Financial Controller (UA/ KZ/ UZ)

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Financial Controller (UA/ KZ/ UZ) who wants to make a difference.

Kiev, Ukraine

Finance and Accounting

Online since Jan 11, 2017

As a Financial Controller you are intended to act as a partner to support Finance function. You’ll manage the relationships with business stakeholders within Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, outsourcing companies, auditors to ensure the successful planning, execution of the transformational activities such as implementation of automatization within the region, implementation of the best practices into financial performance, support management with adhoc reports.

Key Responsibilities:

Automatization of Accounting and Document Workflow

  • Development of IT solutions which will support performance of business stakeholders and financial department. Planning and animation of meetings and workshops with stakeholders (users, IT information security teams, etc.) in order to determine the needs and limitations. Which includes:
  • User’s needs collection and determination
  • Creation of specifications and the functional specification, formalization of business needs
  • Coordination of stakeholders (users, managers, IT teams, etc.) to determine the scope of the project
  • Integration of new data into the existing reports
  • Enforce work standards in compliance with the best practices, standards, and procedures of the company

Risk Management and Control

  • Undertake procurement functions in order to draft or adjust group policies of the Company, participate in the preparation of Group Policies.
  • Current financial tools and solutions’ usability control and checkup in order to align them with business and users’ needs
  • Liaise directly with internal and external auditors during audit of region (UA, KZ, UZ)

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Prepare, review and control budgets and forecasts
  • Prepares financial and adhoc report for top management
  • Responsible for the accurate and timely preparation and monitoring of the monthly cash flow, monthly financial reporting and rolling forecasts
  • Review financial statements and analysis of the deviations (actuals vs plans)

Business Support

  • Prepares financial and adhoc report for top management
  • Provide management with timely analysis of complex data, connected with past financial performance and/or to project financial probability

An ideal candidate should fit the following requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills in Ukrainian/Russian/English, both oral and written, business English language skills
  • University degree Finance / Economics / Accounting
  • 6+ years of experience in a similar position (financial controller, project manager, financial analyst with project manager skills);
  • Experience in international companies or in big4 is a must
  • Experience of formalization and automation of processes
  • Excellent knowledge of reporting, international accounting standards (IFRS)
  • Experience with successful participation in big4 audit
  • High level of self-organization
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical thinking
  • Good communicator and negotiator
  • Honesty
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, 1C Accounting 8.2., Power point and building presentations
  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and openness to frequent local/ international travel

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Unique opportunity to become a part of a winning team and rapidly growing business that really makes a difference in daily lives of millions of users by enabling win-win transactions
  • Great place to learn and develop within fast growing, global e-commerce leader which opens further career opportunities in diverse world of OLX and Naspers
  • Fun and informal environment where getting stuff done and enjoying the ride is far more important than rules and hierarchies
  • Competitive salary and great benefits
  • Modern comfortable office

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