Financial Controller – Cairo

Full time in Accounting & Audit
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Job Detail

  • Job Reference IDINS-206699
  • Career Level Experienced Professional
  • Industry Business Support Services

Inspire Selection is looking for a Financial Controller with excellent technical accounting knowledge for our MNC client in Cairo, Egypt.  This role reports into the CFO in Dubai.





  • Fully responsible for all the end-to-end Balance Sheet including monthly Balance Sheet reviews and reconciliations, bank controls and reconciliations and statutory returns
  • Manage a small finance team
  • Be involved in new ERP system migration
  • Taxes – to include Transfer Pricing, WHT, VAT, Income and Payroll
  • Payroll interfacing, accounting and reporting
  • Month-end and quarterly government returns
  • Statutory account preparation and liaising closely with the auditors
  • Delivery of world-class, on-time, insightful and detailed financial information to aid internal and external stakeholders decision making
  • Critically assess business processes to improve performance
  • Work closely with the Legal, Regulatory and Compliance teams to review business and legal structures to simplify, enhance and optimize the use of cash and investment funds across the organization
  • Lead transfer pricing deliverables alongside the consultancy firms
  • Work with the Payments team to ensure on-time, accurate and effective payments
  • Strive to ensure world-class processes and procedures for our partners and suppliers



  • Chartered Accountant
  • Previous experience in the Big 4, ideally to Manager level
  • Min 2 years experience as a Financial Controller
  • Technically very strong in IFRS and accounting processes
  • Arabic speakers preferred, fluent English essential
  • Ability to build strong relationship with government contacts
  • Candidates relocating back to Egypt will be considered



Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role  requirements.  We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks.  As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone.  If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.  (LV)

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