Imperial
Posted Job
6 months ago

Financial Director

To support the Managing Director of Horizon Distributors Ltd in the formulation and execution of strategy as well as to take accountability for an operating company’s financial health by planning, analysing, advising and reporting on financial strengths and weaknesses to improve financial performance, alignment to financial governance and the unit’s risk profile.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Manage financial and administration departments
  • Quarterly reporting of internal controls
  • Internal management pack and dashboards
  • Oversee monthly payroll administration
  • Tax administration including submission of relevant returns to revenue authorities
  • Maintaining fixed asset register
  • Cash flow analysis and cash management
  • Working capital management
  • Processing and approval of month end journals
  • Responsible for accurate and complete general ledger accounting
  • Reporting to head office via Hyperion
  • Review all balance sheet reconciliations
  • Review and submission of all CAPEX requests
  • Ad-hoc projects and reports as required
  • Assist with annual budgeting process
  • Co-ordinate and assist with the internal and external audit process
  • Preparation of monthly flash reports to head office
  • Manage the performance of subordinates
  • Manage the discipline in the department according to the company’s policies and procedure
  • Maintain stringent internal controls

Qualifications Required:

  • Charted Accountant or related financial qualification
  • At least 5-8 years’ experience in the Financial Management field, experience route to market solutions industry will be an advantage
  • Meticulous, detailed, well-organised and able to work independently
  • Assertive with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel extensively in the areas where the business operates
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Sound knowledge of Zambian Taxation Legislation, Companies Act, etc.
  • Knowledge / experience with Mozambique, Botswana and Swaziland Taxation legislation will be an advantage
  • Strong financial, taxation and auditing skills
  • Relevant Labour Legislation
  • Conceptual, analytical and strategic problem solving skills
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Management skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Time management skills

Method of Application

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