Sonar International Ltd
Sonar International Ltd
Posted Job
about 2 years ago

Chief Finance Officer

Sonar International Ltd, one of the largest importers and wholesalers of steel products is seeking suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacancy above.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The incumbent should be able to take initiative, responsibility and ownership of the accounting and operational functions, projects and lead by example with a can-do attitude.
  • She/he must understand the importance of team work and motivate team members to achieve set goals and timeframes.
  • Incumbent must develop team members understanding that the team experience varies from each other.

Planning, Operations and Financial Information

  • Assist in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives by monitoring and directing implementation of strategic business plans, developing financial and tax strategies, managing capital requests and budgeting processes and measuring key performance indicators.
  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
  • Manage the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments
  • Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations;
  • Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems & Implement operational best practices
  • Monitor daily reports and review monthly management accounts
  • Prepare annual financial statements in terms of IFRS
  • Manage and review HR, manufacturing, warehousing, sales and purchasing processes.

Risk Management & Funding

  • Understand key elements of the company’s risk profile & Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Monitor all open legal issues involving the company and the industry
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings & recommendations
  • Monitor cash balances, cash forecasts & Invest funds
  • Arrange for debt and equity financing
  • Experience and Qualification
  • Chartered Accountant registered with the International Federation of Accountants;
  • 10 years experience within Accounting and Executive Management roles
  • Internal/External audit and ERP-and-operational process design and implementation;
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours’) in Accounting Sciences.


  • Basic understanding of network domains and IT controls
  • Advance user of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Advance user of SQL query writing, triggers and stored procedures
  • Advance user of SAGE Evolution and multi-currency accounting
  • Advance user of SAGE Business Intelligence Report design and implementation.

How to Apply

Interested persons should apply electronically attaching comprehensive CV to:

Email applications to &
Sonar International Ltd image
Sonar International Ltd
Building materials
Roofing materials
Incorporated in 1993, Sonar International is one of the largest importers and wholesalers of steel in Zambia. The company also cuts, bends and fixes steel, offering a professional and cost-effective service. It stocks other materials such as galvanised roofing, ridges, simulation galvanised wire, whirly bird vents, bond deck and span deck. In addition, Sonar International supplies and distributes glass, scaffolding and other building supplies. The company can quote for and supply any size and complexity of project.

Run a business in Zambia?

Online Business Essentials – Everything you need to market your business online
Ecommerce – Everything you need to start an online store and sell online
Branded Website – Everything you need to launch a business website

About us

Find suppliers for whatever you need in Zambia
Each supplier page has all the information you need to choose the best option for you — contact details, directions, opening times, photos, prices, products, services, special offers and more.
Our mission
Provide useful information about businesses in Zambia
Empower Zambian businesses to market themselves online
Share our beloved country and continent with the world
© 2020 Infobwana Ltd. All rights reserved