Job Summary

The Finance Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting, developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Supports / Manage budget and forecasting activities.
  • Collaborates with other department managers to support overall department goals and objectives
  • Monitors and analyses department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions
  • Supervise the general ledger group to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year
  • Provides financial information to management by researching and Analyzing accounting data &preparing reports
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and Analyzing account information.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements, and other reports
  • Maintain complete books of records of subsidiaries including the booking of accounting transaction in accounting software, preparation of month-end P&L and balance sheet, bank and treasury system reconciliations, inter-company transactions and reconciliation in line with the controller’s guidance
  • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Evaluate changes and ensure appropriate cost and schedule controls are included in schedules to minimize risk.
  • Evaluate subcontractor PO cost and status.
  • Incorporate actual and committed costs and determine forecasted costs, develop reports
  • Manage development of solutions to mitigate cost overruns
  • Pro-actively manage the potential claim mitigation through the lifecycle of a project
  • Engages in financial analysis in such areas as forecasting, budgeting, engaging in cost reduction analysis, and reviewing operational performance
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for operations
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational projects
  • Maintain banking relationships and assist in determining the company's proper capital structure
  • Report to management on variances from the established budget, and the reasons for those variances
  • Assist management in the formulation of its overall strategic direction
  • Review the performance of competitors and report on key issues to management
  • Interpret the company's financial results to management and recommend improvement activities
  • Review company bottlenecks and recommend changes to improve the overall level of company performance
  • Ensuring compliance with tax and other statutory requirements in the countries we are incorporated, - i.e VAT, WHT, Income Tax, and others as stipulated by tax authorities and other regulatory bodies.
  • Maintain an adequate set of internal controls and lead regular audits.
  • Manage and develop the staff within the finance department through staff supervision, appraisal, coaching, and monitoring.
  • Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with approved budget, ensuring the business objectives of the company are met.
  • Assist the managing director with financial reporting as required at the board of directors’ meetings.

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