Monday, October 22, 2018

Finance Administration Manager

Job Profile – Finance Administration Manager
Industry: Food Industry

Job Purpose

  • The Finance Administration Manager contributes to the overall success of the organization by effectively managing all financial and related administration tasks for the organization.
  • The Finance Administration Manager will work under the supervision of the Country manager and report to the Country Manager and liase with the head office Financial Controller.
  • The Finance Administration Manager will lead the country office’s accounts department and local accounting staff.

• Minimum 5 working years
• Registered with Tanzania national board of accounts
• Background experience in FMCG Sector
• Tanzanian Citizen
• Salary: 3,500,000 Net

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Financial accounting and reporting
• Maintain timely and accurate financial statements and reports that are appropriate for the users and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
• Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
• Ensure that accurate and timely financial statements are prepared in accordance with head office reporting deadlines
• Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met including Withholding Payments, Income Tax, Goods and Services Tax
• Prepare all supporting information for the annual audit and liaise with the Financial Controller and the external auditors as necessary
• Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions
• Maintain and develop, if not yet in place, financial accounting systems for cash management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit control, and petty cash
• Reconcile bank and investment accounts
• Review together with County Manager the monthly results Manage the cash flow and prepare cash flow forecasts in accordance with policy
• Oversee the bookkeeping functions including maintenance of the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll Payroll preparation and administration
• Oversee all payroll functions to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner
• Process and submit statutory and benefits remittances on time

Office administration
Oversee the management of all leases, contracts and other financial commitments
• Monitor all legislation relevant to the organization (employment standards, occupation health and safety, human rights, etc) and all regulations on professional certification to ensure that the organization is compliant

• University degree or college diploma in Accounting, Commerce, or Business Management/Administration

Professional designation
• Chartered Accountant, Certified General Accountant, or Certified Management Accountant designation is an asset.

Knowledge, skills and abilities
• Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
• Knowledge of local legislation affecting Limited liability company’
• Knowledge in a Logistics Shipping Company or agency is a plus

Proficiency in the use of computer programs for:
• Accounting
• Word processing
• Spreadsheets
• E-mail
• Internet

Personal characteristics
The Finance Administration Manager should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:
• Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards
• Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.
• Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
• Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization
• Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
• Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
• Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

Working Conditions
• Work schedule according to Tanzanian standard work week
• Finance Administration manager may be required to work some overtime hours during specific periods of the accounting cycle

SALARY BUDGET: 3,500,000 Net (Tanzanian National only)
5 year experience minimum
Location: DSM and Morogoro
Deadline: 27th October 2018