Chief Accountant (Finance / Accounting / CIMA / CA / Portuguese / FMCG) – Luanda, Angola

Location: Luanda, Luanda, Angola
Date Posted: 22-03-2018
Reference Number: RSB
Job Description:
An Angolan Distributor in the Fast-moving Consumer Goods market is looking to put in place a Chief Accountant in their Luanda Office. This individual will manage the entire Finance and Control function, Ensure compliance with all Financial requirements & standards and Work closely with various Heads of Department. They will report to the CFO and manage a team of about 5 - 10 individuals.
  • Responsible for all the financial recording and reporting of the organization - for both internal and external purposes.
  • Manage the entire Finance and Control function (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Treasury, Payroll, Accounting Operations, and Management Accounting)
  • Ensure compliance with all Accounting, Fiscal, Reporting, and Legal Financial Standards / Requirements in Angola.
  • Work closely with the various heads of department to develop accurate Cost Centre reporting, reflecting Actual expenditure versus approved Budget.
  • Analyze, report, and advise on improving the control over company profitability, by developing and implementing plans to improve the results. 
  • Establish strong beneficial relationships with all external financial partners of the organization from Banks and Fiscal authorities to Customers and Suppliers.
  • Liaising regularly with other departments to ensure product profitability is in line with corporate targets.
  • Liaising regularly with Factory management to ensure that Factory costing is accurate and that variances are managed.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of systems, procedures and controls.
  • Ensure that full use is made of existing accounting systems to provide good management information to both internal and external customers of Finance.
  • Manage, Train, and develop Finance staff.  
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Degree in Accounting (CA, CIMA or Equivalent) is essential
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar senior position
  • Knowledge of financial systems & a Sound understanding of general control principles and accounting standards
  • Full Business Proficiency in Portuguese and English is imperative
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Robin Botha
Recruitment Consultant
CA Global Finance
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