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Finance Manager- Lusaka - Lusaka, Zambia

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Job Details

Job ID: #16126
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type IT/ Telecommunications
Job Role Finance Manager- Lusaka
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 7
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian or Resident
Degree Degree

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: Closed

Our client is a leading provider of total communication solutions in Zambia and is looking for a Finance Manager to join their team

Summary of Role
The Finance Manager is responsible for overall financial operations management, ensuring accuracy in financial reporting, efficient forecast and budgeting process, cash flow planning, statutory compliance and providing management with information relevant to aid decision-making.
Duties and Responsibilities
Formulate and implement finance objectives and strategies, including financial, currency & interest rate risk, treasury & working capital management policies, cost containment & financial strategies.
Financial & Operational Management
Ensure all accounting processes and internal controls are appropriately applied
Provide information to manage risks and cost control in the company.
Carry out business modelling and risk assessments.
Oversee and update the company Fixed Asset Register (FAR).
Ensure all company projects are adequately accounted for.
Provide product costing inputs to inform the pricing decisions of the commercial function.
Responsible for coordinating monthly forecasting inputs for the purpose of business forecasting and other business reviews.
Develop and implement business models to assess the company’s business performance, significant events and progress against business financial objectives.
Oversee preparation of all month end, quarterly and annual accounting activities
Enhance and strengthen accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems.
Budgeting & Forecasting
Coordinate timeous preparation and submission of budgets and forecasts.
Monthly performance reporting and variance analysis plus developing tools to aid analysis of variance and planning.
Prepare monthly OpEx and CapEx spend control against budget and ensure alignment with budget.
Coordinate the preparation and timely submission of monthly rolling forecasts.
Prepare daily cash flow forecasts.
Organize and coordinate the preparation of year end audits and any other ad hoc audits that may be required.
Timely preparation of annual audited financial statements.
Regulatory Compliance & Tax Planning
Ensuring timely submission of quarterly financial information to Zambia Information
Communication & Technology Authority (ZICTA) and process payment for annual operating and spectrum fees.
Ensuring timeous preparation and filing of ZRA returns and payments.
Liaising with tax authorities on resolution of any tax compliance issues that may arise.
Support the business on tax issues surrounding product offering and overall strategy.
Ensuring correct and optimal claims of input VAT
Assessing and advising on taxation impact on various business initiatives.
Review of business cases for various products/initiatives for taxation impact.
Team Management
Managing and providing leadership to supervised staff, including work distribution, training and managing team performance based on set Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Key Skills
Ability to develop executive-level reports on critical findings and recommendations;
Strong project planning and process management skills

  • Job Role: Finance Manager- Lusaka
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

7 Years of Experience
Bachelors’ degree in Finance/Accountancy or equivalent
CIMA/ACCA or ZICA recognized qualification
At least 7 years’ experience with at least 4 years at management level
Knowledge of best accounting practices, standards, statues, and regulations regarding financial transaction to help sustain and grow the business
In-depth understanding and experience in business systems, commercial and contract management
Highly computer proficient in standard office applications and accounting applications.

Additional Requirements


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