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Finance Manager - Beira, Mozambique - Mozambique

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #14176
Job Location Mozambique
Company Type Transport, shipping and logistics
Job Role Finance Manager - Beira, Mozambique
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable based on experience

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 10
Residence Location Mozambique
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Mozambican, Zimbabwean and South Africans urged to apply
Degree BCom. in Commerce or Finance or equivalent, post-graduate degree is desired and Professional Accounting Designation Required;

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is looking for a Finance Manager to be based in Mozambique.

The scope of responsibilities of the Finance Manager spans over the Accounting & Finance within the company; overseeing administration, improving systems and developing staff skills to ensure data quality in Finance.
Outline of Duties & Responsibilities:
Perform operational planning to ensure that reports are done on time by all the staff;
Reconciliation of Operational & Financial systems results through various reconciliation methods;
Ensure accuracy of accounting including classification, completeness and valuation in the financial ERP system by continuous management review and testing of controls;
Monitor finance data quality through reconciliation, auditing, variance analysis, etc.;
Ensure optimal level of Accounting staff with maximum output through Performance Evaluation and staff planning;
Manage Cash Control on daily basis through review of the operational reporting as well as cash spot checks and monthly Cash Reconciliation of Financial & Operational Systems;
Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts reports, Monthly Payroll reports, Monthly Reconciliations; Revenue, Major Expenses, Balance Sheet, etc.
Preparation of VAT statements, Income Tax and other Tax compliance through review & analysis as well as coordination with Tax Consultants and Authorities.
Supervise Intercompany Month-End Balances and ensure that the company balances with other Group companies through communication & reconciliation with all related parties;
Providing Information in any financial data requested by management as quick as possible through daily planning;
Ensuring key daily and weekly reporting such as Cash-Flow Projection, Age Analysis, Bank Reconciliation, etc. are done on timely basis through managing, delegating, prioritizing finance department schedules;
Coordinate with External Auditors by providing all requested information for the final Audit Reports;
Perform other tasks as may be required by the Group CFO, Group Deputy CFO, Managing Director(s) / General Manager(s), etc.

Key Skills
Solid communication skills;
High regard for Empathy and Teamwork;
Good judgment and evaluation with a focus on value-add to maximize EBITDA;
Hard worker, with high levels of energy and self-motivation;
Results orientated with high capacity to deliver quality results in a timely fashion;
Planning and Organization Skills;
Decision making, delegation and prioritization skills;
Negotiation skills for any Financial related issues;
Ability to take over any role and work if the circumstance warrants/assigned;
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, Managers and external 3rd parties;
Pro-active management style with initiative, dynamism and assertiveness approach;
Good judgment and ability to lead by example by demonstrating high ethical and moral behaviour whilst ensuring compliance with the Health, Safety, Environmental & Security and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption policies for your

  • Job Role: Finance Manager - Beira, Mozambique
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
BCom. in Commerce or Finance or equivalent, post-graduate degree is desired;
Professional Accounting Designation Required;
Experience required (minimum/maximum): 5-10 years in Accounting / Finance area at a Management Level or equivalent in Audit;
Knowledge of IFRS and IAS is desirable;
IT knowledge: Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products (word; excel; power point), ERP experience;
Ideal Age (minimum / maximum): 30-40;
Willingness to travel abroad;
Knowledge of Portuguese is an added advantage;
Time availability; Willingness to work until the job is done;

Additional Requirements

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