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  • Blue Recruiting’s client in the IT and Capital Markets sector seeks a Financial Manager to fit into the company’s new finance structure in response to the growth in the business.


  • Preparing monthly management report and annual financial reports
    • Monthly control accounts reconciliations
      • General ledger processing and sub-ledger to GL reconciliations
        • Defining accounting procedures in new systems implemented
          • Data migration
            • Training & support to new users on accounting package
              • Develop and implement SOPs covering all significant business areas
                • Creation of accounting workflow diagrams in discussion with development team
                  • Enhance and manage the business’ internal control environment
                    • Carry out adhoc checks on all business process to ensure compliance and detect fraud
                      • Creation of training manuals on the accounting system
                        • Reporting on uptake and any concerns on the accounting system
                          • Attending to housekeeping and general admin issues
                            • Attend to product costing as may be required
                              • Inventory control - includes but is not limited to;
                              - making sure stock is captured on time at the correct cost ensuring additional costs are effected - preparing weekly schedule of payments for stock and ensure each has a corresponding system generated purchase number - ensuring controls in place are adhered to and any weaknesses mitigated - Manage weekly, monthly and quarter stock counts - Preparing costing schedules per each shipment and the related proposed selling prices - Ensuring pricing for stock maintains the set mark-up percentage
                              • Regular general ledger review to ensure accounts are correctly and accurately maintained. Addressing and reporting any issues to the Finance Director (FD)
                                • Managing and following up debtors and creditors (including reconciliations), including chasing and processing of supplier invoices, creditors reconciliations
                                  • Cashflow forecasting and working capital management
                                    • Oversee the procurement process through but not limited to the following;
                                    - Cause the company to enter and maintain sound and economically beneficial supplier agreement with suppliers - Undertake cost benefit analysis for all major expenses or capex items - Ensuring adherence to budgetary limits and procurement procedures
                                    • Inter-company account reconciliations on monthly basis
                                      • Assisting FD with budgetary processes
                                        • Monitoring advance payments acquittal with bank
                                          • Monthly fuel throughput reconciliations
                                            • Manage subordinates to achieve departmental and organizational objectives
                                              • Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements including but not limited to;
                                              - QPDs and annual returns - VAT, PAYE, Withholding tax etc. - NSSA, Zimdef and other manpower returns - All business licencing requirement
                                              • Undertake risk analysis and mitigation and ensure the business is adequately insured all the time against all risks.
                                                • Attend to annual audit and preparation of annual financial statements
                                                  • Participate in the strategic planning and operations management of the organisation
                                                    • Any other duties as assigned from time to time


                                                    • Qualified Chartered Accountant
                                                    • At least 5 years’ experience in similar capacity
                                                    • Experience with systems implementation
                                                    • Knowledge of Sage X3 will be an advantage
                                                    • Strong people management skills
                                                    • Innovative and resourceful
                                                    • Good attention to detail and follow through
                                                    • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
                                                    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
                                                    • Commercial and business awareness
                                                    • Problem-solving skills and initiative
                                                    • Negotiation skills and the ability to influence others
                                                    • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise
                                                    • Ability to work as part of a team and to build strong working relationships
                                                    • Capacity to make quick but rational decisions


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