Operational Controlling Manager at Orange Telkom

On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Region: Nairobi

Reporting to: Head of Controlling
Range: R2L
Department: Finance
Role Purpose: The Operations Controlling Manager will oversee the day to day supervision activities of the operational controlling team ensuring that the companies controlling function is well organised, effective and efficient in controlling the operations of the business to achieve the desired objectives of revenue maximisation and cost minimisation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Closely work with Revenue accounting, IT billing and Revenue assurance to review and validate the monthly revenue numbers to be reported any taking into account back billings, unissued credits notes or any other adjustments as noted by the controlling team.
  • Assist in establishing suitable controls and processes to ensure protection of direct margins
  • Review of business market customer service contracts (ICs) to ensure proper pricing and return as per the company price list and return expectations
  • Monitor and recommend actions on inventory management to minimise provisions on stock holding (NRV, Obsolence and write-offs).
  • Constantly review device pricing and costs to ensure margin protection.
  • Review and validate the indirect expenses to be reported on a monthly basis. Ensure costs are posted and reported in the correct accounts
  • Be the principal owner of the expense accrual schedule. Ensure adequate provisions are made for expenses not yet billed, provisions released for cost billed and prepayments are properly written off to the income statement.
  • Provide financial analysis and advice to business teams in the development of project or investment proposals.
  • Be the principal owner in maintaining a project cost tracker comparing actuals vs. budget costs highlighting reasons for variance
Academic / Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Accounting
  • Over 5 years’ experience in accounting/ cost controlling or Accounts Payables in a large organization
  • Qualified Accountant is a plus with experience in telecommunication sector desirable.
Key Competencies:
  • Commitment, diligence and dedication
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Superior analytical skills and Intuitive mind
  • Thorough and Assertive
  • Initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Good computer skills (SAGE/Excel/PowerPoint/Word)
  • Ability to lead and control
  • Strong interpersonal skills
This position is opened to Kenyan citizens only. 
If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.

Application should be sent by latest 7th November 2014, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 
Apply through [email protected] and quote the job title in the subject field. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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