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Financial Controller

Cairo, Egypt
Posted 2 months ago
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Would you like to become part of the world's most international company in the world?
A company that pioneered cross-border express delivery in 1969 and is now active in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. Do you want to be part of a company that connects people worldwide? And the more people we connect, the better life will be on our planet.
Job Purpose
Roles that specialize in the planning, analysis and management of all financial matters by partnering, advising and challenging the management team and influencing the strategic direction whilst maintaining financial transparency and adherence to financial policies and supporting project work as well the broader business development agenda.
Typically responsible for being a key point of contact for support and advice in financial matters, either directly either indirectly through the involvement of other Finance specialists, shared services or external suppliers and for advising and challenging the management team to support them with informed decision making on Finance matters and impact on the business. Roles will comprise responsibility for:
  • Business Controlling (P&L for the Group / a Business Unit / region / country; management and legal view)
  • Functional Controlling (e.g. operations, customer, product, sales channel, IT)
  • Investment Controlling (e.g. capital investment projects, mergers and acquisitions)
Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • Financial Planning - forecasting, estimating trends and supporting the strategic direction for the Group / Business Unit / function and developing these into short (budget) and medium term plans (MTP / IBP)
  • Financial Control - ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and group policies. Managing funding requirements with the support of the Group Treasury functions, managing risk controlling
  • Project / Investment Control and Review - supporting the business in evaluating business proposals with a view to maximize returns whilst minimizing risk. This includes assessment of capital investment projects and involvement in acquisition proposals.
  • Financial Performance Analysis and Reporting - analyzing and reporting of financial activity in a timely and transparent way with recommendations where appropriate. This involves holding periodic reviews with managers / staff.
  • Commercial Support - supporting business partners in commercial negotiations with customers, suppliers with particular reference to pricing, payment terms, liability cover, termination costs and credit risk.
Typical Activities:
  • Provide Controlling service and support to specific business area(s) of small / medium scale complexity
  • As experienced Controlling professional provide expert guidance to line managers within own business area(s) helping them to interpret figures and draw conclusions
  • May have responsibility for small team
  • Handle broad range of Controlling work - some admin and routine (e.g. monthly budget reporting), but often complex and non-routine requiring more background research and analysis e.g. forecasting, business cases
  • Ensure delivery of own service for own area to set standards, targets and schedules and improvements
  • Focus on ensuring positive business impact of Finance within own area - country, sector, product, etc. in scope
  • Consolidate Actual Capital Asset Acquisition and compare against Capital Expenditure Budget. Submit the Capex Forecast on monthly basis to Region.
  • Coordinate with Regional INSIGHT team and submission of country data, if required.
  • Supervise the monthly CRISP sampling & self-assessment exercise. Coordination with stakeholders on regular basis with regard to the same.
  • Perform risk assessment together with the CFO on regular basis & ensure the periodic submission of the same, as required by the Region and the Global.
Relevant Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Finance / Economics / Business Administration or similar
Required Experience:
8+ years of job experience in Controlling or Audit experience
Required Functional Competencies:
Finance Core Functional Competencies
  • Analytical Skills
  • Business Communication
  • DPDHL Business Knowledge
  • Relationship Management
  • Knowledge of Accounting Standards and Legal Requirements regarding Financial Processes
  • Knowledge of DPDHL Financial Policies
  • Knowledge of Financial Metrics & Tools
Job Family Specific
  • Financial Consolidation
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Forecasting & Planning
  • Judgment
  • Strong career support in an international environment.
  • Great culture and colleagues.
  • Multifarious benefit programm.
Do you see a personal challenge in these versatile and responsible tasks? Then apply now!
We look forward to receiving your application!

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