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Financial Manager (Business Support/ Financial Modelling/ Planning) - Mozambique, Manhiça

Manhiça, Mozambique
Job Description:
Our client is a Large FMCG concern based in Manhica, Mozambique, intends to recruit a Finance Manager: Business Support - SM for Finance. The incumbent will be responsible for the Company’s financial function, they are required to support and assist in strategic decision making.
Minimum requirements: 
  • University degree, ideally in a numerical discipline
  • Qualified chartered account - CA Mozambique, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent. 
  • 8 - 10 years relevant working experience
  • Ability to establish relationships across functions and influencers in the business
  • Ability to balance the need for detail and accuracy with the need to understand the broader context Track record of technical leadership in 2 to 3 different businesses           
  • Strong analytical skills and a desire to deeply understand the whole business
  • Strong communication skills; written and verbal in English and Portuguese
  • Strong IT skills, including excellent Excel (financial modelling / advanced formulas and large worksheets) and PowerPoint skills, plus familiarity with ERP systems (Tranquility preferred)              
Key role objectives:
  • To lead, develop and ensure the high performance of a small but skilled team of Business Partners and Financial Planners
  • Partner with and provide financial leadership to Functional Directors and communicate analytical insights in a clear and comprehensible way to support effective business decision making 
  • Deliver a customer centric, business partnering finance function able to challenge constructively and work positively with the organisation to deliver on initiatives
  • To lead the end-to-end regular budgeting and forecasting cycles, from detailed inputs to high-level presentation outputs     
  • To drive a high degree of governance compliance and develop and maintain a strong system of financial control
Detailed role responsibilities and activities include:
  • Deliver budget and forecasting processes, including liaising with and supporting all departments to produce their input plans
  • Lead the annual Strategic Plan process:  coordinate/support all functions in the 5-year strategic planning process and in the compilation of key metrics
  • Generate detailed analytical insights on the overall performance of the company and translate that into practical action plans to deliver maximum value
  • Develop a continuous improvement mindset within the Finance function, continuously driving to improve processes and reduce operational cost 
  • Meet monthly to discuss progress on KPIs and equip Business Partners with the necessary tools, advice and support 
  • Develop forums to share learnings and good practice to drive value from Finance
  • Preparation of the forecast profit share with growers (the “ERC price”) for submission and presentation to the ERC committee on a quarterly basis
  • Custodian of all Fair Value models (standing cane/stock/cane roots/impairment/revenue models)
  • Hold quarterly crush plan meetings to support the review and approval of production data 
  • Review commercial assumptions with Finance Director and Managing Director
  • Review consolidated monthly WIP reports and flag capital expenditure risks and opportunities to Financial Director 
  • Responsibility for value added projects, which includes benchmarking, working capital, product costing and analysis of the company’s financials
  • Deliver maximum value to the business through collaboration with senior management and finance managers
  • Identify and monitor KPIs to track performance and flag any issues
  • Identify key development areas of direct reports which are to be addressed through on-the-job development activities, coaching and structured programmes or workshops. 
  • Develop finance staff through coaching, mentoring training initiatives and secondments or special projects
  • Be accountable for your own developmental needs and areas for growth
  • Promote and adhere to Illovo’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC)
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