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Financial Controller for small Lodge in Mozambique (#986,931,118) 

Job offer #986,931,118 in South Africa

SYNOPSIS: Our History The Legend group was established in 1999 by Peet and Mart Cilliers and Roy Tucker with the aim of introducing South Africans and international business and leisure tourists to the country's numerous, diverse attractions. The Legend portfolio encompasses the rich diversity of South Africa, her people, culture, breath-taking scenery and abundant bird, marine and animal life. The group features safari and country lodges, coastal hotels, cultural villages and shebeens in South Africa as well as Mozambique and Botswana. Recognizing that the business travel, conference and incentives markets are continually evolving, the group keeps up to date with new trends and developments. Legend strives to maintain the level of service, standards and core attractions that draw travellers to its properties and endeavours to incorporate new venues, attractions, facilities and activities into its portfolio to ensure it meets and exceeds expectations. Diversity of product offering is important and Legend offers a varied number of indoor and outdoor venues to suit a variety of needs and budgets – from intimate, high-level power meetings to conferences for medium to large groups of people, themed evenings and adrenalin-inducing teambuilding activities, Legend caters for all. Vision To inspire, serve, lift and provide tools for change and growth of individuals and business partners throughout Legend Hospitality Group to significantly increase our customer and financial performance capability. Thereby our reputation and profitability towards all stakeholders will be enhanced. Legend Hospitality Group will be highly profitable, providing a constant Legendary experience to all guests, and achieve this by looking after the people in the organisation who share the company's vision. Our Values To provide a truly Legendary experience for all Legend has an internal staff wellness programme called “Pride of Legends”. The objective of this program is to ensure that every person who enters the Resort is treated to a “Legendary Experience” by every staff member they come into contact with, regardless of their title or position within the company. This program is a platform to ensure that service levels are consistent and that each employee understands their role in the experience itself. However, this “Legendary Experience” is not limited to guests. This program further aims to ensure that all employees treat each other with respect. It is also an opportunity to unify the team, across all units/departments, and ensure that a holistic view is created, one of service and dedication. As we all know, an effective program includes recognition and reward - and this is done in the form of monthly and quarterly awards for achievers on all levels as well as via the internal newsletter, “Footsteps of our Pride”, which is brought out quarterly. Our People Legend is a family business, and this strong culture seeps through the organization to our employees who are all part of the Legend family. Like a family, we expect loyalty, honesty, transparency and team work from all our employees – not only to the company, but to our valued guests as well. As Legend has grown as a company, we have embraced the vibrancy of South Africa and her diversity, not only in our choice of properties for our portfolio, but in the teams who run them. Our middle to top management positions comprises of 25% black managers, of which 25% of that figure is made up of black female management. Whilst we strive to increase this number, our constant improvement in growing our team into leadership roles makes for a positive future for the Legend Group. JOB ROLE: We are looking for an experienced and young financial controller to undertake all aspects of financial management in Mozambique, Vilanculos, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management JOB DESCRIPTION: Manage all accounting operations including Billing, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting Research technical accounting issues for compliance Support month-end and year-end close process Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls Additional controller duties as necessary Requirements: Proven working experience as a Financial controller 2+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience Degree in Accounting Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures Experience with creating financial statements Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process Excellent accounting software user and administration skills NB!! Experience in the hospitality industry a huge advantage Must be willing to go work in Mozambque on private island N/A

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