Accounting, taxation, finance, budgeting, product/project cost analysis and evaluation
investor relationships, governments agent’s relationships as well as banking and treasury management.
The desired candidate must have headed accounts department in a best practice environment and must have produced necessary daily, weekly, monthly quarterly and annual plans and reports for management decision
Make estimates of funds required for short and long-term financial objectives of the organization.
Complete financial reports, lead month-end closing process and conduct monthly financial forecast.
Develop and implement plans for budgeting, forecasting and reporting.
Achieve proper mix of equity and debt to minimize cost and maximize operational profit.
Strategize on fund procurement through banks and other financial institutions.
Prudently make investments on assets that maximize returns.
Provide financial insight and analysis to drive the business performance of the organization.
Manage and monitor metrics, KPI tracking and reports.
Evaluate financial performance of the organization and measure returns on investments.
Understand and calculate risks involved in the financial activities of the organization.
Any other financial task necessary to be carried out
Qualification and Experience
The ideal candidate should have a first degree or equivalent in accounting or related fields and must be a member of a recognized accounting body.
An MBA will be an added advantage.
A minimum of 12 years work experience out of which at least 5 years must have been spent in a managerial positions and at least 5 years performing similar functions as head, financial control or accounts.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office suite is desired as well as hands on experience in the use of accounting software or ERP.
Few years work experience in audit is a mandatory requirement.
Risk Management Background is also a requirement