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Finance Manager

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Our client, a global FMCG company, is seeking a dedicated and experienced Finance Manger to join their team in Mozambique. This role offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a global organisation that is committed to creating a positive impact on the world. The ideal candidate is an individual who thrives in dynamic, forward-looking environment and has a strong ability to link business decisions to financial impacts.

Key Responsibilities of the Finance Manager for a Global Agriculture Organisation:

As the Finance Manager, you will be at the heart of our client's operations. You will partner with the business unit in the country (Business Head, Sales & Functional leads) to ensure P&L transparency & accuracy. Your role will involve driving the business towards targets & operational KPIs achievement. You will demonstrate your ability to link business decisions to financial impacts. Your responsibilities will span across various areas including reporting, compliance, risk evaluation, system implementation, capability building among others.

  • Ensure accurate, efficient and timely delivery of relevant reports, while maintaining hygiene of accounting, book-keeping, various systems and processes
  • Drive robust and timely performance tracking, ensuring budgetary process improvements and better predictability on outcomes
  • Support value maximisation initiatives such as interest, Trade Finance, currency management etc.
  • Provide value-added decision support through superior data analytic and drive special projects for growth
  • Evaluate risks and determine their impact on the management audit, developing and/or modifying audit procedures as required
  • Ensure compliance to legal and secretarial requirements as well as functioning within the norms of statutory audit regulations respective to country/business
  • Demonstrate conceptual ability to ideate and implement robust systems & processes suited to business/country
  • Build capability in finance function, growing finance leadership pipeline and ensuring effective knowledge & expertise transfer for effective execution of finance strategies

What our client is seeking in the Finance Manager:

  • Qualified chartered accountant with 5+ years of experience in finance in Manufacturing setup, preferably from FMCG
  • Experience in Sales/Commercial Finance and FP&A role. Knowledge on OTC & RTR SAP modules are important
  • Strong analytical skills, strategic thinking & leadership abilities
  • Ability to work in dynamic profile and with enthusiasm to work in an unstructured environment
  • Knowledge about banking and Treasury function will be an added advantage
  • Effective communication skills especially as part of a team
  • Ability to understand business issues outside of one’s area of expertise

What's next:

Ready for an exciting career move? Apply now!

Apply by clicking on the link below!

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Finance Manager

Industry: FMCG

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Location: Maputo

Job Reference: ZF659S-EC331BA2

Date posted: 03 July 2024

Consultant: Ciara van Tonder

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