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Financial Advisor/CFO - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #11661
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Construction/Mining
Job Role Financial Advisor/CFO
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Executive
Years of Experience 6
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to All

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client an International company is seeking a CFO to join their team.
This position reports into the Company President.

Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Assist the Financial Manager and Finance team to execute financial reporting and commercial reporting on consolidation basis to headquarters overseas and headquarters in Zambian to ensure compliance and accurate financial records.
Finance Operations:
Monitor finances
Financial results to Headquarters prepared accurately and on time
Daily cash flow reported accurately and on time
Daily transactions reviewed for accuracy and completeness
Reports approved & evaluated against sound financial standards
Comply to legislative requirements (GAAP/ IAS)
Accurate & timely budget and strategic meeting report preparation
Customer Relations:
Maintain and enhance Customer relations
Queries resolved quickly and effectively.
Clients satisfied as per customer survey
Continuous customer loyalty
Customer queries addressed accurately and timeously
Manage Administration
Commercial issues communicated on time.
Operational and financial (ad-hoc) issues escalated to Director and/or Company/President accurately and on time
People Management:
Manage team performance
SMART annual performance objectives set
HR policies and procedures adhered to
Formal performance undertaken twice annually and performance objectives achieved by team members as set out in job profile/ performance agreement
Recruitment process adhered to in line with company procedures and policies
Orientation done within 1 month of appointment in line with company procedures and policies
Personal development plan developed for the team annually
Training needs submitted within a specified time frame
Coaching and counselling conducted to meet individual needs
Safety Assurance:
Ensure safety standards are adhered to
• Health and Safety standards, regulations and procedures adhered to at all times.
Correct PPE is worn at all times
Unsafe practices/potential hazardous situations, rectified and reported to the relevant supervisor.
Cost Awareness / Commercial Orientation
Action Orientation / Initiative
Planning and Organizing
Safety and Quality Awareness
Problem Solving and analysis
Leadership (Including Impact and Influence)
Relationship Building

Key Skills
Knowledge of Corporate Governance impacting the financial environment
Extensive knowledge of financial & accounting practices
Knowledge of relevant legislation & GAAP including market dynamics in relation to industry trends best practice and competitive practices
Industry and competitor knowledge
People Management Skills
Communication & Listening Skills
Negotiation Skills
Conflict Handling Skills
Performance Management Skills
Customer Relation skills
Training and mentoring skills
Coaching skills

  • Job Role: Financial Advisor/CFO
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

6 Years of Experience
a Japanese speaking candidate would be an additional bonus
Minimum of 5-6 Years experience
Experience in a Senior financial position at corporate reporting level
ACCA full
CIMA full
ZICA full
Masters in Finance
Grade 12 Certificate
BCOM Finance

Additional Requirements

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