Job vacancy Finance Business Partner

09 July, 2024
Job Type
Job Status
Full Time
Job Title

Finance Business Partner

Job Location
Job Presentation
Our client is recruiting a new senior member of the Zambian finance team to manage and build the financial operations activities of the organisation during its expansion. The ideal candidate must balance financial diligence with entrepreneurial energy, be analytically adept, and have a passion for African business. A healthy spirit of adventure and sense of humor would be helpful. Some travel may be required, mainly within Zambia but on occasion across borders to visit other businesses.

Experience5 Years
Education LevelDegree
QualificationsBusiness Administration, Accounting, Commerce or similar discipline. CA or MBA is desirable
SoftwareMS Office
Knowledge OfLogical, structured approach to finance
Skills ToExcellent communication and leadership skills with the confidence and adaptability to deal with all levels of management internally and with the ability to form and manage corporate relationships, particularly with the banks and suppliers
Ability ToWork independently, create solutions and collaborate internally and externally. Negotiate terms and pricing with stakeholders. Good numerical and problem-solving skills
Other RequirementsMember of a recognized professional accounting body. Relevant experience in an Engineering, Manufacturing or FMCG industry at mid-senior level is desirable
  • Improve financial status through analysing of results, monitoring variances, identifying trends, and recommending actions to management
  • Producing financial reports and developing strategies and plan for the long-term financial goals of the business
  • Maintenance of certain balance sheet accounts
  • Cash flow planning
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial Reporting
  • Conceptualise, design, and implement financial projects
  • Advising on /insight into business strategies
  • Act as liaison between finance and operations
  • Ownership of Balance sheet and operational reconciliations
  • Responsible for Fixed Assets Register maintenance and reconciliation to GL
  • Identify risks, process flaws and improvement opportunities in area and escalate
  • Manage all accounts directly influenced by operational activities (including ad hoc activities)
  • Manage and grow team to ensure operational requests dealt with efficiently
  • Further develop, document, and maintain related processes to ensure efficiencies
  • Cash flow management and treasury function
  • Financial reporting and budgeting
  • Financial support and business upskilling
Valid Till
9 Oct, 2024 (77 days left)

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