Finance Manager Job in Zambia

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Haltrade Distribution Ltd

Finance Manager 

Job Description: Finance Manager

Position Overview

We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Finance Manager to oversee and manage our financial operations. The Finance Manager will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, and reporting. The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, a deep understanding of financial principles, and the ability to manage a team of finance professionals.

Key Responsibilities

Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Develop and implement financial strategies, plans, and forecasts.
  • Conduct financial analysis and generate reports to provide insights into business performance.
  • Prepare annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.

Financial Reporting

  • Oversee the preparation of financial statements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Present financial reports to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Ensure timely and accurate month-end and year-end closing processes.

Budget Management

  • Monitor and manage company-wide budgets.
  • Review and analyze budget variances and provide recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Coordinate with department heads to align budgetary needs with financial goals.

Cost Control and Revenue Enhancement

  • Identify opportunities for cost savings and revenue enhancement.
  • Implement cost control measures and monitor their effectiveness.
  • Analyze market trends and economic data to identify potential business opportunities.

Compliance and Risk Management

  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and standards.
  • Develop and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets.
  • Identify and mitigate financial risks through effective risk management strategies.

Team Leadership

  • Manage and mentor a team of finance professionals.
  • Provide training and development opportunities for team members.
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performance work environment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; MBA or relevant certification (e.g., CPA, CFA, CIMA,  ZICA) preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial management as Finance Manager or a related role.
  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, accounting standards, and regulations.
  • Proficiency in financial software and tools (e.g., Excel, ERP systems).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking: Ability to analyze complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
  • Attention to Detail: Precision in financial reporting and analysis to ensure accuracy.
  • Strategic Vision: Ability to develop long-term financial strategies aligned with company goals.
  • Integrity: High ethical standards and a commitment to transparency and accountability.
  • Leadership: Capability to lead and inspire a finance team, fostering a collaborative environment.

Working Conditions

  • Full-time position based at our Factory in Lusaka.
  • Occasional travel may be required for meetings or conferences
  • Flexible working hours with potential for remote work arrangements.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Professional development opportunities and support for continuing education.

NOTE 

All qualified Candidates can send there CVs, Qualifications, Certificates from professional body and documents in one PDF format to [email protected] .

The closing date for applications is 5th June 2024. Those candidates not following above instructions will not be considered.

To apply for this job email your details to stevenchanda413@gmail.com

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