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Commercial Finance Manager - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #15898
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Automotive Industry
Job Role Commercial Finance Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary K15000 Gross neg

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian Resident or Citizen only
Degree Degree

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is in the Automotive Industry and have a fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Finance Manager to join them on a permanent basis. You will look after all aspects of commercial decision making, financial performance & reporting, financial control, contractual negotiations and discussions as well as managing a team. As well as the day to day reporting you will play a big part in driving financial performance through initiating and supporting profit growth projects and supporting the

Provide specialist financial and commercial advice to operational management, driving financial performance through commercially sound decision making and analysis.
Support the management team with the on-going complexities of the contract and client SLA. Involvement in discussions and negotiations with the contract lead, influencing decision makers to achieve the best possible outcome
Work with the operational team to ensure that there is a robust commercial process in place to achieve bid, budgets and forecasts.
Agreement of annual budgets and maintaining a robust forecasting process across contracts, identifying issues and opportunities and ensuring that the operations managers have plans in place to address them.
Work with Management to scope, instigate and facilitate the delivery of budget and other targets/ initiatives that will drive financial performance.
Preparation of relevant, timely management information to equip the operators with the information required to make business decisions.

Key Skills
Strong communicator with the confidence to challenge, influence and support at all levels
Demonstrable experience in continuous improvement and driving financial performance
Ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload
Proven ability to scope and deliver projects
Team player
Personal innovation and passion.
Experience at managing and motivating a team
A keen attention to detail
Experienced Microsoft Excel user

  • Job Role: Commercial Finance Manager
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: K15000 Gross neg

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Proven commercial acumen and negotiation skills gained through experience in dealing with complex contracts.
Proven Automotive industry experience
IFM/Soft FM contract experience
Systems experience (SAP) or others similar

Additional Requirements


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