Job - HEAD OF FINANCE
HEAD OF FINANCE
Solar, Arusha, Tanzania

A fantastic position has risen for Head of Finance to join a team of professionals in Solar company. The ideal candidate will be responsible financial management in Tanzania with regards to the accounting and tax compliance and be accountable for general ledger controls and MIS reporting for Tanzania books of accounts.

Position Published
11 Dec 2018
Position Updated
12 Dec 2018
Applications Invited
60 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
10 Shortlisted
Interviews In Progress - 1st Set
6 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
70% Complete
70%
11 Dec
22524
Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
Interviews In Progress - 1st Set
Job Offer Pending
60 Applications
10 Candidates Shortlisted
6 Candidates Interviewed
70% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
General Manager Tanzania/ Financial Controller Africa
Supervision Of
Staff
Interacts With
Staffs, partners
Job Description
Ensure and prepare monthly business review reports, MIS, Opex reports for Tanzania on a timely and accurate basis
Be the lead in finance controls and management of inventory in Tanzania and ensure controls and management reports are done timely
Manage order to cash process ensuring all transactions are correctly recorded, analyzed and financial controls on the cycle are documented and implemented fully
Be the finance contact on all grant related activities ensuring correct recording and reporting of transaction relating to grants
Project leader of Culture change task force to develop initiatives that will help the organization meet its goals
Ensuring accurate month-close/quarter-close and year-close processes and manage all financial reporting responsibilities
Lead closure of all statutory and tax audits, external and internal audits
Finalization of the financial statements and perform the required analytical review of the financial statements
Discuss audit queries and close all issues raised by the auditors.
Manage tax and overall account reconciliations to ensure the balance sheet is stated accurately
Responsible for accurate and reliable trial balance financial data of the Tanzania OPCOs
Partner with global finance teams to execute finance initiatives across organization as required from time to time
Drive visibility into management cost accounting, project margins analysis and other key financial metrics
Candidate Specification
Experience
10 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
CPA/ ACCA
Software
Ms office applications, ERP systems, advanced Excel
Equipment
Industry related
Knowledge Of
Tanzania Taxation, Accounting, business finance technocrat
Skills To
Communication skills, excellent analytical skills, leadership skills,
Ability To
Clear thinking/problem solving, able to lead projects,process improvement within operations
Personality
Hard working, self starter, motivator
Organisation
Industry
Solar
Culture
Multicultural
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Any years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Arusha, Tanzania
Remuneration
Negotiable
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