The position of Financial Manager has become available within Lucky Star Operations and will be responsible for the Angolan operations.
This position is based in Angola and reports directly to the Divisional FD (all finance has dotted line to Group CFO).
The purpose of this role is to maintain strategic and policy frameworks that will
enhance the Division’s financial sustainability, ensure the implementation thereof, as well as ensure compliance to all statutory compliances and good accounting practices.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS :
Management Accounting, Financial & Performance Reporting, Financial Analysis, Forecasting, Efficiency & KPI Reporting and Costing Models.
Management of the finance division of Lucky Star Operations within Angola
Cash-Flow Management, Working Capital Management, Budgeting development, review, circulation of annual budget guidelines;
Budget Coordination, Cost reduction analysis, Operational performance analysis and Continuous improvement tracking.
Delivery of Risk Management process, including the preparation and maintenance of the risk registers and associated action plans.
Responsible for compliance relating to Corporate governance
Ensure Financial policies and systems are compliant
To implement and maintain cost containment measures
Co-ordination of financial results on a monthly basis
Review and approval of monthly financial reports
Delivery of the annual budget process and medium to long term forecast processes
Overall responsibility for year- end financial packs and Annual financial statements
Ad-hoc financial projects, i.e. feasibility studies and assisting / preparing of business plans etc.
Assume responsibility for Company Tax and Insurance matters
Responsibility for internal control environment monitoring
Management of Annual Internal and External audit processes.
Ensure implementing of the divisional strategic plan.
JOB REQUIREMENTS :
Ability to communicate and write in English and Portuguese
Relevant professional financial qualification such as CA (SA), CIMA required
Minimum of 5 years post articles experience, in FMCG / Manufacturing Environment
At least 5 years, experience in managing a team of people in the finance department
High degree of technical accounting and tax knowledge
Knowledge of SAP ERP system would be an advantage
Good business acumen.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES :
The following skills are essential and the successful candidate must have a proven track record with regards to the skills listed below :
Strong leadership and people management skills
Computer literacy in MS Office & PowerPoint (Excel to advanced levels)
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Self-starter and great planning skills
Strong analytical skills
Ability to work under pressure
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