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Finance and Commercial Manager

Job Field:
Financial Jobs
Accounting & Control Jobs
Africa All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
McCann & Braham
Job Ref:

We are currently seeking a newly qualified (ACA, CIMA, CA) finance and commercial manager for a young and dynamic mining services company based in East Africa.

This is a residential role with great long term career prospects. As part of a small overhead team, this is a hands-on role where everyone works together to assist each other to achieve the goals at hand.

JOB DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: (defined but not limited to)

Responsible for the full Finance function;
Oversee the Financial Accountant and other Admin staff and ensure timely and accurate capturing of accounting input transactions;
Responsible for allocation of costs to various cost centers;
Overseeing month end close off of accounts up to trial balance and reviewing and signing off monthly reconciliations, inclusive of cash books, suppliers and balance sheet;
In Conjunction with Senior Management responsible for compiling monthly, quarterly and annual Financial and Management Reports, for both internal and shareholder review;
Interacting with Company Auditors and overseeing the annual financial audit;
Maintaining a general base knowledge of in country tax laws;
Preparation of Cash Flows and monitoring cash flow projections, actual versus budget;
Management of all Cash flow related issues;
Assist in the preparation and finalization of monthly chargeable certificates and invoices to Clients;
Preparation and control of Company Asset register and depreciation and capitalization journals;
Overseeing payroll function.

Over and above this the employee will be exposed to project costing and budgets, involved in commercial review of current and existing contract agreements, exposed to the procurement process in relation to management of cash flow as well as any other ad hoc requirements which may arise from time to time. This will all be to develop a full all-round understanding of the business and will stand good stead for future development purposes within the Company.

Candidates should portray the following key characteristics; conscientious, attention to detail, loyalty, drive and self-motivation, must be able to work alone but also as a team, interact with people of different backgrounds and nationalities and MOST importantly be a team player.


Qualified ACA, CIMA, CA, CPA, ACCA
3 – 5 years general finance experience;
Minimum of 2 years prior experience in a similar position;
Experience working in Africa is a plus;
Pastel Accounting Package knowledge and operational experience is a plus;
General IT knowledge is a plus.


Standard working hours = Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00;
Employee is to be flexible as the business operates 24/7 and may be required to work after standard hours
Company leave allowance is 20 working days per calendar year at the Companies discretion and approval.

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