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FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Permanent employee, Full-time · KE- Nairobi

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 solar systems, seamlessly integrated with proprietary pay-as-you-go (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 as televisions and stereos, thereby improving people's standard of living and enabling incremental income from new solar-powered businesses. With over 750 employees, 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
The Controller’s key responsibility is the analysis of Mobisol’s financials in Kenya and the implementation of key structures and processes to secure a comprehensive monitoring of these Mobisol financials, enabling informed business decisions.
Your tasks
Implementation and improvement of controlling structures and processes in close cooperation with controlling interfaces in Mobisol GmbH
Identify opportunities to optimize processes requiring internal controls, recommending and developing proposed changes in policy or procedures to satisfy internal control requirements
Consultancy and support to management regarding business decisions and monitoring department performance against plan
Financial Reporting
Management of the budgeting and business planning processes in close cooperation with the Cost Controller and Management team:
Providing information about costs in the past, present, and future to the department manager, as well as the MD.
Discussing & reviewing department input with the department manager
Preparing department budget & forecast plans
Preparing cost center actual versus plan comparisons, validation & variance analysis (monthly, quarterly, yearly and ad-hoc as required)
Analyzing cost efficiencies, and recommending on base of this analysis adjusted key performance indicators (KPIs) to the department manager.

Your Qualifications
Relevant professional experience and academic background in controlling
Business acumen and high level of familiarity with controlling processes and procedures
Very strong communication and negotiation skills
Very good organizational and interpersonal skills                                                                        
Passion for Mobisol´s vision to plug in the world
Fluency in English and Swahili.



How to apply
If you feel intrigued by this challenging opportunity, please apply by clicking on the "Apply" button. As an equal opportunity employer, Mobisol Kenya 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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