Finance Manager Operations
Our client , Kilombero Sugar Company Limited (KSCL), an Illovo Sugar Africa Company , is the largest sugar producer in Tanzania . Illovo is strategically positioning its operations to respond to Africa’s increasing sugar consumption growth , forecast to grow by six million tons by 2020 . The company has 830 permanent employees and 2,418 seasonal agricultural workers at peak periods .
In line with this strategy , KSCL is looking to recruit dynamic and competent Tanzanians with outstanding integrity and good record of enforcing accountability , to work with the company’s finance business unit to drive , grow and ensure sustainability . KSCL is inviting interested and qualified individuals to apply for the position of Finance Manager Operations and Finance Business Partner , both based in Kilombero Sugar Estate
Finance Manager Operations (Ref No . KSCL/FMO/10-19)
Job Purpose :
The key objective of the Finance Manager Operations is to provide a high quality , efficient and optimal function for the processing of transactional activities within the finance function , have a deep understanding of transactional processes , strong customer services approach and application of good governance and identify and execute of efficient initiatives across key processes , activities , tools and capabilities .
Key Duties and Responsibilities :
Compliance with IFRS at all times;
Managing , planning , directing and co-ordinating the country’s core finance function . This includes managing of centralised finance resources , transaction volumes; as well as any transactional finance activities;
Leading full credit and accounts receivable function for sugar , ENA and sundry debtors;
Accountable for internal controls governance;
Accountable for internal and external audit process management;
Accountable for preparation of annual financial statements for both KSC and IDTL;
Effectively implementing Kilombero finance management policies , processes and procedures in the country relating to order to cash; procure to pay; record to report; and hire to retire (payroll);
Reviewing monthly reports in order to provide analysis of monthly results;
Ensuring a consistent financial risk management approach across all finance functions by performing regular financial risk reviews;
Working with relevant Business Process Owners to identify opportunities for new services and capabilities that can be delivered by the Operations Centre;
Clearly defining and measuring/tracking KPI’s and driving strong performance by working closely with the heads of each of the Operations transaction teams and centralised Process Owners;
Verifying & authorising EFTS payments and invoicing according to the delegation of authority
Supporting and guiding team members in complying with Group processes , policies and procedures and with continuing professional education/ keeping abreast of latest technical accounting and reporting requirements
Responsible for Stock Management reporting , reporting to stakeholders and resolving queries;
Responsible for anti-bribery and corruption reporting .
Key Qualifications and Experience :
Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy or Business Administration or equivalent;
Certified CIMA or member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) or Certified Public Accountant or equivalent;
Master’s Degree in business administration in finance , economics and or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized university is an added advantage;
Not less than 5 years relevant working experience .
Key competencies and skills for this position
Demonstrated track record of effective performance management and developing staff;
Effective at driving change and driving teams to achieve results across regions and functions;
Goal-orientated and committed to delivering quality outputs;
Detailed process and analytical ability;
Excellent leadership and management skills;
Ability to prioritise , manage complexity and deal with multiple stakeholders .
If you believe you are the right candidate for this position , kindly submit your application with a detailed CV , photocopies of academic certificate , and names of three referees with their contacts , quoting reference number on both the application letter and envelope . For electronic applications , please quote the job reference number on the subject of your email . Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than 04th November 2019 .
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