•  HARARE
    • June 28, 2022
    • July 5, 2022
    •  Full Time
  •  Accounting & Finance Jobs

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the position of Finance & Administration Manager at a local institution whose mandate is to facilitate access to finance for players in the agricultural sector. This position reports to the Chief Executive Manager.
General Job Description:
The Finance & Administration Manager position exists to provide support for all the organisation’s finance activities. S/he implements (Finance) policies along the five pillars (finance and Administration, planning and control, audit, ICT and procurement) for the Trust. In addition, s/he provides (financial) advice. S/he oversees all Key Qualitative Indicators (KQIs) and reports on a monthly basis to the Chief Executive Manager. Critical tasks for the Finance & Administration Manager include, but are not limited to:

Duties And Responsibilities

Driving the financial strategy, budgeting, audit and forecasting process;
Preparation of complete accurate financial reports – management accounts, financial statements, annual reports, press releases;
Reviewing and improving on the overall financial integrity of financial systems and control environment for the organisation;
Being in charge of salary and tax related issues at country level;
Liquidity Management of the organisation;
Promoting a culture focused on performance and strategic cost management;
Provide administrative support to program activities;
Document the highlights and agreements of key activities with partners and stakeholders;
Monitors monthly project spending and prepares monthly management accounts and ensure budget comparisons are prepared and variance analysis reports provided;
Monitoring performance and efficiency of the organisation & supporting the CEO to steer its financial performance;
Overall administration function – procurement, asset and vehicle fleet management;
At ease and effective in work situations requiring an ability to orchestrate multi-task levels of responsibility effectively;
Good communication, interpersonal, strategic planning, financial analysis, problem solving, organizational and leadership skills. Resourceful in resolving emerging problems; and
In liaison with the Business Units to review financial performance of the investee businesses.

Qualifications And Experience

Qualifications and experience required:
At least 10 years in accounting and administration of which 3 should be at senior level with:
Accountancy Degree;
Professional qualifications such as CA/ACCA/ CIMA/ CIS;
A Masters in accounting would be an added advantage;
Affinity with finances and administration;
Experience in both Private Sector, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), and Donor settings;
Have experiences in dealing with administration such as bidding documents, contracts, invoices, etc.:
Knowledge of the financial services sector operations – lending methodologies, risk management and treasury management;
Experience in business analysis and financial modelling; and
Experience in financial management of agribusinesses will be an added advantage.

She/he must also have:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Full proficiency with MS Office software (i.e. Pastel, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required
Sound interpersonal skills that foster good working relationships
High degree of accuracy in all financial transactions
Ability to deal with sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality
High level of negotiation, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Commitment to quality management
High level of motivation, demonstrated analytical skills and ability to think creatively
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

How To Apply

To apply, send your application letter and resume to:
Deadline: 5 July 2022