Finance Manager Job Vacancy Dar es salaam at Empower Group Limited | Deadline: 01st February, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: Finance Manager Job Vacancy Dar es salaam at Empower Group Limited | Deadline: 01st February, 2019
Position: Finance Manager
Type: Full Time
Deadline: 01st February, 2019.
Category: Finance
Location: Dar-es-Salaam
Other Categories: Accounting & Bookkeeping , Business Consultant
Job Level: Manager

Roles and Responsibilities
  • The Finance Manager will work alongside the Managing Director to build finance capability and ability to achieve targets.
  • He will identify trends in financial performance and provide analysis and recommendations for improvement in order to progress towards targets.
  • The Finance Manager will be responsible for maintenance of appropriate accounting records for efficient and timely reporting to the Management, Auditors and Authorities.
  • He will support budget management and forecasting exercises.
  • He will maintain KPI list for each stream of activity and implement habit of performance follow-up within the team.
  • The candidate will train and manage the accounting staff in order to execute on all necessary financial activities.
  • Maintain banking relationships and monitor accounts.
  • Make sure the entity is tax compliant in order to avoid dispute with tax authorities. Manage fiscal registration when needed (certificate of incentive when relevant) follow-up of withholding tax and transfer pricing policy.
  • Set-up of appropriate internal control environment in line with group practice
  • Pursue implementation of core processes and provide documentation.
  • Ensure entity is correctly funded in order to enable operation to be run smoothly and on plan.
  • Risk management of the overall organization
  • Financial modelling: perform simulations to assess financial viability of different scenarios and projects
  • Manage the Micro-Finance portfolio including loan repayments, defining financial KPIs,…
  • The Financial Manager will communicate regularly and effectively to the Finance team  on financial performance, internal controls, cash positions and on any issue faced
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Educational Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Business Administration or other related field.
  • Certified Accountant with CPA or equivalnt.

Experience Requirements
  • Work experience in an international multinational company or financial institution operating in Africa with complex transactions.
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness in proposing new ways of driving financial efficiencies.
  • Understanding of rural markets, micro finance, mobile telecom and/or renewable energy industries in Africa.
  • Passionate about local rural village economics
  • Passionate about financial viability
  • Very fluent in Swahili and English
  • Significant leadership and management experience in finance, preferably as a Controller or Finance Manager (at least 5 years of related experience).
  • Advanced proficiency in accounting software tools (SAP).
  • Advanced quantitative analysis skills and proficiency in Excel and Power Point.
  • Advanced analytical and quantitative reasoning ability
  • Knowledge in economic & financial modelling is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently with a high level of initiative and sense of urgency.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative nature.
  • A strong attention to detail.
Deadline: 01st February, 2019.