Finance Manager (Agroindustry / Imports / Exports / Distribution / CPA / CFA) – East Africa

Eastern Africa
Posted 2 months ago

Reference No. 458-0504LH

Reference Number: 458-0504LH


 


Job Description:


 


Our client, specialising in exports, imports and distribution in the agroindustry in East Africa, is seeking an experienced Finance Manager with professional certification to lead their team.


 


Responsibilities:


  • Management of all financial activities of the company to ensure compliance with required standards and regulations.
  • Providing strategic financial guidance to the management and executive team.
  • Development and implementation of financial strategies, plans, policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of annual budgets, forecasts and financial models.
  • Variance, trend and performance analysis and providing recommendations thereof.
  • Ensuring financial statements, reports and presentations are prepared accurately and timeously.
  • Engagement with authorities, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Identification and mitigation of financial and operational risks.
  • Evaluation of investment opportunities, mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic initiatives.
  • Mentoring, training and providing guidance to the finance team.


 


Requirements: Qualification and Skill


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or similar.
  • Professional Registration such as CPA or CFA required.
  • Master’s degree advantageous.
  • 5 years’ experience in financial management roles within East Africa, preferably in agroindustry, food and / or imports and exports environments.
  • Well-versed in accounting principles, financial reporting, financial analysis, modelling, budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis.
  • Knowledge of regional financial standards, regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, leadership and team management skills.
  • Computer literate in MS Excel and various financial software packages.
  • East African nationals encouraged to apply.


 


Benefits and Contractual information:


  • Residential status; relocation will be required.
  • 28 days leave provided per annum.


 


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to llaas@camining.com.


 


Please visit www.camining.com for more exciting opportunities.


 


Leanne Laas


Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant


CA Mining


 


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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