Head of Finance Operations

Type: Full Time Deadline: 0 months, 18 days
Category: Finance Location: Dar-es-Salaam
Other Categories: Accounting & Bookkeeping , Telecommunication
Job Level: Senior Manager

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop strong working relationship with Head of Finance Operations of the company.
  • Develop and drive implementation of strategy for the Finance Operations function, encompassing: direction; process improvement; human resource capability; organisation support; and technology platforms.
  • Ensure the correct treatment of accounting principles according to national and international accounting policies and VGIAP.
  • Provide financial information to cope with external official requests by Regulatory and Government bodies by running the accounting regulatory model.
  • Manage all margin accounting activities.
  • Ensure that all initiatives, new products and services can be properly managed by integrating the commercial requirements with the needs of finance operations (e.g. accounting, tax, reporting, supply chain).
  • Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance throughout the OpCo.
  • Lead and implement tax compliance activities in conjunction with the Head of Tax, with the exception of Employment Taxes (PAYE, Non-resident Contractors tax).
  • Provide leadership and direction to the Policy Committee.
  • Ensure the end to end correctness of all revenues and costs by applying processes and tools to capture all revenues and the right costs incurred.
  • Manage payments and encashment within the P2P and O2C.
  • Guarantee the compilation of the entity’s financial statements and financial statutory reporting in compliance with all the relevant GAAPs.
  • Ensure timely & correct payment of commissions to the dealers
  • Own, manage and drive the OpCo people change agenda.
  • Develop organisational capability to deliver to future road maps.

Educational Qualifications

  • Tertiary degree in Accounting and Finance or equivalent.
  • Chartered Accountant or Professional qualified accountant.
  • Deliver on data analytics in the short- term.

Experience Requirements

  • Must have: 10+ years financial accounting experience.
  • Must have: 6+ years in a senior management role (concurrent with the above).
  • Must have: Excellent technical accounting skills.
  • Must have: Strategic vision.
  • Must have: Commercial drive.
  • Must have: Relationship building/networking skills.
  • Must have: Problem solving including effective negotiator skills.
  • Preferred: Telco industry experience.
  • Preferred: Knowledge and experience as a Financial Controller for a large, global organisation.

 


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