Finance Manager

Job Status: Interviews
Estimated Salary

Expiration date: 10 May 2024

Date Posted

03 May 2024

Expiration date

10 May 2024

Offered Salary (month)



5 year exp


Senior Level

A senior managerial position has arisen in a key Manufacturing Organisation based in Harare reporting to the General Manager


Purpose of the Job

The incumbent manages the company’s financial resources and activities in a manner that ensures profitability, solvency, going concern and growth. The Finance Manager, is authorized to implement all necessary actions to ensure achievement of the objectives of effective accounting principles.


Key Performance Areas

  • Financial and business strategy formulation and implementation
  • Financial Objectives setting and management
  • Source funding (working capital) for the Business long and short term requirements
  • Effective working capital management across the Group’s entities.
  • Oversee production of monthly finance reports, budgets and annual financial statements for the Group and its SBUs.
  • Effectively discharge Company secretarial duties for the Group and its SBUs
  • Produce and review financial forecasts of the Group and its Business units, ensuring accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Maintain adequate governance through appropriate controls, back up procedures and regular testing of protocols
  • Manage operating expenses in liaison with Business Units Accountants
  • Manage and safeguard company assets for the Group and its Business units
  • Ensure compliance with the Group Authority Limit Matrix for all finance related transactions
  • Ensure effective and efficient Information Technology infrastructure in all the Business units
  • Financial skills / talent identification, training & development, motivation and succession planning.
  • Perform performance management, through Balance score card application and performance evaluation.
  • Manage and facilitate all aspects of team forums
  • Regularly review, update and recommend changes to processes and procedures within GL and Cashbook section.
  • Create and maintain business relationship with key stakeholders in financial institutions, customers and suppliers.





  • Must possess experience in implementing financial strategies, company secretarial, tax planning, preparation and reviewing of financial statements and cost management.
  • Must have experience liaising with regulatory bodies, government agencies and other compliance-oriented entities;
  • Must have experience in creating and defining new operational models and procedures, and explaining complex problems or situations;
  • Must have excellent communication and Interpersonal skills;
  • Must have excellent process evaluation and analysis skills;
  • Must have an understanding of the various finance and management related legislations (IFRS, IAS);




  • Minimum B.Com Accounting, Bachelor of Accountancy, Business Studies or B.Sc. Economic Degree or equivalent;
  • Professional qualification such as full CIS, CA, ACCA or CIMA;
  • A holder of a postgraduate degree such as MBA, MBL, M.Sc. Economics or equivalent will have an added advantage;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ similar work experience, 3 years of which should have been at a senior managerial level in Auditing or Financial Services environment;
  • Registered with a professional accounting 

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