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Finance Manager - Mozambique

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9615
Job Location Mozambique
Company Type Transport & Logistics
Job Role Finance Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary TBC

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Mozambique
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Portuguese is prefered but the role is open to all nationalities
Degree Bcom, in Commerice or FInance

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our client is looking for a Finance Manager for their operations in Beira, Mozambique
The Finance Manager is responsible for Managerial & Financial Accounting & Reporting for the area of purview.
The area of purview will span anywhere from 1 to 3 group entities.
The Financial Manager

The scope of responsibilities of the Finance Manager covers Accounting & Finance within the area of purview; 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 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;
? Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts reports, Monthly Payroll reports & liaise on IVA statements with the Accounts Manager through various systems and end-user accounting & reporting;
? Supervise Intercompany Month-End Balances and ensure that it 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, CEO Mozambique, General Manager(s), and the Group Finance Manager.

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 behavior whilst ensuring compliance with the Health, Safety, Environmental & Security and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corrupt

  • Job Role: Finance Manager
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: TBC

Required Skills

5 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;
? 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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