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Accountancy / Finance

Transport and Logistics, Harare, Zimbabwe
A leading player in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) space wishes to appoint a Chief Finance Officer. The successful candidate must be driven, dynamic, assertive and results oriented. The candidates must also have strong leadership qualities to assist the Managing Director in delivering strategy agreed with the Board. In addition, the suitable candidate will have exceptional communication skills, project appraisal skills and be flexible/adaptable to the fast-paced business environment in this sector. Our client is looking for an individual who has the capacity to transition to CEO role in time. The company will offer an attractive market based and performance related package.
Applications Invited Candidate Search In Progress Shortlist Sent to Client Interviews Completed Job Offer Pending
Number of Hits: 270 Short Listed Candidates: 20 Candidates Interviewed: 1 80% Complete
Reporting Structure 
Reporting ToThe CEO
Supervision OfAll Employees in Finance Department
Interacts WithEmployees, the Board and Upper Management, Customers and Other Stakeholders
Job Description
  1. Oversee all the financial aspects of the Company including the flow of financial information to the Managing Director, the Board, and external parties such as investors, regulatory authorities and other financial institutions.
  2. Overall control of the company's accounting function, including preparation of the annual financial statements.
  3. Financial planning, in particular, formulating financial targets and budgets in accordance with the strategy set by the Board.
  4. Setting up and oversight of the company's internal control systems, including overall control of all financial transactions and accountancy matters.
  5. Managing and implementing company policies and decisions regarding capital requirements, including debt and equity, as well as advising on and executing acquisitions and disposals as appropriate.
  6. Ensuring that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met regarding the company's financial affairs, in particular attending to all company secretarial duties.
  7. Liaison with the company's external auditors and ensuring that all audit requirements, in particular those for the annual year end audit, are met on time.
  8. Tax planning, and ensuring that all the tax affairs of the company are attended to efficiently and effectively.
  9. Ensuring efficient and effective performance of the company's IT system and liaising with service providers in developing and implementing new systems and improving current ones.
Candidate Specification 
Experience10 years
Education LevelDegree
QualificationsA First Degree in Accounting or a Related Subject / Chartered Accountant Qualification / MBA will be an Added Advantage
Knowledge OfAll Accounting and Finance Processes / Strategic Business Operations
Skills ToCommunicate to all Levels / Lead
Ability ToShow Foresight / Have Perspective
PersonalityDriven / Dynamic / Assertive / Results Oriented
IndustryTransport and Logistics
CultureMulti Cultural
Gender ProfileMixed
Age ProfileBetween 35 and 60 years of age
Terms And Conditions 
LocationHarare, Zimbabwe

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