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Operational Financial Controller

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Our client is the leading global Importer of Record and Compliance based in Grand Baie, Mauritius. Combining the strengths of their committed team, innovative technologies, and extensive global reach, they are able to offer world-class services and solutions from anywhere in the world. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and fast-paced environment where you can truly make your mark.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and detail-oriented Operational Financial Controller. This role is perfect for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, where finance is an essential element of the process. The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily finance operations of all shipments allocated to them, including invoicing clients, processing invoices received from suppliers, and overall cost management and profit maximisation. This role offers the chance to liaise with various shipping providers, suppliers, and clients primarily over email and occasionally over the phone in a timely and professional manner.

Key qualifications for the Operational Financial Controller:

  • A University Undergraduate Degree (BCom Accounting/Finance) is required for this role
  • An Honours Degree would be advantageous.
  • Excellent High School Results (2-5 distinctions and > 65% for Mathematics) are also desirable.

Key duties for the Operational Financial Controller include but are not limited to:

  • This role requires excellent communication skills as you will be liaising with various shipping providers, suppliers, and clients.
  • Manage daily finance operations of all shipments allocated to you
  • Invoice clients and process invoices received from suppliers
  • Ensure overall cost management and profit maximisation
  • Liaise with shipping providers, suppliers, and clients primarily over email and occasionally over the phone
  • Receipt of cash and bank reconciliation
  • Manage debtors and process payments
  • Manage shipments from a finance perspective

Key personal skills for a successful Operational Financial Controller:

  • Excellent command of English
  • Detail-oriented with strong administrative skills
  • Possesses great interpersonal skills, is solution-driven with problem-solving ability
  • Shows a willingness to learn and develop, and is comfortable with change

If you are a motivated individual looking for an exciting opportunity, we invite you to apply for the position of Operational Financial Controller. Join our client and contribute to our success in connecting clients with the right financial services professionals.

This is an in-office opportunity.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Banking & Financial Services

Focus: Operations

Industry: Financial Services

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Location: Grand-Baie

Job Reference: D0U6V4-60266917

Date posted: 24 June 2024

Consultant: Megan Venter

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