Finance Director Job at G4S Security Services – Zambia – May 2017


Job Reference: G4S/TP/511097/90587
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category:Accounting/Finance/Insurance/Commercial
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Market-Related Package
Location: Lusaka
G4S Region: Africa
Country: Zambia

G4S Business Unit: Zambia
Closing Date: May 28, 2017

Package Description: Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice.

Job Introduction:

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Financial Director coordinates the provision of effective financial support services within the business, in compliance with legislation and Company policies and procedures.

Role Responsibility:

  • Ensure business compliance with Company Financial policies in respect of budget processes.
  • Preparation and timeous submission of the region’s annual budget for Head Office approval, conforming to defined budget guidelines and principles.
  • Maintenance of expenditure within approved levels by ensuring compliance with budgetary control procedures.
  • Ensure business compliance with Company accounting and administrative practices, in conformance with legislation and generally accepted accounting practice.
  • Timeous and accurate processing of decentralised accounting transactions on the G4S ERP system, maintaining accurate and detailed records with supporting source documentation.
  • Management of the regional Accounts Receivable function, implementing effective credit control measures to ensure that cash flow is maximised.
  • Preparation and timeous submission of accurate forecasts of monthly results, facilitating implementation of proactive measures to obviate unacceptable outcomes.
  • Analysis and evaluation of monthly accounts, reviewing actual performance against budget, identifying trends and highlighting variances, providing accurate management information to the Managing Director
  • Effective coordination of litigation, insurance and other claims.
  • Development of the business’ Financial department personnel
  • Effective management of subordinate personnel in terms of Performance Assessment, Skills Development and Career path planning

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (CIMA, ACCA)
  • Minimum 5 years’  Senior management experience in Financial Accounting within a Multinational

We are committed to employing “Africans for Africa” which would give strong preference to local Zambian candidates.

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