Financial Director - Ghana


Our client based in Ghana is looking for a Financial Director to support the Managing Director in the formulation and execution of strategy as well as to take accountability for the operating company's financial health by planning, analysing, advising and reporting on financial strengths and weaknesses to improve financial performance, alignment to financial governance and the units risk profile. Education and Minimum Requirements

Grade 12 with relevant qualification
5 to 10 years’ experience in FMCG
Must be able to manage profit and losses
8 to 10 years' experience in a similar environment, of which 3 - 4 years' at senior management level
CA (SA) qualification

Competencies

Ability to make Financial Analysis and Decisions
Understanding existing and emerging financial management best practices
Financial/Budget Management
Professionalism and ethics
Governance, risk and control
Stakeholder relationship management
Management reporting at all levels
Budgeting and Cost Management
Commercial Knowledge
Financial Management
Financial Reporting
People Management and Development skills

Responsibilities

Ensure daily, weekly, monthly reporting is submitted accurately and on time
Cash management
Debtors management
Monthly GL reconciliations
Creditors management
Ensure adherence to Legal and Statutory requirements
Develop, implement and ensure compliance with the Group's financial processes, policies and disciplines
Continuous improvement of internal financial and operational processes
Maintain sound corporate governance within the organization
Assist the Managing Director with managing the company's specific business risks
Update of costing models
Manage all IT requirements and continuous improvement of internal systems
Provide Strategic direction to the business
Key team member in the implementation and monitoring of company's strategic plan
Manage and enhance all relevant result indicators with a specific focus on:
Return on Invested Capital
Working Capital
Net Debt
Operating Margin and other relevant measurements and indicators
Enhance Management Reporting
Ensuring good results to internal and external audits
Monitor internal controls: Financial and Operational  
Play a key role in strategy, analysis and forecasting
Assist in preparation of tender costings
Prepare annual budgets and strategic plans

Please visit our website at  www.boardroom.co.za for more details and to register your C.V.

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