Job vacancy Finance Manager

59 Okodan St, Blue Gate district, Osu, Accra near Papaye, Accra
  +233 0302 760143, +233 24 3925110

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13 August, 2021
Job Title

Finance Manager

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ProvideFinancial advice, produce financial reports and develop strategies based on financial research. Guide senior Executives in making sound business decisions in the long and short term. 

REPORT TO:     General Manager



Strategy and Policy Development

  • Provide technical expertise in the development and implementation of the company’s Finance strategy as input into the overall Corporate Strategy. 
  • Provide leadership in the development of accounting/financial policies, standards operating procedures (SOPs) and other support systems including monitoring mechanisms in managing the Financial, Treasury and Management Accounting functions of the company. 
  • Provide financial management support for the Annual Operating and Financial Strategic Plans of the company. 
  • Establish short & medium term corporate objectives & work plans, in consultation with the General Manager and other Departments. 
  • Lead the financial modelling and analysis to support the development of long-term strategic initiatives and business plans. 
  • Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business while challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business enablers.
  • Work with other team leaders to grow the business, formulating strategies and execute plans.
  • Corporate Finance 

  • Manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate.
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers and financial advisors.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current laws.
  • Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate.
  • Budget Preparation

  • Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and prepare the annual budget in consultation with the General Manager and Management.
  • Assist the Business Development & Communications Manager with all necessary financial conditions pertaining to contract signing, credit evaluation, credit control and Account Receivables.
  • Information Technology

  • Evaluate the need for new technology to meet the organization's financial data processing, control, and reporting requirements  
  • Ensure that company financial systems are robust, up to date with Groups Requirements and support current activities and future growth.
  • Risk Management

  • Monitor business/ financial risk management policies and procedures to ensure that departmental and organizational risks are minimized
  • Advise the company's leadership on appropriate insurance coverage for all processes and agreements
  • Maximize income where possible and appropriate
  • Negotiate with Bank for lines of credit or other financial services as required and appropriate
  • Procurement/ Inventory Management

  • Oversee and supervise the procurement function of the organization including purchases, suppliers’ agreement, property/facility management, and provision of furnishings and equipment necessary for effective operations 
  • Oversee the financial aspect of all leases, contracts and other financial commitments
  • To provide oversight on controls in relation to inventory, fuel, and sundry.
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management

  • Establish and maintain good working relationship with external auditors, regulatory agencies and other external shareholder in the area of financial and management accounting.
  • Requirements
    • Master’s Degree Accounting, Finance or Related Field
    • Professional Certification
    • Must be a member of a recognised professional accounting body (ICA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA.
    • 10- 12 years of progressive financial responsibility
    • Technical
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles/ International Financial Reporting System ( I.F.R.S).
    • Must be able to demonstrate ability in financial modelling
    • Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities
    • Knowledge of provincial legislation on Employment Standards, Occupational Health and Safety,
    • Proficiency in Systems:
    • Accounting, Word processing, Databases, Spreadsheets, E-mail, Internet
    • Ability to use Accounting, Word processing, Databases, Spreadsheets, E-mail, Internet
    • Managerial:
    • Ability to design and implement control systems and take corrective action to correct deviations.
    • Ability to assign duties and monitor activities of immediate team members to ensure achievement of performance targets.
    • Ability to identify training needs of immediate team members and recommend appropriate training for them.
    • Personality 
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all manner of people
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
    • Goal-oriented, organized team player
    • Creative, problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge
    • Great “people-person” skills and professional attitude
    • Ability to articulate views and decisions and stick to them where necessary
    • Integrity: being truthful, trustworthy and reliable
    • Education: Master’s Degree
    Valid Till
    20 Aug, 2021

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