Employment in Kenya

Finance controller at Lesaffre

Finance controller at Lesaffre

Finance controller at Lesaffre

Finance controller at Lesaffre

Lesaffre designs, manufactures and markets innovative solutions for Baking, Food taste & pleasure, Health care and Biotechnology. Family group born in northern France in 1853, now a multi-national and a multicultural company,

Finance controller

Main duties:
Reporting to Lesaffre Kenya Manager, and functionally to the Regional Finance Director, you will:

  • Carry out the financial processes and the internal controlling of the entity
  • Participate in the preparation, review, control of the monthly / annual closing in coordination with the local accounting company
  • Carry out the IFRS reporting in the group tools and formalize a monthly reporting to the MEA region
  • Be Sage administrator
  • Product dashboards to follow up the activity of the entity
  • Ensure, in collaboration with the accounting company, of the right social and tax declarations
  • Participate in building the forecast and budget of the entity (including the HR part)
  • Write processes and make ad hoc studies: production costs analysis, margin analysis, forecast based on corrected budget…
  • Define and implement an action plan for the improvement of the working capital requirement, follow up of the payments (suppliers, clients)
  • Follow up the cashflow plan of the entity. Work together with trade finance manager Africa if needed.
  • Lead the payments processes (payroll, suppliers etc.) and the collection process in coordination with the sales team
  • Participate to the Expenses notes process. Collect the sheet/receipt. Check the figures. Reimburse the staff.
  • HR admin tasks in coordination with the HR Manager: carry out the payroll (with the support of the accounting company), prepare the employment contracts, register the employee on the medical insurance, organize mandatory medical examinations, make the headcount reporting
  • Be Lesaffre Kenya IT contact. Working closer with local IT Service provider and group IT


  • Graduated in Business Administration or Finance, you have at least 10 years of experience in finance
  • You master Office 365
  • Experience with Sage is preferred
  • Your communication skills, your rigor, your attention to details, your autonomy, your sense of confidentiality and your analytical skills will be necessary to achieve your duties.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Lesaffre on www.linkedin.com to apply

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