Area Financial Controller

Area Financial Controller

Job Overview

The Area Financial Controller is responsible for ensuring proper financial control, developing, maintaining and enhancing the countries budgeting, financial planning, and control. He/ She is responsible of managing two and more countries.

Key Responsibilities

Lead and manage the local accounting departments within the assigned area of countries.
Liaise with the share service center Head of Accounting to achieve the group set deadlines for monthly financial statement closing.
Manage area balance sheets and cash flows to ensure financing and liquidity needs are met; recommend action to be taken regarding dividends.
Review and monitor hedging activities as communicated by the Group Treasurer on a daily/weekly basis; update and maintain currency needs by monitoring the Purchase Orders placed by the Brand/Shop Managers, and cover outstanding currency exposure, if any.
Coordinate with the regional treasury team in the management of banking relationships.
Oversee the preparation of area financial statements to ensure that they are accurate and in compliance with Group accounting policies and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Oversee the financial implementation of J.D. Edwards ERP in Group new countries and the financial automation of the ERP in Group existing countries, as well as follow up on its technical enhancement.
Ensure the area’s compliance with all necessary tax regulations (tax filings and payments) and laws affecting the business and consult with tax advisors and group compliance to ensure such
Attend all types of regulatory inspections related to finance and surrender to the inspectors the required supporting documents and justifications after consulting the tax advisors and group compliance.
Address all external and internal Audit requirements.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with emphasis on Accounting or Finance; MBA or CPA is a plus.
7 years of local financial/accounting experience, or 3-4 years of related multinational experience.
Fluency in English.
Proficiency in MS Office.

* AZADEA is committed to equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, or any other classification.

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