Financial Services , Lusaka, Zambia

Our client ,a regional player in the provision of Fintech Solutions is looking for a Finance Manager to oversee the effective and efficient financial operations so as to maximize on shareholder value, ensure accurate reporting to both internal and external stakeholders within legislative and regulatory frameworks, while maintaining the highest level of integrity and compliance to regulatory and international financial standards.

Position Published
12 Apr 2019
Position Updated
12 Apr 2019
Applications Invited
46 Applications
Talent Search
Shortlist Completed
7 Shortlisted
Interviews In Progress - 1st Set
2 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
80% Complete
12 Apr
Applications Invited
Search Completed
Shortlist Completed
Interviews In Progress - 1st Set
Job Offer Pending
46 Applications
7 Candidates Shortlisted
2 Candidates Interviewed
80% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Zambia CEO
Supervision Of
Finance Team
Interacts With
Management, Clients, Relevant Authorities, Relevant Stakeholders
Job Description
The pro-active delivery of financial management in an efficient and effective manner
Ensure accurate and timely financial reporting to management and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Establish a functional Balanced Scorecard focused on the implementation, measuring and management of the functional strategy
Identifying opportunities for cost reduction and implement cost management techniques
Conduct analysis of performance against budgets and reporting on variances against budgets and against forecasts; period performance against prior period performance and budgets.
Monitor and report on revenue and expenditures in line with approved budgets and business performance and manage daily cash flows
Ensure timely remittance of related statutory deductions such as but not limited to PAYE, NAPSA, etc.
Coordinate audits and tax consultants to ensure smooth closure of audit issues
Oversee the preparation of annual Financial Statements to ensure compliance with IFRS standards
Implement risk management and compliance policies in area of responsibility to identify and manage risk exposure liability.
Demonstrate exemplary leadership behaviour, through personal involvement, commitment and dedication in support of organisational values
Create a positive work climate and culture to energise employees, give meaning to work, minimise work disruption and maximise employee productivity
Effectively manage performance within the team in order to ensure business objectives are achieved
Assess the training needs of the department, carry out staff performance appraisals
Candidate Specification
8 years
Education Level
Chartered Accountant, MBA would be an added advantage
Industry related
Job related
Knowledge Of
In depth understanding of International Financial Report Standards and Zambian Tax Legislation and regulatory requirements
Skills To
Good communication and presentation skills at a senior level
Ability To
to work to deadlines, prioritise and adapt a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business
Organised, Proven Leader, agility and execution to deliver business results.
Financial Services
Dynamic, Start up, Innovative
Gender Profile
Age Profile
Between 30 and 44 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Lusaka, Zambia
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Remuneration will be paid in ZMK.
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