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Finance Director

Job Field:
Senior Management & Non-executive Jobs, Financial Jobs
Discipline:
Accounting & Control Jobs, Financial Management Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, West Africa
Region:
Democratic Republic of Congo All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
competitive
Posted:
20-Dec-16
Recruiter:
Jobs4Mining Client
Job Ref:

Title: Finance Director
Industry: Building Materials
Reporting to: Managing Director
Location: Kinshasa, DRC

Purpose of Job

• To be accountable and responsible for assisting in the achievement and delivery of the overall financial management goals and objectives of the company in accordance with financial and operational policies and procedures.
• Responsible for the strategic leadership in business and financial planning, monitoring, management and reporting, including management and development of policies, systems, processes.
• Ensure continuous development and improvement of corporate services with a view of enhancing company performance

Experience, Qualifications and Requirements

• More than 5 years senior financial management experience in an executive capacity.
• Must have experience of financial management on the African continent
• Ability to effectively liaise and build relationships with various stakeholders
• Excellent leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills
• Regular travel to the factory to ensure effective execution of the business strategies and performance targets.
• Internationally recognised professional financial qualification or similar.
• Qualified chartered accountant or international equivalent
• French speaking preferably from West Africa, Congolese nationality would be an advantage
• Extensive experience in the OHADA accounting system
• MBA would be advantageous


Job Outcomes

• Preparation, consolidation and reporting of monthly, quarterly and annual results of three operating companies
• Preparation of annual financial statements
• Responsible to ensure that financial controls are adequate and consistently applied
• Ensure compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards and PPC Limited Group financial reporting and corporate governance requirements
• Assist the MD in the setting and execution of the company strategic plans
• Preparation and reporting of company plans and rolling forecasts
• Effective management of the Information Technology, payroll and procurement departments
• Management of the company secretarial requirements
• Structured, aligned, and trained financial and administration staff
• Ensure that internal and external audit requirements are met
• Ensure compliance to all matters legal, taxation and statutory
• Implementation of adequate financial risk management strategies and processes (e.g. insurance)
• Financial evaluation of capital and commercial projects and measurement of projects against targets
• Ensure that products are costed accurately and advise on margin management
• Implementation of effective cash management processes
• Implementation of accurate cash forecasting processes to plan for funding covenant and repayment requirements
• Working capital management (optimal stock control, accounts receivable and accounts payable management)
• Foster and cultivate good relationships with clients, represent the company and act as the principal contact person for financial institutions and other agencies.

Please send your current CV to Oxana Bristowe email oxana.bristowe@gmail.com. Only suitable candidates will be contacted for further discussion and background clarifications.

Closing Date:
21/01/2017

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