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Finance Manager

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  • Post Date: June 12, 2020
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Job Overview

Reference Number : ECO200611-1
Job Title : Finance Manager
Company : Higher Life Foundation
Reporting To : Finance Director
Job Type Classification : Long Term Contract
Location : Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Purpose

Higherlife Foundation is fully committed to delivering on Human Capital Development Strategy which is anchored on 6 strategic Pillars, Education, Health, Girls Empowerment, Leadership & Life Long Development, Job Creation and Sustainable Livelihoods and Faith & Development. The Foundation is looking for a Finance Manager-Reporting. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing accurate financial management reporting information in compliance with IFRS and HLF policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 6-8 years’ working experience with 2 years in a senior position.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent in related field
  • Professional qualification such as ACCA or equivalent is a requirement
  • Good analytical skills
  • Be adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments, multi skilled & able to interact at senior level.
  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

Key Result Areas

  • Prepares the Foundation’s quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements in line with the accepted accounting practice and forwards to the Director Finance for approval
  • Developing financial management systems, policies and procedures to ensure the organisation complies requisite financial regulations.
  • Reviews monthly cash projections in line with funding projections and makes appropriate recommendations to the Finance Director.
  • Monitors cash projections and makes appropriate investments recommendations
  • Tracks the movement on the Endowment Fund on a weekly basis and takes appropriate action as advised by the Director Finance
  • Monitors the receipt of grant from donor and takes corrective action where necessary
  • Prepares the monthly Organisation’s reconciliation schedule for review and approval by the Finance Director
  • Prepares the consolidated Management Report for circulation and submits to the Finance Director.
  • Ensures adherence to Organisation’s Finance and procedure manuals by:
    • Checking the completeness of payment documents such as invoices, quotations and supplier selection lists
    • Checking and authorising journal entries and ledger reconciliations in the system
  • Responds to internal & external audit reports to ensure all queries are handled and solved and that accurate financial statements are produced
  • Submits bi-weekly payments request to the Payments Committee for approval
  • Identifies Risk within the Finance function across all departments and recommends appropriate action to the Finance Director.
  • Reviews statutory payments and returns for the Foundation e.g. Withholding Tax returns.
  • Spearhead and monitor alignment of the financial reporting system to objectives of the organisation and IFRS
  • Managing relationships with bankers, suppliers,
    customers & maintaining a good image of the company
  • Managing the company’s borrowing facilities and cashflows

Closing Date : 19-06-2020

Job Detail
  • Career LevelManager
  • QualificationDegree
  • Experience5-10 Years
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