Finance Manager Job at Kumasi Compost and Recycling Plant - Career Opportunity in Ghana

Vacancy title:
Finance Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Manufacturing , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Kumasi Compost and Recycling Plant

Deadline of this Job:
20 August 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Kumasi , West Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, August 16, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Job Purpose
ProvideFinancial advice, produce financial reports and develop strategies based on financial research. Guide senior Executives in making sound business decisions in the long and short term.

Report To: General Manager
Key Responsibilities
Strategy and Policy Development
• Provide technical expertise in the development and implementation of the company’s Finance strategy as input into the overall Corporate Strategy.
• Provide leadership in the development of accounting/financial policies, standards operating procedures (SOPs) and other support systems including monitoring mechanisms in managing the Financial, Treasury and Management Accounting functions of the company.
• Provide financial management support for the Annual Operating and Financial Strategic Plans of the company.
• Establish short & medium term corporate objectives & work plans, in consultation with the General Manager and other Departments.
• Lead the financial modelling and analysis to support the development of long-term strategic initiatives and business plans.
• Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business while challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business enablers.
• Work with other team leaders to grow the business, formulating strategies and execute plans.

Corporate Finance
• Manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate.
• Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers and financial advisors.
• Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current laws.
• Manage the acquisition of capital assets and ensure that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate.

Budget Preparation
• Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation, and prepare the annual budget in consultation with the General Manager and Management.
• Assist the Business Development & Communications Manager with all necessary financial conditions pertaining to contract signing, credit evaluation, credit control and Account Receivables.

Information Technology
• Evaluate the need for new technology to meet the organization's financial data processing, control, and reporting requirements
• Ensure that company financial systems are robust, up to date with Groups Requirements and support current activities and future growth.

Risk Management
• Monitor business/ financial risk management policies and procedures to ensure that departmental and organizational risks are minimized
• Advise the company's leadership on appropriate insurance coverage for all processes and agreements
• Maximize income where possible and appropriate
• Negotiate with Bank for lines of credit or other financial services as required and appropriate

Procurement/ Inventory Management
• Oversee and supervise the procurement function of the organization including purchases, suppliers’ agreement, property/facility management, and provision of furnishings and equipment necessary for effective operations
• Oversee the financial aspect of all leases, contracts and other financial commitments
• To provide oversight on controls in relation to inventory, fuel, and sundry.

Stakeholder Relationship Management
• Establish and maintain good working relationship with external auditors, regulatory agencies and other external shareholder in the area of financial and management accounting.

Required Skills or Experience
• Master’s Degree Accounting, Finance or Related Field
• Professional Certification
• Must be a member of a recognised professional accounting body (ICA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA.
• 10- 12 years of progressive financial responsibility

Technical
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles/ International Financial Reporting System ( I.F.R.S).
• Must be able to demonstrate ability in financial modelling
• Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities
• Knowledge of provincial legislation on Employment Standards, Occupational Health and Safety,
• Proficiency in Systems:
• Accounting, Word processing, Databases, Spreadsheets, E-mail, Internet
• Ability to use Accounting, Word processing, Databases, Spreadsheets, E-mail, Internet

Managerial:
• Ability to design and implement control systems and take corrective action to correct deviations.
• Ability to assign duties and monitor activities of immediate team members to ensure achievement of performance targets.
• Ability to identify training needs of immediate team members and recommend appropriate training for them.

Personality
• Ability to communicate effectively with all manner of people
• Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
• Goal-oriented, organized team player
• Creative, problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge
• Great “people-person” skills and professional attitude
• Ability to articulate views and decisions and stick to them where necessary

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 20 August 2021
Duty Station: Kumasi
Posted: 16-08-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-08-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-08-2030
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