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Financial Director - Ghana

  • Ad Placed : 09 Dec 2019 20:00:09 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
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  • Region : Africa
  • Company : Boardroom Appointments

Our client based in Ghana is looking for a Financial Director to support the Managing Director in the formulation and execution of strategy as well as to take accountability for the operating company's financial health by planning, analysing, advising and reporting on financial strengths and weaknesses to improve financial performance, alignment to financial governance and the units risk profile.

Education and Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 with relevant qualification
  • 5 to 10 years’ experience in FMCG
  • Must be able to manage profit and losses
  • 8 to 10 years' experience in a similar environment, of which 3 - 4 years' at senior management level
  • CA (SA) qualification


  • Ability to make Financial Analysis and Decisions
  • Understanding existing and emerging financial management best practices
  • Financial/Budget Management
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Governance, risk and control
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • Management reporting at all levels
  • Budgeting and Cost Management
  • Commercial Knowledge
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Reporting
  • People Management and Development skills


  • Ensure daily, weekly, monthly reporting is submitted accurately and on time
  • Cash management
  • Debtors management
  • Monthly GL reconciliations
  • Creditors management
  • Ensure adherence to Legal and Statutory requirements
  • Develop, implement and ensure compliance with the Group's financial processes, policies and disciplines
  • Continuous improvement of internal financial and operational processes
  • Maintain sound corporate governance within the organization
  • Assist the Managing Director with managing the company's specific business risks
  • Update of costing models
  • Manage all IT requirements and continuous improvement of internal systems
  • Provide Strategic direction to the business
  • Key team member in the implementation and monitoring of company's strategic plan
  • Manage and enhance all relevant result indicators with a specific focus on:
  • Return on Invested Capital
  • Working Capital
  • Net Debt
  • Operating Margin and other relevant measurements and indicators
  • Enhance Management Reporting
  • Ensuring good results to internal and external audits
  • Monitor internal controls: Financial and Operational  
  • Play a key role in strategy, analysis and forecasting
  • Assist in preparation of tender costings
  • Prepare annual budgets and strategic plans

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