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Chief Financial Officer - Expatriate

Adexen

Marromeu, Mozambique

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an international Food Production Company to recruit an expatriate Chief Financial Officer for its operations in Mozambique.

Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the Finance operations of the companies, to include but not limited to; Financial and Working Capital Measurement, Planning, Budgeting and Controlling, Governance and Compliance, Risk Management, Business and Strategic Support, Taxes, Internal and External controls/audits and Resource Management, as well as acting in accordance with local legislation and accounting principles
    • Assume full responsibility for all financial operations and functions within the department.
    • Ensure uniformity in the execution of accounting, tax and cost procedures between all units and companies in the group, ensure the establishment of strict implementation of accounting principles and rules for tax books and the correct registration of all business transactions , aiming to act in accordance with tax laws, company policies and generally accepted accounting principles and manage the activities, functions of Accounting, Taxes and Costs and Budgets, according to the business needs, aiming to achieve the expected objectives
    • Ensure the preparation of the monthly balance sheets and the annual balance sheet of all units and companies in the group, as well as the respective annual declarations for the adjustment of corporate income tax, aiming to comply with the current legislation
    • Establish and Monitor the implementation of policies, procedures, controls and systems for the correct administration, use and maintenance of the company's assets
    • Monitor compliance with the implemented procedures, through meetings at the units, in order to guarantee the execution and clarification of the issues raised by the local managers
    • Provide support to the financial areas of the units (accounts payable, accounts receivable and treasury), through suggestions for solving problems and procedures
    • Manage the preparation of economic and financial feasibility studies for new business units, financial proposals and project analysis, aiming to guarantee information for decision making
    • Ensure the correct collection of all taxes and contributions from all units and companies in the group
    • Formalize and make available the procedures and work instruction of the activities in accordance with the quality system;
    • Participating proactively in the Company's transversal working groups;
    • Monitor productivities, quality control, evolve and formalize the organization for efficiency, identify strengths and develop skills

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Master’s degree from a recognized university
    • At least 8 years of experience as CFO / Finance Director in a multinational company
    • Experience within the Food Production industry will be a plus
    • Previous work experience in emerging African markets will be a plus
    • Effective leadership and communication skills, ability to manage and prioritise work according to requirements, excellent planning, analytical and time management skills
    • Enjoy working in a multi-cultural team, drive to continually improve processes and seek new challenges
    • Knowledge of multi-national accounting and tax practices and experience with international operations.
    • Highly motivated and hands-on leader with excellent communications skills
    • Visible level of integrity, personal ethics, sovereignty, and resilience
    • Excellent written and oral Portuguese and English
    • Fluency in French will be a significant plus
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

5 - 10 years

Skills

Corporate Finance, Finance Business Partnering, Process Improvement, Accounting, Financial Reporting, Problem Solving, Finance, Team Management, Project Management

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