Head of Finance

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

To lead the financial accounting team to deliver effective and efficient processes, developing and embedding controls that safeguard our assets and manage risk appropriately.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • To oversee financial transaction processing and reconciliations within the organization, ensuring that robust controls are in operation and workloads are managed effectively.
  • To regularly evaluate the operation of processes and controls and discuss with budget holders and/or senior management as necessary, making use of KPIs to monitor compliance.
  • To lead compliance with Financial Procedures Manual, ensuring that all procedures and policies are business focused and communicated effectively.
  • To collaborate with branches to ensure new income generation initiatives are incorporated for sound financial controls and efficient processes whilst meeting business needs.
  • To develop and maintain a continuous improvement culture, focusing on efficient ways of working for both current and new processes.
  • To lead the annual statutory year-end requirements, agreeing timetables and responsibilities with all involved, with the primary focus being to achieve a clean audit.
  • To ensure that Management are provided with accurate, timely and relevant information.
  • To maintain the day-to-day relationship with our banks and other financial organizations.
  • To process all tax documents and ensure all tax obligations are meet and are in compliance with the law.
  • To review and authorise the monthly payroll process, working with HR in maintaining an efficient service.

Strategic management and planning

  • To support the Chief Executive and Senior Management Team in developing and producing strategic and business plans and work with them to develop a planned work programme for the organization.
  •  To co-ordinate and direct the management and delivery of organization-wide strategic projects and initiatives · To develop, foster and maintain effective relationships with all relevant external stakeholders and organizations.

Line management

  • To provide effective management and leadership, and conduct performance and development reviews of staff managed, to ensure motivated performance, high quality service delivery and achievement of the business plan.
  • To develop and support effective team working by staff managed.

Budget management

  • To ensure the proper management, reporting and reforecasting of controlled budgets, and participate in budgeting and financial management at departmental levels as required.
  • To provide direct responsibility for compliance costs, such as external audit, property leases. 

Skills required: -

  • Must be familiar with the use of an ERP tool.
  • Extensive knowledge of general, management and cost accounting, as well as auditing.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal skills and organizational ability.
  • Effective supervisory skills.
  • Must pass background and credit check per guidelines.
  • Industry experience is preferred.

The successful candidate should

  • Have a BSc in Finance or Accounting with minimum of 6years experience.
  • ICAN/ACCA certification mandatory.

 Application closes Monday January 18th, 2021. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.





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