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Finance Controller at Puma Energy

Puma Energy is looking for a detail-oriented, self-motivated, and dynamic team player to occupy the vacant position below;

Job Position: Finance Controller

As Controller in our Finance Department, you will have a central role to implement a number of best practices pertaining to costs and margins follow up in order to enhance the profitability of the company and implement a number of Puma’s best practices.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities

Margin Analysis

  • Monthly reporting of reliable business margin through correct inventory valuation and proper rationalisation of segmentation performance vs in country principles (price structure).
  • Preparation of monthly customer and site profitability.
  • Price updates and discount review: Review prices updates for new customers and discounts for reasonability/ accuracy/competitiveness before they are input in the system by price analyst.
  • Prepare daily controls
  • Prepare weekly volume flash and biweekly flash report
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of country financial results (Full P&L, Line of business and FX reviews)
  • Preparing monthly reporting packs for the country performance reviews
  • Review fixed cost by account and cost centers to ensure that they are reasonable and spending is within budget and that all exceptional items are properly explained
  • Focus on providing quality information to the Business with proper explanation for all the elements of the P&L
  • Propose new actions to the business in order to be more efficient
  • Prepare 3 month rolling cash flow in conjunction with treasury
  • Drive ad-hoc analysis as required by the business
  • Review stock positions monthly
Budget and Plan
  • Prepare annual P&L budget and strategic plan according to group timelines
  • Deliver quality budgets on time with alignment of numbers with key stakeholders stating clear assumptions and cross checking of anchor points
  • Preparation of the annual capex budget
Capex/Investment Review
  • Ensure adherence of procurement procedures relating to capex
  • Ensure capex budget is adequately utilized by running bi-weekly capex calls
  • Ensure accurate capex reporting (Actual and forecast)
  • Review of projects prior its approval as per DOA
  • Perform business case analysis (P&L, DCF, IRR, etc.)
  • Comply with all Group, Statutory and Regulatory requirements of the company, such as Financial Statements and Monthly regulatory reporting eg Petroleum Activities Reports (PAR), Slate, Compensation recoveries
  • Liaise with tax team to ensure Tax reporting is correct.
  • Ensure that all compliance requirements are submitted accurately and on time.
  • Provide reports/recommendation to management on any control issues.
  • Ensure that the company’s control framework is effective and fit for purpose and that it is aligned to the Group’s Control framework
  • Assist in providing information for statutory and internal audits in line with set timelines
  • Assist the FM in enforcing controls including DOA compliance

Key Relationships and Department Overview:


  • Country GM, Country Finance manager, Commercial teams, Accounting, Treasury, Tax, Regional management, regional finance, global stakeholders


Qualified candidates should submit their CVs and application letters on the company’s website: Click Here To Begin Application Online

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Closing Date: 20th Jan, 2023


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