Financial Controller

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka
  • 20000 ZMW / Month

AGL Zambia Limited

AGL Zambia Limited is the reference multimodal logistics operator (port, logistics, sea and rail) in Africa.

The company is now part of the MSC Group, a leading shipping and logistics group. Having developed its expertise over more than a century and with more than 23,000 employees working in 49 countries, AGL provides its African and global customers with global, customized and innovative logistics solutions, with the goal of contributing in a sustainable way to the transformations of Africa. AGL is also present in Haiti and Timor.

AGL Zambia Limited is pleased to announce an incredibly exciting opportunity to join the Finance and Administration Department at our Lusaka Head Office as Financial Controller.

How Will You Impact AGL Zambia Ltd?

Under the supervision of the General Manager Investments and Business Development – Mergers & Acquisitions, you will assist the General Manager of Investments on financial and statutory requirements induced by any management decision. Overseeing Financial Reporting, Planning/budgeting, analysis, Forecasting, and Other Financial control tasks for the entire organization.

  • Set up the process of the periodical financial statements (monthly reporting, consolidated statements), the estimated ones (last estimate, budget) and Group external ones (Year-end accounts closing, audited financial statements). Preparing month-end reports for management, including profit and loss statements and balance sheets.
  • Takes care of the account’s accuracy and of their compliance to tax, accounting and Group regulations.
  • Forecasting future financial performance
  • Preparing and analyzing budgets.
  • Providing accurate financial reports to Head Office and local management
  • Analyzes entity activity and costs through regional tools (Sun accounts, Info center) and provides best advice, analysis, and support to SDV Thailand Managing Director.
  • Ensuring compliance with government regulations
  • Checks and enforces the strict application of internal control procedures.
  • Controls the investments and provide concise profitability analysis.
  • Yearly consolidation reporting
  • Preparation of monthly results comments and transmission to Regional & Head office.
  • Summarize budget trends, analyzing deficiencies and reporting variances to executives.
  • Provide external auditors with the necessary documentation and support.
  • Assist in Streamlining accounting functions and operation.

What You Need to Succeed.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in financial management
  • At least 6 years Finance/Accounting working experience in a multinational company and at least 2 years in a financial management position
  • Exposure in Freight Forwarding or Logistics industries would be an added advantage.
  • ZICA membership is a must.
  • Proficient in written, oral and presentation skills in English
  • Excellent Interpersonal communication skills
  • Meticulous with good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work independently and as a team.
  • Proficient in IT skills i.e. MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Leadership and coaching skills

To apply for this position, please send your application letter and curriculum vitae as one PDF document to the Human Resources Department email;  by the 01st April 2024.

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