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Controller

Permanent employee

TZ - Arusha
Full-time
About us
Mobisol Group is a leading global player in decentralised solar electrification. Driven by market demand for off-grid solutions beyond lighting, Mobisol designs, distributes and services large home and commercial solar systems, seamlessly integrated with proprietary PAYG software. By combining the latest high-tech solar hardware with mobile payment technologies, the Berlin based company ensures affordability through flexible payment plans. Mobisol enables rural families and businesses to power a wide range of compatible appliances, such ast elevisions, stereos and refrigerators, thereby improving people’s standard of living while earning incremental income by supporting new solar-powered businesses. With over 1,000 employees across three continents, Mobisol runs its own operations in Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda, while providing hardware and software solutions through a growing network of B2B partnerships in another nine countries worldwide.
What this job is about
Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge in your career? Are you passionate about renewable energy literally empowering people in rural Tanzania? Mobisol is giving you a chance to become a Controller in Tanzania. In this role you will analyse Mobisol’s financials and implement key financial structures and processes including budgeting and budgetary control. You will report to the Chief Financial Officer.
Your tasks
  • Implement and Improve controlling structures and processes in close cooperation with controlling interfaces in the HQ
  • Managing Company budget and business planning processes in close cooperation with cost controller (HQ) and Company Management team
    • Providing information about costs in the past, present and future to the department manager, as well as to the chiefs and zonal boards
    • Discussing and reviewing department input with the department manager
    • Preparing department budget and forecast plans
    • Preparing company cost centers, actual versus plan comparisons, validation and variance analysis (monthly, quarterly, yearly, and ad-hoc as required)
    • Analyzing cost efficiencies, and recommending based on this analysis adjusted key performance indicators to the department managers as well as chief
  • Identify opportunities to optimize processes requiring internal controls, recommending and developing proposed changes in policy or procedures to satisfy internal controls
  • Consulting and supporting management regarding business decisions and monitoring department performance against plan
Your Qualifications
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Must be registered with the Board of Accountants with ACPA (ACCA) or equivalent
  • At least 5 years post registration experience. Experience in Auditing/Internal auditing is an added advantage
  • Business acumen and high level of familiarity with controlling processes and procedures
  • Very strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Very good organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively build relationships and partnerships
  • Excellent computer literacy especially in Advanced Excel and Power Point, written and verbal communication skills in English and Kiswahili
Your Perspective
The position offers you the chance to build and shape a global player in the off-grid energy market with strong commitment to product-quality, design, user friendliness and environmental sustainability. You will be part of an outstanding international, highly motivated team of individuals who combine professional expertise with personal passion. In addition to joining a wonderful global community, you will receive an attractive benefit package with direct participation in the success of our company
How to apply
As an equal opportunity employer, Mobisol offers all of its employees and applicants full equal opportunity irrespective race, ethnic origin, sexual identity and disability, religion or beliefs.

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