Job Description:


The Finance Manager is responsible for Managerial & Financial Accounting as well as Financial Reporting for J&J Beira.

The Financial Manager assumes overall responsibility for assistance, advice and support required to manage the Accounts & Finance staff for J&J Beira, regarding all accounting and financial issues.

The Finance Manager reports to the General Manager.

Duties And Responsibilities
Duties & Responsibilities

The scope of responsibilities of the Finance Manager covers Accounting & Finance within J&J Beira; overseeing administration, improving systems and developing staff skills to ensure data quality in Finance.

Outline of Duties & Responsibilities:

Perform operational planning to ensure that reports are done on time by all the staff in J&J Beira;Reconciliation of Operational & Financial systems results through various reconciliation methods;Ensure accuracy of accounting including classification, completeness and valuation in the financial ERP system by continuous review and testing of controls;Monitor finance data quality through reconciliation, auditing, variance analysis, etc;Ensure optimal level of Accounting staff with maximum output through Performance Evaluation and staff planning;Manage Cash Control on daily basis through review of the operational reporting as well as cash spot checks;Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts reports, Monthly Payroll reports & liaise on IVA statements with the Accounts Manager through various systems and end-user accounting & reporting;Supervise JJB Intercompany Month-End Balances and ensure that JJB balances with other Group companies through communication & reconciliation with all related parties;Providing Information in any financial data requested by management as quick as possible through daily planning;Ensuring key daily and weekly reporting such as Cash-Flow Projection, Age Analysis, Bank Reconciliation, etc. are done on timely basis through managing, delegating, prioritizing finance department schedules;Coordinate with External Auditors by providing all requested information for the final Audit Reports;Perform other tasks as may be required by the Group CFO, CEO Mozambique, JJB General Manager, and the Group Finance Manager

Qualifications And Experience
Job Requirements:

Job Profile

Soft Skills – Behaviours / Personal Competences

Solid communication skills;
High regard for Empathy and Teamwork;
Good judgment and evaluation with a focus on value-add to maximize EBITDA;
Hard worker, with high levels of energy and self-motivation;
Results orientated with high capacity to deliver quality results in a timely fashion;
Planning and Organization Skills;
Decision making, delegation and prioritization skills;
Negotiation skills for any Financial related issues;
Ability to take over any role and work if the circumstance warrants/assigned;
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, Managers and external 3rd parties;
Pro-active management style with initiative, dynamism and assertiveness approach;
Good judgment and ability to lead by example by demonstrating high ethical and moral behavior whilst ensuring compliance with the Health, Safety, Environmental & Security and Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption policies for yourself and any of your direct reports;
Show high levels of skills and interest in developing direct reports;
Available to pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role;

Hard Skills –Background / Technical Competences

BCom. in Commerce or Finance or equivalent, post-graduate degree is desired;
Professional Accounting Designation Required;
Experience required (minimum/maximum): 5-10 years in Accounting / Finance area at a Management Level or equivalent in Audit;
Knowledge of IFRS and IAS is desirable;
IT knowledge: Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products (word; excel; power point), ERP experience;
Age (minimum / maximum): 30-40;
Willingness to travel abroad;
Knowledge of Portuguese is an added advantage;
Time availability; Willingness to work until the job is done;
Minimum of 25.