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Associate Finance Controller, French West Africa (FWA)

Ivory Coast, Middle East, Turkey, and Africa

Acino is a Swiss pharmaceutical company, leader in advanced drug delivery technologies. We have a clear focus on selected emerging markets in the Middle East, Africa, the CIS Region and Latin America, and operate in some of the most dynamic countries of the world.  We value courage, commitment, trust and empathy and provide an environment that supports initiative and effort. We are proud to be action-oriented and open-minded, with a strong focus on quality and product availability, even in remote and hard to reach areas of the world.

This position is based in Cote D’Ivoire and will report directly to the Finance & Administration Manager, FWA.  The role is responsible for the efforts and results of the financial and administration department. Reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager in regard to all financial and accounting activities. Overseeing financial and accounting day-to-day operations.

Your Responsibilities will be:

  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported on time
  • Run monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts.
  • Collaborate with Financial service providers to ensure proper compliance with all regulations.
  • Monitor cash at the bank and ensure cash replenishment and bank reconciliation.
  • Provide input for the Budget and Business Plan
  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities, including outsourced staff costs
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Provide inputs and relevant information for the Business Decks
  • Report to the Finance and Administration Manager with timely and accurate financial information


  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements;
  • Provides Input for the Taxes and ensure timely submission.   Ensure Financial Statements are finalized on time

Business Analysis Reporting

  • Analysis of Monthly Revenue and Expenses;   Accounts Receivable/ Analysis of Payable
  • Perform ad’ hoc report and analysis requested by FWA FLT.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field; 3 – 5 years of experience in a business or finance environment;
  • Interpersonal skills; integrity; reliability; high attention to detail; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; analytical skills; computer skills; understanding of data privacy standards.
  • English and French (spoken and written).

This is the opportunity to join a very dynamic organization, where decisions are taken fast and where you can actively participate in shaping our future. If this sounds exciting, we would love to hear more about you!.

Please note only direct applications via our HR system will be considered.

Further Information

If you are interested in working for a company that offers such challenging opportunities, we invite you to send your application along with all pertinent documents – preferably via e-mail in one PDF document to the following email address:

We are looking forward to hearing from you. Only direct applications are considered.

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