and conceptual abilities with strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Strong budgeting and costing ability for project control and expertise in Management Accounting and MIS
  • Mining and previous expat experience is essential
  • Must have handled large size projects and must have worked in a large cap listed company
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Ability to motivate and lead teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to form strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

The Rewards

  • The position offers a competitive remuneration package
  • The FIFO roster is 6/2

Contact Us
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