Assistant to the Financial Controller – Job no. 4960



We are seeking to recruit a candidate who will be Assisting the Financial Controller in the financial accounting of a number of companies falling under the responsibility of the Accounts Department at Head Office.


Our client is a major group incorporating various companies well involved in the construction, hotel and other industries.


  • Be actively involved in the preparation of the monthly management accounts. To ensure that all accounting entries are posted on time in line with the applicable accounting standards;
  • Ensures that notes and proper workings of all provisions are updated on a monthly basis;
  • Assisting in the preparation of VAT returns and other statutory forms;
  • Monitoring and planning cash resources;
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and other financial forecasts, and reports as requested;
  • Assist in the preparation of audit files for external auditors;
  • Assisting the Financial Controller in the smooth running of the Accounts Department by properly allocating tasks to subordinates;
  • Assisting both internal and external auditors in their queries to ensure deadlines are met;
  • Ensure that all internal control procedures are adhered to at all times;
  • Improving on the existing financial and reporting systems;
  • Actively participate in the implementation of new systems and procedures, give advice and contribution to relevant parties;
  • Encourage teamwork to enhance efficiency through improved performance;
  • Manage any specific financial projects entrusted by the Financial Controller as required from time to time.


  • In possession of a university degree in Accountancy or have attained the ACCA qualification;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Team player with a positive ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;


An attractive remuneration package is on offer for the right candidate, depending on the work experience and qualifications.

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Mafalda Duarte
Recruitment Consultant

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