Head of Finance | Finance Director

Position: Location:
Head of Finance | Finance Director will be confirmed
Industry: Job ID:
Engineering HFCEAF2 -107AM

Key Responsibilities:

The location will be confirmed – Africa | French speaking country.

Be an integral part of the Executive team with responsibility for driving Financial and Operational performance.
Responsible for overseeing the Finance Team while working closely with the Group’s Finance Department to embed values of the company.

-Act as the company’s main Financial advisor on all issues relating to Finance function and keep abreast of latest developments to ensure that the company maintains its competitive position
-Ensure optimum productivity from the finance function by driving accountability through quantitative targets setting and tracking, and effective people management.
-Promote and drive the Operating Company’s culture on governance, values, ethics and sustainability at all times.
-Ensure that the financial processes, systems and controls are operating effectively
-Monitor the company’s financial performance and ensure full transparency over the company’s financial performance
-Design, maintain and adapt as needed the governance policies, procedures, controls and processes, to ensure that the company has a world class control environment, championed and promoted by the finance function at all times.
-Provide key input to the development of the company’s strategy as a senior member of the executive team, and effectively cascade to all levels of the organization.
-Develop and manage effective forecasting, budgeting, accounting and reporting processes to support the business in the execution of its strategic plans.
-Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard the financial assets and cash flow of the company and oversee the activities of independent auditors ensuring full regulatory compliance.
-Ensure prompt receipt and payment from and to customers and suppliers respectively

-Oversee the development and performance of direct reports against key performance indicators
-Cascade the Sustainability Key Performance Indicators of the Finance function to drive the departmental performance
-Contribute to the identification of High potentials and potential successors of the Finance team and work with HR to put in place development actions.

-Ensure alignment with our Policies and Country regulatory requirements to mitigate any risk
-Drive Ethics Management and champion Corporate Governance within both internal and external stakeholders.
-Work closely with Compliance to ensure ownership of our Code of conduct and conflict of interest policy

Required Qualifications:

-A Degree in Finance or relevant similar fields
-10+ years of experience in finance with at least 5 years in a Senior Leadership position
-Experience of leading a Finance function and supervising others is essential
-Experience in all aspects of financial accounting and knowledge of international accounting standards
-Internationally recognized financial or accounting related professional qualification such as: ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CFA, CPA
-Fluent French and good English

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