Meanwood General Insurance Company
Posted Job
6 months ago

Finance Manager

Meanwood General Insurance Company is a fully Zambian owned company engaged in the provision of general insurance and has a good branch network spread across the Country. The Company is restructuring to strategically reposition itself in the market and seeks to recruit a talented and experienced professional to fill the following position.

Reporting to the General Manager. The Company seeks to recruit an Insurance/Finance professional to fill the position of Finance Manager to be based in Lusaka – H/Q. The Finance Manager shall be responsible for providing efficient and timely financial accounting reporting. Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department, be responsible for the Company’ s Accounting and Financial Management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide effective strategic financial planning information.
  • Provide controller-ship functions to ensure that finances are managed in accordance with legislation, policies and procedures and international financial reporting standards.
  • Plan, develop, introduce and manage financial systems to support the operations of the Company in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Strengthen the implementation of existing financial management systems.
  • Ensure timely preparation of the company’s annual revenue, expenditure and capital budgets in line with laid down guidelines.
  • Management of Company assets.
  • Ensure timely submission of Financial Reports for Stakeholders. i.e. Management, Board, Regulators and Statutory’ Bodies/institutions.
  • Facilitate annual external audits and any other related requirements.
  • Supervision of Accounting/Finance staff.

Key Qualifications, Qualities & Competencies:

  • Full ACCA/ CIMA/Degree in Finance.
  • MBA or Masters in Finance/Accounting is an added advantage.
  • Be a member of ZICA.
  • At least five years working experience in the General Insurance industry at Management level
  • Sensible judgement and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in relevant Accounting Packages/Software.
  • Excellent report writing and analytical skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Results oriented.
  • Team player.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Good communication skills (oral & written).
  • Should be honest and have integrity.
  • In possession of a clean and valid driving license.

General Guidance:

  • Female candidates will be given priority.

Method of Application

Submit copies of your academic and professional certificates, testimonials and your curriculum vitae, including among other details your current position, current remuneration, email and telephone contacts of two (2) referees familiar with your qualifications and three (3) referees familiar with your work experience.

Send your applications and supporting documents EXCLUSIVELY to the email below:

Candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements should NOT apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Meanwood is an equal opportunity employer,

Meanwood General Insurance.

Application deadline
15 May 15:00
Email applications to

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