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Finance Director - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #10835
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type FMCG/Logistics
Job Role Finance Director
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable Depending Candidate

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Director
Years of Experience 8
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian National or Resident

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is seeking Finance Director to support the MD in the formulation and execution of strategy as well as to take accountability for an operating company financial health.

Responsibilities and Duties include but are not subject to:
• Manage financial and administration departments
• Quarterly reporting of internal controls
• Internal management pack and dashboards
• Oversee monthly payroll administration
• Tax administration including submission of relevant returns to revenue authorities
• Maintaining fixed asset register
• Cash flow analysis & cash management
Working capital management
Processing & approval of month end journals
Responsible for accurate and complete general ledger accounting
Reporting to head office via Hyperion
Review all balance sheet reconciliations
Review and submission of all CAPEX requests
Ad-hoc projects and reports as required
Assist with annual budgeting process
Co-ordinate and assist with the internal and external audit process
Preparation of monthly flash reports to head office
Manage the performance of subordinates
Manage the discipline in the department according to the company’s policies and procedure
Maintain stringent internal controls

Key Skills
At least 5-8 years’ experience in the Financial Management field, experience route to market solutions industry will be an advantage
Meticulous, detailed, well-organized and able to work independently
Assertive with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Willingness to travel extensively in the areas where the business operates
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Knowledge/experience with Mozambique, Botswana and Swaziland Taxation legislation will be an advantage
Strong financial, taxation and auditing skills
Relevant Labor Legislation
Conceptual, analytical and strategic problem solving skills
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
Leadership skills
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Management skills
Honest and trustworthy
Time management skills

  • Job Role: Finance Director
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending Candidate

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Charted Accountant or related financial qualification
Sound knowledge of South African Taxation Legislation, IAS, IFRS and Companies Act

Additional Requirements

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