Job Summary

The Chief Finance Officer is responsible for the proper functioning of financial performance and
decision making of the Company by reviewing the Company’s budget plan, monitoring financial
operations and financial management system of the Company

Duties and Responsibilities:

∙ Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization with regard to long-term operational
goals, budgets and forecasts;
∙ Communicate, engage and interact with Board of Directors, CEO, COO and Executive Leadership
∙ Provides insight and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plan of
∙ Directs and oversees all aspects of the Accounting & Finance functions of the organization;
∙ Mentors and develops the accounting and finance team, managing work allocation, systems
training, performance evaluations, and the building of an effective and efficient team dynamic;
∙ Makes sure the company has adequate internal controls;
∙ Collaborates with senior leaders to develop financial strategies and shape the strategies with
overall company strategy;
∙ Provides strategic financial recommendations based on financial analysis, projections, and
revenue/expense analysis;
∙ Develops and oversees effective implementation of Company financial policies and procedures
and ensure relevant government regulations are understood and duly observed by all
∙ Develops and promotes a framework to drive financial acumen and accountability across the


∙ Implements financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting;
∙ Prepares and presents monthly financial budgeting reports including monthly profit and loss by
division, forecast vs. budget by division and weekly cash flow analysis;
∙ Reviews and analyzes monthly financial results and provide recommendations;
∙ Identifies, develops and executes analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new
service offerings;
∙ Develops and maintains monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget;
∙ Oversees the preparation and presentation of financial reports, budgets and projections, and
provides advice for senior management and other managers;
∙ Reviews the general ledger structure, chart of accounts, policies and procedures to enable
financial statement preparation and compliance with all required financial audits;
∙ Establishes efficient workflows and business processes to meet the need of financial information
of multiple internal and external stakeholders;
∙ Defines annual financial performance target, financial indicators, performance targets, and
monitor and evaluate accordingly in collaboration with senior management;
∙ Supervises the accounting department to ensure the proper functioning of all systems,
databases and financial software;
∙ Provides regular maintenance and backup of all accounting systems and supervise company
financial staff;
∙ Oversees the preparation and communication of weekly, monthly and annual financial
∙ Oversee the preparation and timely filing of all local, state and federal tax;
∙ Oversees the month-end close process, constantly reviewing procedures while eliminating
∙ Serves as a key point of contact for external auditors; and manage preparation and support of
all externa clients;
∙ Follows up compliance with tax and other regulatory and prudential requirements and
guidelines and ensure timely and accurate payment of all tax and pension obligations to the
concerned authorities;
∙ Remains current on audit best practices as well as state, federal and local laws regarding
company operations;
∙ Prepares and submits periodic reports to the CEO;
∙ Performs other activities as assigned by the CEO.


Competencies (Skills& abilities)

∙ Leadership skills
∙ Strong Knowledge & skills of managements accounting and financial operations
∙ Outstanding knowledge and understanding of IFRS and Ethiopian tax law
∙ ERP Sage 300 Premium experience and skill

∙ Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
∙ Demonstrated leadership ability and ability to motivate staff
∙ Excellent analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills
∙ Significant experience working with external auditors and internal controls
∙ Attention to details with ability to review own work
∙ Good knowledge of influencing others
∙ Good report writing skill
∙ Analytical and problem-solving skills
∙ Effective verbal and listening communication skills.

Qualification and Experience:

∙ Master’s degree in Accounting, Management, Accounting and Finance, ACCA or related fields
with twelve (12) years of demonstrated experience out of which six (6) years in a managerial
position or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Management, Accounting and Finance or related
fields with twelve (14) years of demonstrated experience out of which seven (7) years in a
managerial position in similar FMCG business com


Job Details

Level : Executive level
Industry : Accounting
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 14 Years
Applications : 3
Locality : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Eligibility : Masters
Company : Kaziweza limite...
Posted By Kaziweza limite... / 07 Jun 2022

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