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Technical Finance Manager - Lusaka, Zambia

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9597
Job Location Lusaka, Zambia
Company Type Agriculture
Job Role Technical Finance Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Lusaka, Zambia
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zambian National or Resident

Job Description

Lusaka, Zambia
  • Job Status: Closed

Our Client is looking for a Financial Controller to be based in Zambia for a medium sized multinational distributor of Agri and Communications equipment.

Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Review the processes and procedures of the accountancy section regularly to ensure these are current, relevant and meet the needs of the service and service users
Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the financial management system and controls including keeping up do date approved revenue and capital budgets.
Supervise, manage and direct staff within the Finance Department.
Lead treasury management and cash flow activities.
Support Country Manager in reviewing procedures and ensuring sufficient and appropriate controls are in place
Be able to assess areas of high risk and mitigate these through internal controls and procedure
To assist in the development and implementation of Information Technology systems and procedures.
Support Country Manager with managing and driving business growth.
Responsible for preparing monthly reporting packs, which includes debtors, inventory, fixed assets and project accounting records for both revenue and capital expenditure, ensuring the reports are produced in a timely manner and in accordance with Head Office timetable.
Responsible for ensuring the bank accounts of the company are monitored and updated daily
Preparation of payments to suppliers after verifying invoices
Management of accounts receivable and helping with debt collection from customers including site visits if necessary
Management and reporting of stock levels, stock holdings and ageing
Lead on VAT and all statutory and tax functions and ensure relevant returns are submitted on a timely basis
Manage WIP reconciliations and ensure project budgets are adhered to
Preparation of the annual statement of accounts in accordance with agreed timescales ensuring the statement complies with Head Office guidance and that all working papers are complete and satisfactory for the requirements of the annual external audit.

Key Skills
Must be a qualified accountant with at least 5 years post qualification experience
Have track record of reporting based on international standards
Experience using an ERP software and have a high level of IT skills especially excel.
Good analytical and communication skills
Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with all levels of staff and management
High level of adaptability and flexibility and the capability to learn and adapt to changing environment
Hands on approach

  • Job Role: Technical Finance Manager
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience

Additional Requirements

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