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Job Reference: G4S/TP/2357128/113836
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Insurance/Commercial
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Market Related Package
Location: Abidjan
G4S Region: Africa
Country:Cote d'Ivoire


G4S Business Unit:Ivory Coast
Closing Date: April 22, 2018
Package Description: Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice. 

Job Introduction:

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Financial Director coordinates the provision of effective financial support services within the business, in compliance with legislation and Company policies and procedures.

Role Responsibility:

  • Ensure business compliance with Company Financial policies in respect of budget processes. 
  • Preparation and timeous submission of the region’s annual budget for Head Office approval, conforming to defined budget guidelines and principles.
  • Maintenance of expenditure within approved levels by ensuring compliance with budgetary control procedures.
  • Ensure business compliance with Company accounting and administrative practices, in conformance with legislation and generally accepted accounting practice.
  • Timeous and accurate processing of decentralized accounting transactions on the G4S ERP system, maintaining accurate and detailed records with supporting source documentation.
  • Management of the regional Accounts Receivable function, implementing effective credit control measures to ensure that cash flow is maximised.
  • Preparation and timeous submission of accurate forecasts of monthly results, facilitating implementation of proactive measures to obviate unacceptable outcomes.
  • Analysis and evaluation of monthly accounts, reviewing actual performance against budget, identifying trends and highlighting variances, providing accurate management information to the Managing Director
  • Effective coordination of litigation, insurance and other claims.
  • Development of the business’ Financial department personnel 
  • Effective management of subordinate personnel in terms of: Performance Assessment, Skills Development and Career path planning

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Relevant B degree in Financial Management or Accounting (postgraduate degree highly advantageous)
  • Minimum 5 years’  Senior management experience in Accounting

We are committed to employing “Africans for Africa” which would give preference to local Ivorian candidates.


About the Company:

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees. 

G4S operates in over 25 countries in Africa and employs over 105 000 people on the continent. At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. 

G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:

  • We act with Integrity and Respect - Our business activities and relationships are built on trust, honesty and openness. We do what we promise and always strive to do the right thing. We listen. We treat our colleagues, customers and those in our care with the utmost respect.
  • We are passionate about Safety, Security and Service Excellence - We are passionate about working safely and take great care to protect our colleagues and customers from harm. We are experts in security and use that knowledge to protect our customer’s assets. We keep our promises and are passionate about delivering high levels of customer service.
  • We achieve this through Innovation and Teamwork - We invest in technology and best practice to continuously improve the products and services we offer. We challenge ourselves to find new ways of helping our customers achieve their goals. We work together as a team, valuing everyone’s contribution, to ensure we achieve the best results for our customers and our business.

For more information on G4S, please visit: www.g4s.com 


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Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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