Finance/Outbound Operations Manager (US GAAP Reporting / Agriculture) – Sierra Leone

Location: Kenema, Eastern Province, Sierra Leone
Date Posted: 20-06-2018
Reference Number: LUL
Job Description:
This role is responsible for all finance and outbound operations for the Client in Sierra Leone.
The Finance/Outbound Operations Manager reports directly to the CFO, based in Europe and works closely together with the financial controlling team in Europe. Indirectly the Finance Manager reports to the Country Manager of the Client and is part of the management team.
  • Responsible for (cost price) calculations, controlling the income, costs and other expenses, daily financial (cash) management and regular inventory checking’s (both fixed assets and stocks).
  • Outbound export operations and invoicing.
  • Setting up an accurate and transparent financial reporting and budgeting / cash flow forecasting system.
  • Responsible for multiple financial and compliance activities relating to company payroll & pensions functions. 
  • Executing the financial US GAAP reporting towards Dutch headquarters.
  • Comply with Sierra Leone statutory requirements, such as local statutory accounts, tax return, etc
  • Financially manage and account for grants given by social investors in accordance with the agreed economic and social plans. (E.g.: Farmer field school).
  • Analyze costs and expenses based on financial and processing data. Identify cost bottlenecks and present these to management team.
  • Comparing and analyzing budgeted results and actual monthly results and discuss deviations with management team to support the business.
  • Responsible for VAT refund procedures and keep the management team informed about results and possible future regulation changes.
  • Tracing and staying up-to-date about national financial laws, import/export regulations and keep financial department informed.
  • Contact person for auditors and tax advisors.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Degree in Finance and/or Accounting .
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent proficiency in both written and verbal English.
  • Experience in an international organization.
  • Ability to operate in developing countries.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, negotiation, conflict management and team player.
  • Highly conscientious, along with an energetic and mature approach to his or her work.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills.
  • Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • A fulltime position.
  • An exciting and challenging role in a rapidly growing international company.
  • Good working conditions and a pleasant and dynamic work environment.
An informal and professional company culture of team spirit with a can-do attitude.
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Lukas Louw
Recruitment Associate
The CA Global Group
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