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Vacancy title:
Chief financial Officer

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

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Deadline of this Job:
19 June 2023  

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

Date Posted: Saturday, June 10, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Summary
Reporting to the Managing Director and Board of Directors, the CFO is responsible for all financial matters and for the establishment of company financial and administrative goals and objectives, policies, programs, and practices across the business units that ensure a continuously sound financial structure. S/He controls the flow of cash through the organization and maintains the integrity of funds, securities, and other valuable documents; s/he manages the organization’s finances and is responsible for the soundness of the organization’s financial controls and financial reporting; and manages and provides leadership across financial teams.

Key Responsibilities and Outputs

• Developing the departmental and overall company’s strategic business plans and annual plans. Also monitoring the company’s annual plans to ensure they are in line with the business plan; preparation of compliance reports as required by the regulator, Bank of Zambia.
• Management and review of internal control systems to ensure integrity of financial information.
• Developing and ensuring the implementation of strategic business and/or operational plans, projects, programs, and systems.
• Interact with Heads of Business Units to provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analysis, reports, and recommendations.
• Oversee the approval and processing of revenue, revenue expenditure, capital expenditure, departmental budgets, salary updates, ledger and account maintenance and data entry.
• Identifying working capital and long-term financing requirements for the company and sourcing of funds for these requirements.
• Coordinating the preparations of financial reports, special analyses and other reports.
• Ensure financial records and systems are maintained in accordance with the Companies Act requirements, the Banking and Financial Services Act requirements, and International Financial Reporting Standards.
• Control of the Company’ s expenditure and identification and implementation of cost saving measures.
• Board pack preparation and presentation; compliance and Tax planning; and Providing leadership to the finance and administration departments.

Desirable Skills and Knowledge
• Self-starter and able to work with minimum supervision.
• Persuasive and Ambitious
• Excellent personal organization
• High personal integrity
• Strong Leadership qualities
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong work ethics
• Meticulous attention to detail

Qualifications & Experience
• Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits including English and Mathematics
• Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy/Finance
• ACCA/CIMA qualification and membership with ZICA
• Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience at the level of Head of Finance or Chief Financial Officer role in banking or other financial institutions.
• Experience in an auditing firm at manager level, would be an added advantage.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: Monday, 19th June 2023

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 19 June 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 10-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-06-2067
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