Finance and Administration Manager – Agricultural Sector

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Finance and Administration Manager – Agricultural Sector

  • Post Date:November 17, 2022
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Agriculture
Job Description

Our client, a player in the Agricultural Industry with ambitious growth strategic plans, is seeking a Finance and Administration Manager.

This position reports to the General Manager and is based at Head Office in northern suburbs – Harare.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ATTRIBUTES

  • Main Purpose:
    • To provide financial reporting and financial management services for the organisation in line with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and the organisation’s Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Financial Business Planning:
    • To consolidate operational and financial plans for the Finance department and consolidate plans for presentation to the General Manager and/or the board.
  • Budgeting & Financial Control:
    • To prepare the company and divisional budget timetables and manage budget processes at each stage.
  • Financial Performance:
    • Business case analysis – carry out risk and sensitivity analyses and review all business cases to ensure they are in line with organisational objectives.
  • Financial Assurance:
    • To review monthly account reconciliations and define supplier performance metrics and monitor and evaluate suppliers in line with Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
  • Statutory Reporting:
    • To prepare annual reports and review and evaluate the asset register.
  • Management of Department:
    • To develop the necessary plan/s to ensure the Finance department meets its agreed goals and objectives, meet staff on a pre-agreed basis, identify and agree performance areas, key objectives/tasks and action plans and evaluate staff performance strengths and deficiencies and arrange necessary action.
  • Financial Acumen:
    • To apply a broad understanding of Financial Management principles including Treasury and Working Capital Management and other quantitative information to ensure decisions are fiscally responsible and based on the procurement budget.
  • Analytical Skills:
    • To visualize, articulate, and solve complex problems and concepts and make decisions that make sense based on all available information.
  • Project Management:
    • Overseeing the project management function.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor of Accounting Degree or equivalent
  • Professional Accounting qualification – CIMA/CA/ACCA
  • 5 years post qualification experience in the Agricultural sector is an added advantage
  • Detail-oriented with ability to plan and organise in the medium to long-term
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Negotiation skills – ability to negotiate, interact and achieve targets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in MS Office

Email Colin at [email protected] and Mirriam at [email protected]

The position offers a good salary and benefits