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Chief Financial Officer - Libreville - International

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #9898
Job Location International
Company Type Shipping & Logistics
Job Role Chief Financial Officer - Libreville
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location International
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Gabonese or in Gabon with work permit/residency
Degree Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or FInance

Job Description

  • Job Status: Interviews in Progress

Provide support to the Country Manager and Country Senior Management Team by significantly contribute to the overall effectiveness of the business.
Administer the financial and cash affairs of the company so that adverse exposure to interest rates and exchange rates are minimized.
Analyse and interpret the monthly revenue trends and cost reports and provide relevant information to the Senior Management Team.
Review monthly spread to ensure proper investigations are done before ledger closes for financial reporting. Review findings of these investigations.
Review and approve the monthly financial package, checking for accuracy and completeness.
Meeting all month end deadlines with regards to financial reporting.
Review monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations for accuracy and completeness.
Review forecasts and budgets as prepared by Functional Departments.
Prepare forecasts and budgets for Finance and Management
Liaise with auditors and handle any matters of principle raised by them.
Review annual tax returns for the company, including all the required schedules so as to ensure that adverse exposure to taxation is limited
Monitor that cash funds are properly managed and safely secured.
Ensure that monthly capital expenditure is reviewed and funded in the most effective and cost efficient manner
Review all BCA’s received by HOD’s.
Check status of all assets and make recommendations to Country Manager and/ or Regional Office.
Full management and supervision of both direct and indirect staff reports with regards to work performance.
Ensure that all staff is made aware of company disciplinary code and procedure and ensure that correct disciplinary actions are taken as and when required
Participate in the recruitment and selection of new staff.
Develop IKOs/KPIs with team members and monitor individual performance.
Conduct and maintain performance appraisals as per company Standards.
Implement and maintain all necessary internal control measures
Ensure controls are documented and periodically reviewed to test whether they are adhered to by all functional departments

Key Skills
Good Knowledge of local GAAP and Corporate Tax.
PC literacy (Advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Sun System, Email).
Strong leadership skills.
Excellent communication skills in English
Ability to work under pressure.
Good customer service skills.
Proven ability to plan, organize, lead and control.
People Management skills.
Financial and budget experience

  • Job Role: Chief Financial Officer - Libreville
  • Industry: Accountancy / Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Degree in Business Administration / Accounting or equivalent
Minimum 5 years previous financial experience as Accountant in a recognized institution, preferably multinational Companies
Fluent in French and English

Additional Requirements

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