Chief Financial Officer job at Recruitment Matters Africa

Vacancy title:
Chief Financial Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Recruitment Matters Africa

Deadline of this Job:
21 February 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 09, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Our client, a leading bank, is looking for a Chief Financial Officer to join their team
• Manage, develop, train and direct the entire financial control team of Finance Officers and the accountants.
• Develop strategic financial procedures to provide the basis for management decisions and control and maintain integrity of accounting practices, reporting and disclosure
• Support the business mission proactively while providing independent judgment necessary to meet corporate objectives and policies.
• Anticipate changes in economies and business climates; analyze implications of change in relation to the business
• Develop innovative and analytical approaches to provide more meaningful management information.
• Maintain the required local regulations; coordinate the preparation and review of all local tax returns with local advisors and Corporate Tax Divisions.
• Ensure compliance with local regulatory requirements as issued by the Banks Regulators, the Taxation Authorities, Ministry of Finance, and other bodies affecting the banking industry.
• Provide management support in the development of the strategic operating plan by analysis of the business drivers for both revenue and expenses.
• Participate in the research and analysis of proposed and existing business transactions to determine impact on profitability.
• Serve as a focal point of accounting and help with interpretation of financial data.
• Exercise control over the interpretation and maintenance of tax records and information used in completing local tax returns.
• Technical and managerial support in respect of the country to the Regional and Group CFO.
• Keep senior management informed of all new accounting policies and procedures and reporting rules and regulations and their implications.
• Responsible for overseeing the preparation of year end statutory counts and statutory audit.
• Ensure that the control and reporting of market risk reporting activities are reported accurately and timely
• Supervise and monitor implementation of local GAAP and IFRS
• Capital management, including Major Expenditure Proposals (MEP)
• Supervise and monitor cross border risk reporting for the country
• Corporate governance
• Supervise internal reporting for the Affiliate
• Ensure full ownership and robust analysis of all balance sheet accounts
• Conduct regular vertical and horizontal balance sheet reviews
• Review and monitor analysis of aged items, items at risk and red account reports
• Supervise and monitor monthly preparation of balance sheet and control book
• Management and reporting of inter-company items
• Supervise and monitor the monthly balance sheet review meetings with account owners
• Coordinate new Finance systems implementation
• Management and oversight of proof/e-recon process.
• Mange and supervise local regulatory reporting
• Manage and supervise local financial reporting
• Oversee and coordinate audit and other external exams and reviews.
• Monitor compliance with all local requirements
• Work with Country, Cluster and Tax Representative to ensure tax compliance and pro-active tax management.

Key Skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills and good verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent analytical thinking with integration skills to increase the effective use of Management data
• Excellent numerical skills
• Good computer skills, especially MS Excel.

• Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in accounting or Audit environment of which 3 years must be at senior management positions.
• Prior experience dealing with regulators (Central Bank, Tax Authorities).
• Preferably prior senior financial management experience in a banking or financial institution
• Experience in building, training, motivating and managing a team of senior accountants.
• Experience in Audit Firm, or a previous internal Audit position is an added advantage
• University Degree in Finance, Accounting/ACCA/CIMA or relevant field.
• Must be registered with ZICA

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 February 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 09-02-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 09-02-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 09-02-2023
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