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Director - Finance

Job Description

As Director of Finance you will direct and oversee the financial activities of the corporation, direct the preparation of current financial reports and summaries, and create forecasts predicting future growth

Qualifications required

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance required.
  • ACCA or CIMA designation preferred.
  • Eight to ten years of experience in financial management required

Essential skills and experience

  • Oversees the Accounting department, budget preparation, and audit functions.
  • Oversees month-end, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc reports.
  • Oversees preparation of the monthly forecasting for the revenue streams and expenses.
  • Oversees preparation of the annual budget.
  • Oversees preparation of weekly cash flow forecasting.
  • Works with other department heads to monitor each department and make recommendations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Directs the preparation of all financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and tax returns.
  • Compares sales and profit projections to actual figures and budgeted expenses to actual expenses; makes or oversees any necessary adjustments to future projections and budgets.
  • Reviews planning process and suggests improvements to current methods.
  • Analyses operations to identify areas in need of reorganisation, downsizing, or elimination.
  • Support digitisation of processes to improve efficiency and enhance analytical performance.
  • Works with the CEO and other executives to coordinate planning and establish priorities for the planning process.
  • Studies long-range economic trends and projects their impact on future growth in sales and market share.
  • Identifies opportunities for expansion into new product areas.

Additional requirements

  • Excellent management and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills.
  • Proficient in database and accounting computer application systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good communicator.
  • Highly analytical.
  • Problem solver.

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