The role: under the direct supervision of the General Manager, We are looking for a reliable Financial Manager that will analyze every day financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on future financial plans. The goal is to enable the company’s leaders to make sound business decisions and meet the company’s objectives.
Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action.
Own the budget planning and analysis of all trade spend costs
Income statement, Balance sheet, cash flow.
Maintain the financial health of the organization.
Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans.
Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances.
Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
Manage the preparation of the company’s budget.
Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken.
BS/MA degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
Experience in the financial sector with previous possible roles such as financial analyst, FMCG sector is preferred.
Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
Proficient user of finance software.
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used
A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations
Professional qualification such as CFA/CPA or similar will be considered a plus.
Required skills & proficiencies:
Commercial and business awareness
Excellent communication and presentation skills
An analytical approach to work
High numeracy and sound technical skills
Problem-solving skills and initiative
Negotiation skills and the ability to influence others
Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature
The ability to balance the demands of work with study commitments
Good time management skills and the ability to priorities
The ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships
The capacity to make quick but rational decisions
The potential to lead and motivate others
Good IT skills.
Package: basic salary, allowance and sales commission per Alba Company salary scale.
How to apply: candidates who fit the requirements mentioned above are highly encouraged to send their CVs via firstname.lastname@example.org mention Finance Manager in the subject line.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview