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Job Reference: G4S/TP/3620871/119114
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Insurance/Commercial
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Market Related
Location: Libreville
G4S Region: Africa

G4S Business Unit:Gabon
Closing Date: July 31, 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 Manager coordinates the provision of effective financial support services within the region, in compliance with legislation and Company policies and procedures.

Role Responsibility:

1.  Ensure regional 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. 

2. Ensure regional 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.
  •   Oversight of Easyroster export to payroll, ensuring scheduled and actual hours worked does not exceed contractual manpower requirements.
  •  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 Regional Operations Director.
  • Effective coordination of litigation, insurance and other claims.

3.  Development of regional Financial department personnel :

 Effective management of subordinate personnel in terms of:

  • Performance Assessment
  • Skills Development
  • Career path planning 

The Ideal Candidate:

Minimum qualification & experience:

  • Relevant B degree in Financial Management (Accounts II)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an  Accountant

Competencies :


  • South African Company law
  • South African security industry legislation
  • G4S Finance Policy and procedures 


  • Leading People
  • Managing Professionally
  • Managing Conflict
  • Communication (Written and Verbal)
  • Computer literacy
  • Accounting and auditing skills 


  • Awareness of the market environment
  • Driving change
  • Customer thinking

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