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Gala, a leading integrated agricultural business covering multiple sites in Malawi, is looking to recruit a highly dynamic, motivated and skilled individual as a Finance Manager:

Position Summary:

The Finance manager, being a senior member of the Management Team and working closely with the Chief Executive Officer, will take responsibility to lead the Finance Function and to manage complexity over the various components of the business. The Finance Manager must have previous high levels experience of working in an entrepreneurial environment and within a highly proceduralised organization, where adherence to policy and the highest standards of governance is required. The expectation goes beyond financial accounting, where the Finance Manager is expected to provide sound financial advice, to the management Team and Board and take on full ownership of the financials.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Be the Company`s Financial Custodian&
  • Adherence to Corporate Governance, Accounting, Tax and Legal Compliance
  • Lead and manage the day to day functions of the Finance Department
  • Preparation of timely management accounts with supporting analytics.
  • Budget adherence and deviation analysis
  • Reporting on KPI`s and to fully investigate and work with the various differing departments to analyse the drivers of these KPI`s with analytical reports.
  • Preparation of annual budgets and financial models in line with Business Plans
  • Strict cash flow discipline
  • Coordinating Legal Issues with the Company`s Legal Counsel

Required Education and Experience:
  • Qualified Chartered or Certified Accountant
  • At least 7 years` experience in a similar position in the agricultural, poultry or horticultural sector
  • Knowledge of Tax Laws of Malawi
  • University Degree.

Required Skills and Attributes:

  • Communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with Banks and other Bodies such as MRA
  • Experience in working with high level ERP Systems
  • Organizational, Interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Report writing.

How to apply

We offer a very competitive remuneration package so as to attract the best individual for this position. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. Interested qualified candidates should email, quoting the above reference number, their CV`s including copies of respective certificates as well as reference to:

Email:  galarecruit2020@gmail.com

Closing date: 30th September, 2020.

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    01 Oct, 2020

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