Group Financial Manager (Mining / Finance / CA / Senior Management / OHADA) – Indian Ocean

Location: Indian Ocean, Indian Ocean
Date Posted: 11-02-2019
Reference Number: 278 1102 MHU
Job Description:
Our client is in the mineral resources industry and requires a Group Financial Manager.    
  • Consolidate over 15 different entities/packs, mostly different currencies, to report in USD
  • Prepare and provide accurate monthly Exco financial reports for to assist with effective operational and strategic management of the entities: Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Net Debt reports, EBITDA recons, forecasting, asset utilisation and debtors control.
  • Prepare and submit adhoc exercises as requested from the shareholders from time to time (especially around quarterly reporting)
  • Protect company assets by ensuring proper procedures are followed for cash disbursements and receipts, government reporting and tax items.
  • Review of individual entities General Ledger recons and improving systems where possible
  • Manage the financial covenants in place from banks and other financial institutions with the CFO
  • Keep senior management (CEO, CFO and Board) abreast of cash flow status by ensuring accuracy of payroll, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
  • Ensure that the various models on QlikView and SAGE are as up to date as possible at all times
  • Communicate with and manage in-country tax advisors to submit and return accurate information
  • Together with the CFO, manage group and individual entities audit processes from start to signing of financials in those countries
  • Draft Financial Statements for Group and various individual entities
  • Recommend changes in office practices and procedures to improve processes to accommodate the growth of the Group
  • Design and implement value adding reporting in the exco reports and day to day management of SAGE and Qlickview reports
  • Prepare and assist with the development of annual budget and consolidation thereof for group reporting and importing thereof into SAGE & Qlickview
  • Supervise and manage all finance staff and be responsible for the quality and accuracy of their work, adding to their development
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • CA or CIMA Qualification
  • 5+ years post qualification experience in a senior accounting role 
  • Strong financial, accounting and managerial skills
  • Strong ability to translate financial metrics into easy-to-understand management reports
  • Team player and ability to lead a team
  • Excellent communicator, planner and organiser
  • Effective project management skills, specifically around managing audits and budgets
  • Experience in the following systems is advantageous: Sage X3, Finnivo (or similar consolidation tool), Qlickview
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook
  • Strong FOREX knowledge required
  • Previous experience in a role that operated with / in Africa (outside of South Africa) is an advantage; OHADA Accounting
  • Must understand FCTR accounts
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Mark Huber
Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining 
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