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Senior Finance Manager Full-time Job

2023-02-13 17:31   Accounting and finance   Addis Ababa   105 views
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Job Description

About Frontieri: Frontieri Consult PLC, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with Branch Office in Berlin, Germany, South Sudan (Juba), Kenya and currently targeting Uganda, Rwanda, is one of the leading consulting firms in Ethiopia. The firm was established in 2008 primarily to undertake research and consultancy assignments in a range of development issues commissioned by governmental and non-governmental organizations, and bilateral and multilateral institutions.

Frontieri is a company for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives, and we have gathered competent professionals and work in partnership with scholars across the country and abroad. For further information, please visit our website at: www.frontieri.com

Company culture: Frontieri is a knowledge-based consulting firm, flexible where employees generate satisfaction from the job itself and conducive for professionals.

To realize its vision and mission, Frontieri is now aiming to transform itself and increase its global presence. It’s geared to build a more robust business model in East Africa and beyond that cuts across the traditional modus operandi. To this end, the company would like to appoint a Senior Finance Manager (SFM) at Frontieri.

The Senior Finance Manager is ultimately responsible for the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of the organization’s financial reporting. The SFM helps establish and direct the organization’s financial goals and objectives, its budget, and the financial plan. The SFM has primary responsibility for ensuring that internal control systems are in place, enforced, and reviewed periodically for conformance to accounting and financial standards and applicable regulations.

General Duties and Responsibilities of the SFM :

  • Analyzes financial statements of the Global and country offices. And prepares reports and recommendations to Top Management concerning financial performance.
  • Do an in-depth review of existing processes and reports. As part of that, he/she will get fully familiarized with the Company’s performance & growth drivers to date, as well as current plans and projections.
  • Oversee the company’s fiscal activity, including budgeting, reporting, and auditing.
  • Develops financial organizational strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction and establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.
  • Develops the financial well-being of the organization by providing financial projections and accounting services, preparing growth plans, and directing staff.
  • Identify, acquire, and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information. Evaluate and make suggestions for automating processes and increasing working efficiency.
  • Research revenue opportunities and economic trends, analyze internal operations, and identify areas of cost reduction and process enhancement.
  • Coordinates and perform risk management of the consulting firm through analysis of company liabilities and investments, and evaluate and manage capital structure.
  • Bring creativity and passion to the organization and its services and possess a broad institutional perspective while embracing change and innovation.
  • Manages and oversees the company's banking and borrowing arrangements.
  • Communicates engages and interacts with the CEO, GPO (Global Portfolio Office), and Executive Leadership Team.
  • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company’s plan for growth and expansion
  • Implement policies, procedures, and processes as deemed appropriate by the Top leadership team.
  • Review and give advice on all contracts of a financial nature ensuring appropriate compliances are met.
  • Ensure that Internal and External Audit Recommendations are implemented at the county office and Global office. 
  • Manages the performance of finance team members in all country offices

Job Requirements

Levels of education and Knowledge, skills, and behavioral requirements: -

  • MBA in finance, accounting, or business-related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is a plus.
  • 10- 12 years of relevant work experience in accounting and financial management practices in the consultancy sector and out of this a minimum of 3-5 years of work experience as a Senior Finance Manager or related positions
  • Decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Leadership skills with the ability to delegate, motivate and inspire team members.
  • Excellent organizational and written and verbal communication skills with the ability to collaborate within a cross-functional team environment.
  • Skill in taking initiative, and exercising sound judgment in problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Work experience in the preparation and delivery of training material, sessions, and coaching.
  • Familiar with accounting software such as peach tree, sage, etc
  • Solid IFRS and financial reporting technical skills.
  • Expert Excel skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Skill in strategic planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes to lead teams in building complex models.
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative influence, Conflict Management, and Negotiation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a multicultural environment. 

How to Apply

Candidates who are interested and fulfill the requirements shall submit their applications/motivation letters along with their updated CV via email at career@frontieri.com by mentioning the position title in the subject line. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Deadline for application: February 23, 2023


Feb 23, 2023


Company Description
Frontieri Consult P.L.C