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Finance and Admin Officer

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  • Post Date: August 6, 2020
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Job Overview

Title of position: Finance and Admin Officer
Location of the job: Harare, Zimbabwe

Objectives of the Job:

  • To ensure proper maintenance of financial records.
  • To provide timely financial information for the Project Manager, CFO and funding agencies ,
  • To ensure compliance with the applicable Financial Guidelines, financial management processes and applicable laws and Statutes.

Context (Internal and external influences): (Global influences, environmental / industry demands, organizational mission, etc.)

  • Highly dynamic and fluctuating Information Communication Technology industry.
  • Highly competitive market with new and established competitors.
  • Rapidly changing/advancement of technology, demand for services and innovation.
  • High dynamic skills demand and ever growing
  • Frequent changes in technology and business strategies.
  • Government regulations on the business and keeping regulatory and international standards.
  • Involvement on a global level in matters relating to development of products and services
  • Regulatory authorities compliance
  • Requirement for continuous sales training in our products and services.

Key Performance Areas: Core, essential responsibilities / outputs of the position (KPA’s)

  • Monthly Management Reports.
  • Weekly reporting.
  • Maintain accurate and reconciled accounts receivable documents
  • Cahsflow management by accurate bank reconciliations.

Key Output

Clear outcomes of the activities mentioned earlier on, for example

  • Prepare and monitor invoices.
  • Maintain accounting controls by following policies and procedures.
  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
  • Update accounts receivable and issue statements.
  • Update accounts payable and perform reconciliations.
  • Assist in the process of monthly management accounts according to Group guidelines.
  • Assist in reviewing payroll and related expenses.
  • Assist MD in preparation of monthly reports.
  • Prepare and submit Ad Hoc reports as and when required.

Task Complexity:

  • Have good analytical skills to be able to develop and maintain accounting systems.

Supervisory Complexity/Leadership Complexity/Managerial complexity/Task complexity

  • Being a team member and collaborating with staff throughout the group.
  • Being able to integrate and work well with other departments on projects and accounts.
  • Being able to work without supervision, being goal and task oriented.

Creativities (improvement/innovation inherent)

  • Consistently identify external resources the business can engage to drive business objectives across the company.
  • To be the reference point on company related accounting information.
  • To be creative and dynamic in negotiating with customers and suppliers for better pricing and discounts.

Attitudes

  • Intergrity and Confidentiality Attitude.

Skills

  • Conflict Management Skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Decision making
  • Report Writing Skills

(Responsibility towards the position)

  • Direct reporting; Managing Director
  • Direct subordinates; N/A
  • Key Reports Internal Weekly Finance Reports, Monthly Financial Reports
  • Key Reporting Highlights Cashflow, Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Intercompany Loans.
  • Relations: Organization-wide.

Collaboration

(Responsibility towards immediate supervisor):

  • Direct reports; Daily Cash Flow Reports, Weekly and MonthlyMeetings
  • Matrix reports; Cashflow and Variance Analysis Reports
  • Key customers, Internal: Managing Director, Group CFO
  • Key customers, External: All GuavaPay Employees, shareholders and Partners
  • Key suppliers, Senior Management, Executives,
  • Relations, Organization-wide,

Discretionary Space

Independent thought and Judgment:

  • In-depth understanding of group and company business model, key investment areas, return on investment motivators
  • Determine level and impact of your Finance role in the organisation and within the group.

Authorities:

  • Authority to identify opportunities for costs saving in liaison with Managing Director.

Minimum Requirements

Education:

  • Degree in Accountig, Higher National Diploma or Equivalent Degree
  • Certificate or diploma in Business Administration.

Experience:

  • At least two years experience
  • Knowledge of Accounting systems( Quickbooks, SAGE, XERO)
  • Experience in developing accounting reporting tools

Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge in Accounting
  • Extensive knowledge in using Accounting Packages.
  • Extensive Knowledge in preparing MIS Reports

Competencies

Job Specific Competencies (Skills/ Knowledge/ Attributes):

  • Analytical Skills
  • Ability to develop systems
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Supervisory Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Legislation and Compliance
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is essential
  • Planning and Budgeting

General working conditions (e.g. shift work, driver’s license, specific tools, special clothing, environmental requirements, etc.)

  • General working conditions are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Required to work extra hours including after hours, weekends and public holidays
  • Willingness to travel at any time

Quality Standards

  • Consistently meeting your Reporting deadlines.
  • Quality reports and documents which are presentable to Management

How to Apply:

Should you wish to be considered for this role, please submit your latest curriculum vitae and certified photocopies of your qualifications to on emails cornelius.chibvongodze@guavaafrica.com later than Friday 07 August 2020.

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience1-3 Years
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