Financial Controller

roomZanzibar City

business_centerFull Time

book Direct Reports

bookmark Middle-Management

directions_carDriving License Not Required

flagOpen to Expatriates & Local Nationals

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businessReal Estate



The financial controller will be responsible for collecting, analysing, investigating, and reporting financial data to management. In addition, this role will need to ensure statutory compliance with all financial governmental regulations, produce the year end audit file and assist in compiling yearly budgets.


Financial Reporting

  • Timely, accurate completion of the monthly financial close                      
  • Monthly and quarterly reports              
  • Preparation of all month end journals
  • Ensure all balance sheet accounts and accruals are reconciled and signed off on a monthly basis
  • Month end deadlines
  • Poor Offset Account to be reconciled on a monthly basis
  • Ensure proper revisions of accruals
  • Fixed Assets                
  • Bank Reconciliation                  
  • Reconciliation of the monthly payroll and resolution of queries.               
  • Cash Flow and payments                     
  • Production of monthly financial and management           
  • Assist with compiling yearly budgets
  • Ensure monthly contracts (incl utilities) are paid timeously
  • Ensure accurate reporting on stock provisions, leave pay provisions and leave balance provisions

Audit and Compliance

  • Ensure all statutory governmental regulations are complied with (NSSF, SDL)
  • Ensure local and international VAT are recorded appropriately within the accounts and reported on relevant returns accurately
  • Manage all local audits
  • Ensure all information required for the audits are maintained and documented accordingly
  • Ensure all information relating to the financial aspects of the company are kept confidential         


  • Undertakes such additional duties which may from time to time be assigned to the Employee in the discharge of his / her duties.               
  • To ensure that a correct and proper image of the Company is maintained at all times.
  • File all tax requirements within statutory deadlines

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/ Finance or relevant field 



  • Experience in a finance-focused role 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office and PowerPoint 
  • Sound knowledge and experience of statutory governmental requirements
  • Sound knowledge in Tax
  • General knowledge of ERP and Payroll systems (SAP & Tally required)  



  • Good written and oral communication skills
  •  Negotiation skills
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and build relationships
  • Good analysis and interpretation of data
  • Ability to Identify problems quickly make sound judgment and implement solution
  • Ability to work under pressure




Real Estate: 5 Years



Finance: 5 Years