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Head of Finance - Kitwe, Zambia

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Job Details

Job ID: #17018
Job Location Kitwe, Zambia
Company Type Logistics
Job Role Head of Finance
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience
Residence Location Kitwe, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to Citizens / Residents / Expats
Degree Degree

Job Description

Kitwe, Zambia
  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is in the Logistics Industry, executing in and export clearing formalities under our own customs license, organising in and export multimodal transport (train, truck and barging) and offering all handling services of your goods and is looking for a Finance Head to join their team in Kitwe

Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Manage the company’s financial accounting functions including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Treasury, Payroll, General Accounting, Taxation and Cost Control
Produce accurate financial reports to specific deadlines including annual budgets, bi-annual forecasts, monthly management accounts and weekly cashflows;
Responsible for Annual statutory audits, ensuring audited financials are signed off and filed within specific deadlines; Key contact person for the Revenue Authorities, ensuring any tax queries and audits are handled with zero exposure to the company;
In charge of the company’s Finance, Procurement and Administration policies and procedures;
Responsible for administration issues including ensuring company insurances, licenses are updated on time;
Arrange new sources of finance for the company’s debt facilities;
Supervise staff;
Keep abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation;

Key Skills
Attention to detail, strong analytical and problem solving skills and needs to be meticulous.
Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines to ensure work is completed within time.
Mature, proactive, resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.
Clear communication skills ensuring flow of clear, timely and candid information.
Person of high Integrity ­- able to demonstrate trustworthiness.
Independent worker – able to work well with minimal supervision.
Strong people management skills – ensure deliverables required by others to complete tasks are provided.
Computer Literacy to effectively operate and manipulate online management systems.
Faultless administration skills ensuring accurate and efficient procedures.

  • Job Role: Head of Finance
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

Years of Experience
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Association of Chartered Certified Accounts (ACCA).
Work experience in a similar role of not less than 5 years.
Knowledge of Advanced MS Excel and SAP software.
Technical expertise in Zambian Tax laws.

Additional Requirements


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