Position title
Financial Controller, Fintech

As a Financial Controller in Optasia, you will manage accounting records, evaluate and manage risk, ensure compliance with regulations, publish financial statements, oversee accounting operations, analyze financial data, monitor expenditure, forecast revenue, coordinate auditing processes, and ensure accuracy of financial information.

Competencies should include strategic planning and exceptional numerical proficiency as a Financial Controller will aid the organization in maintaining positive revenue and financial growth, formulating sound financial strategies, implementing proper internal controls, achieving organizational targets, and developing financial plans that support organizational strategy.

The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, exceptional problem-solving skills, a flair for numbers, be highly organized, and have excellent leadership skills. The noteworthy Financial Controller should streamline our accounting functions and operations, provide financial analysis and reports, train staff on business finance issues, promote regulatory compliance, and drive income generation.

  • Prepare the financial reports
  • Manage the cash flow of the local company and ensure timely collections and timely vendors payment
  • Coordinate with statutory accountants, tax and social security obligations
  • Handle financial administration for the local office
  • Analyze financial data
  • Monitor internal controls
  • Oversee and prepare income statements
  • Participate in budgeting processes
  • Manage financial transactions
  • Streamline accounting functions and operations
  • Develop plans for financial growth
  • Evaluate and manage risk
  • Coordinate audit processes
  • Minimum of 3 years of proven experience in finance management
  • Master's Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • ACCA/ Other acknowledged international professional qualifications (ACA, CIMA, etc.)
  • Auditing experience (Big four or other acknowledged audit firms) experience will be appreciated
  • Working experience outside Egypt will be considered an asset
  • Local CPA will be appreciated
  • Working experience in a multinational company is desired
  • Experience in a Tech company or financial institution will be considered an asset
  • Proficiency in any accounting software (SAP)
  • Fluency in English (French will be considered a plus)
  • Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals

Your key attributes

  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Team spirit
Job Benefits
  • Flexible remote working
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Extra day off on your birthday
  • Performance-based bonus scheme
  • Comprehensive private healthcare insurance
  • All the tech gear you need to work smart
  • Be a part of a multicultural working environment
  • Meet a very unique and promising business and industry
  • Gain insights for tomorrow's market's foreground
  • Learning opportunities
  • Opportunities to grow
  • Attractive package
Employment Type
Job Location
Cairo, Egypt
Date posted
13 May 2022
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