Nielsen East Africa Revenue controller - Jobs in Kenya

Nielsen East Africa Revenue controller - Jobs in Kenya

Finance Operational Controlling Executive - 37771
Operations - Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi


Responsibilities:
  • Support the local controller-ship function and local Operational Controlling team;
  • Provide financial oversight on the local business
  • Ensure adequate performance and reporting on the following by leveraging both onshore and offshore resources:
  • US-GAAP accounting/closing, accruals, and account reconciliations
  • Financial closing and consolidation
  • Procure-to-pay functions (invoice & payment processing, T&E, etc)
  • Inter company transactions and reconciliations
    Support compliance with all relevant global, regional or local policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Support change locally with regard to standardization and simplification initiatives as governed by the Global or Regional COE core teams or by Finance leadership
  • Support in producing monthly closing dashboard, and quarterly and year-end reporting packs in accordance with corporate requirements for the local market
  • Support Operational Controller to maintain internal controls and SOX documentation and ensure effective control environment through active coordination with the Group Controller and the Global and Regional COE core teams
  • Support the Operational Controller during local internal audit and compliance review assignments, including any SOX or distributed audits
  • Assist with the maintenance of local statutory accounts and ensure ongoing compliance with local regulation for the local legal entities
  • Assist in the statutory and tax accounting and audit processes and act as the single point of contact for external auditors and/or tax and statutory authorities or consultants
  • Statutory audit and tax compliance of the country

    Requirements:

    Education & Training

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Local or international Accounting qualification (CA, ACCA, ACMA, or other) preferred
  • Fluency in English and local language mandatory; third regional language preferred

    Experience

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Local or international Accounting qualification (CPA(K) or ACCA) preferred
  • Fluency in English and local language mandatory; third regional language preferred

    About Nielsen:

    Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) is

    a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide.

    Our approach marries proprietary Nielsen data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge.

    For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation, continually developing new ways to answer the most important questions facing the media, advertising, retail, and fast-moving consumer goods industries.

    An S&P 500 company, Nielsen has operations in over 100countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com.

    Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

    The role purpose:

  • Support all aspects of local controlling and accounting in the local market.
  • Assist with the coordination of activities between Operational Controlling, Revenue Controlling, and Business Finance.
  • Support the local core finance processes.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Nielsen East Africa Revenue controller - Jobs in Kenya

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