Job Description

We are seeking to fill the position of Group Head-Finance, who will be responsible for monitoring the financial health of the organisation using financial reports.
Develop strategies to improve the company’s finances not just in the short term but also in the long run; whilst using knowledge of the company’s finances to advise the Executives on Business decisions.
The preferred candidate will be in control of investment activities and development of plans that can help maintain and improve the financial status of the Group as a whole, whilst overseeing the Finance function across board.

Responsibilities

Management of capital raise, capital structuring, preparation for due diligence, investor relations and term sheet review
Track short and long term financial status and performance to identify areas for potential improvement
Create financial and tax strategy recommendations to the Board of Directors
Manage budgeting, cash flow analysis, liquidity management and company audits
Supervise preparation of Financial statements and reports
Ensure legal compliance on all financial functions
Plan, Control and Monitoring of Departmental and Business Performance
Manage financial risks (credit, market, operational & liquidity), make appropriate & timely recommendations to ensure the business meets its financial obligations as at when due.
Supervise, Mentor and Develop the Finance team. Line management for central roles – Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Reporting and Finance Operations
Use the corporate investment policy and best practices for allocating excess cash to various types of investments, depending on their rates of return and how quickly they can be converted into cash.

Requirements
Qualifications:

B.Sc / MBA in Accounting, Finance or other related degrees
ACCA/ICAN or equivalent professional qualification
Minimum of seven years’ requisite work experience spanning varied aspects of Finance Management

Competencies:

Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Decision Making and Problem Solving
Strategic Thinking
Leadership and Management
Ethics and Professionalism
Accounting treatments for transactions and events
Preparation and review of Financial Statements – and all accompanying information – in accordance with internal policies, legal and regulatory requirements
Evaluation of Financing Decisions
Governance, risk and Control Management
Management and Control of Working Capital
Tax management

Method of Application