Lori Systems Financial Controller Jobs in Kenya

Lori Systems Financial Controller Jobs in Kenya


The Company

  • Lori is a venture-backed, rapidly growing organization that is building a cutting-edge logistics infrastructure for trucking in Africa.

  • The start-up is tackling a massive issue - $180 billion is spent annually on haulage across Africa, and up to 75% of a product’s cost is due to logistics, compared to 6% in the US.

    The Position

  • As Financial Controller you will be asked to implement best in class commercial and business controls, processes and reporting procedures.

  • You will report to the CFO and work closely with the commercial finance teams and business leaders to support Lori’s ambitious growth strategy.

  • This role will have significant exposure to the senior leadership team while being very 'hands on'.

  • It requires full end to end ownership over accounting, administrative structures, design of IT-systems (ERP), treasury, financial risk management, reporting, control environments, implementation of tax strategies, ownership of year-end audits and regulatory reports.

    Responsibilities

  • Oversee day-to-day accounting requirements and timely reporting and reconciliations

  • Continuously identify, design and implement enhancements to Lori’s global accounting practices and reporting policies and processes

  • Support tracking of the annual budget

  • Lead the implementation of new IT-Systems (ERP)

  • Own the company audits and relationship with external auditors,
    implementing recommendations to ensure best practices across the board

  • Provide regular and ad-hoc support on historical business analytics to leadership team

  • Manage treasury including A/R, A/P, cash flow and implement a hedging strategy

  • Implement financial controls and risk management strategies

    Requirements

  • Deep commitment to the vision of Lori

  • Qualified CPA or equivalent

  • 5+ years’ accounting experience

  • Experience in a high growth environment

  • Experience working in multi-currency environments

  • Experience in forex management, VAT, and corporation tax

  • Sound knowledge of IFRS standards

  • Proven track record of implementing financial controls, addressing risks, and leading audits

    Nice to Have

  • Prior ownership of full FP&A processes (including budgeting and forecasting)

  • Knowledge and experience implementing an ERP

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Lori Systems Financial Controller Jobs in Kenya


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