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Cost Controller


The Financial controller leads the company's financial accounting, reporting and control activities across the group of companies and ensures they are carried out efficiently, effectively and in line with best practice.

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Leading commodities trading company
Serviços de Engenharia
Área de Função
Número de Ref

Responsabilidades Principais

Main responsabilities

  • Ensure that the general ledger of accounts is created/maintained the as per Angolan and Trafigura COA
  • Direct and coordinate all BU’ financial planning and budget management functions
  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of BU’s and departments
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget
  • Oversee daily operations of the finance department
  • Manage the preparation of the official annual reports of actual revenues, transfers, and expenses
  • Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts
  • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and investment decisions
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external reporting requirements
  • Work with department managers and corporate staff to develop yearly budgets of all BU’s
  • Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
  • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department's goals and objectives
  • Serve on planning and policy-making initiatives
  • Serve as primary liaison relative to all BU’s financial issues
  • Direct or accompany all financial audits (internal, external, fiscal or otherwise) and provide recommendations for procedural improvements
  • Develop systems and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective management of all BU's finances using a financial control framework, including financial accountabilities and authorities to ensure full financial control
  • Monitor all monthly, yearly or other accruals and their justification
  • Monitor daily the issuance of the material balances of all BU’s and their reconciliation with the accounting data
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualificação, experiência e habilidades


Candidate will need to hold a degree in Management or Finance or Accounting or Auditing, etc.,  strong Tax and accounting background. Experience in similar positions between 5-8 years at least preferable in Portugal and Angola.

Knowledge & Skills

Proactive, dynamic, rigorous, analytical skills, autonomous and good interpersonal skills, good leadership and Team management skills. Professional attitude and capability to work under pressure. Good English/Portuguese Skills.