Financial Director at Talent House Limited

Lusaka, Full Time

Talent House Limited
Location: Zambia
State: Lusaka
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Accounting Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

Our clients are looking for a Finance Director to oversee the financial operations of the business and provide frequent financial reports. They will also assure strict adherence to financial regulations and compliance.
Strategy, Planning and Management

Act as a strategic business partner to the senior executive leadership team.
Assess and evaluate the financial performance of the organization with regard to long-term operational goals, budgets and forecasts.
Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the companys plan for growth and expansion.
Participate in pivotal decisions as they relate to strategic initiatives and operational models.
Implement policies, procedures and processes as deemed appropriate by the senior leadership team.

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

Prepare and present monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by division, forecast vs. budget by division and weekly cash flow by division.
Review and analyze monthly financial results and provide recommendations.
Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings.
Develop and maintain the monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget.
Manage financial planning and analysis department. Supervise creation of reports, software implementation and tools for budgeting and forecasting.

Accounting, General Ledger, Administration and Operations

Supervise the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems, databases and financial software. Provide regular maintenance and backup of all accounting systems and supervise company financial staff.
Review and ensure application of appropriate internal controls, regulatory compliance and financial procedures.
Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data for investors and the companys board of directors.
Oversee the preparation and communication of weekly, monthly and annual financial statements.
Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all tax returns.
Ensure regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.
Oversee the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating inefficiencies.
Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger accounts, balance sheet accounts and overhead cost allocation.
Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
Hire, develop and manage accounting managers and staff
Overseeing and Monitoring Company Stores/Sales, Purchasing and Stock Transactions to ensure they are compliant with company policies and regulations

Financial Management, Relations and Policies

Manage cash flow planning process and ensure funds availability.
Maintain outstanding banking relationships and strategic alliances with vendors and clients.
Represent the company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, auditors and officials.
Remain current on audit best practices as well as local laws regarding company operations.

Cash Management

Oversee weekly cash management and Accounts Payables
Supervise Accounts Receivable management and ensure the collection process is up to date

Position Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
ACCA/CIMA Qualified
3 years minimum experience as a Head of Finance in a medium to large enterprise
Minimum 10+ years of total accounting or finance experience
Management oriented towards performance and results
Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills
Significant experience working with external auditors, internal controls and compliance-related issues.
Must be a registered member of ZICA.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates can apply by sending their CV to

Closing Date : 15th September , 2022.