Finance and Administration Manager

Application deadline date has been passed for this Job.
This job has been Expired

Finance and Administration Manager

  • Post Date:June 29, 2022
  • Views 608
0 Applications
  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 10-15 Years
  • Industry Business
Job Description

Location: Harare

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the position of Finance & Administration Manager at a local institution whose mandate is to facilitate access to finance for players in the agricultural sector. This position reports to the Chief Executive Manager.

General Job Description:

The Finance & Administration Manager position exists to provide support for all the organisation’s finance activities. S/he implements (Finance) policies along the five pillars (finance and Administration, planning and control, audit, ICT and procurement) for the Trust. In addition, s/he provides (financial) advice. S/he oversees all Key Qualitative Indicators (KQIs) and reports on a monthly basis to the Chief Executive Manager.

Critical tasks for the Finance & Administration Manager include, but are not limited to:

  • Driving the financial strategy, budgeting, audit and forecasting process;
  • Preparation of complete accurate financial reports – management accounts, financial statements, annual reports, press releases;
  • Reviewing and improving on the overall financial integrity of financial systems and control environment for the organisation;
  • Being in charge of salary and tax related issues at country level;
  • Liquidity Management of the organisation;
  • Promoting a culture focused on performance and strategic cost management;
  • Provide administrative support to program activities;
  • Document the highlights and agreements of key activities with partners and stakeholders;
  • Monitors monthly project spending and prepares monthly management accounts and ensure budget comparisons are prepared and variance analysis reports provided;
  • Monitoring performance and efficiency of the organisation & supporting the CEO to steer its financial performance;
  • Overall administration function – procurement, asset and vehicle fleet management;
  • At ease and effective in work situations requiring an ability to orchestrate multi-task levels of responsibility effectively;
  • Good communication, interpersonal, strategic planning, financial analysis, problem solving, organizational and leadership skills. Resourceful in resolving emerging problems; and
  • In liaison with the Business Units to review financial performance of the investee businesses.

Qualifications and experience required:

At least 10 years in accounting and administration of which 3 should be at senior level with:

  • Accountancy Degree;
  • Professional qualifications such as CA/ACCA/ CIMA/ CIS;
  • A Masters in accounting would be an added advantage;
  • Affinity with finances and administration;
  • Experience in both Private Sector, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), and Donor settings;
  • Have experiences in dealing with administration such as bidding documents, contracts, invoices, etc.:
  • Knowledge of the financial services sector operations – lending methodologies, risk management and treasury management;
  • Experience in business analysis and financial modelling; and
  • Experience in financial management of agribusinesses will be an added advantage.

She/he must also have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Full proficiency with MS Office software (i.e. Pastel, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required
  • Sound interpersonal skills that foster good working relationships
  • High degree of accuracy in all financial transactions
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality
  • High level of negotiation, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Commitment to quality management
  • High level of motivation, demonstrated analytical skills and ability to think creatively
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

To apply

Send your application letter and resume to: [email protected]

Deadline: 5 July 2022