Financial Accounting Superintendent


Aldelia is recruiting a Financial Accounting Superintendent, to be based in Cabo Delgado, Nampula and Tete, Mozambique
  • This position, whilst working closely with the Finance & Admin Manager, will play a crucial role in the development and maintenance of the financial accounting functions. This includes supervising a team of financial accounting and payroll personnel. Whilst overseeing the day to day financial accounting functions, the incumbent will be required to ensure that all functions are carried out in accordance with current policies and procedures as well as complying with all relevant statutory requirements. As a senior member of the finance team, this role requires regular dealings with various external and internal parties. Accordingly, the candidate should have proven communication skills and negotiation experience in challenging and dynamic environments. Furthermore, the individual requires strong professional skills, coupled with sound commercial acumen
  • Working in conjunction with the Finance Manager to ensure that:
  • Financial systems are implemented to provide timely, accurate and relevant information for end users
  • Strong working relationships are developed with end users such that their information requirements are clearly understood and implemented
  • All month-end accounting procedures are completed and that month-end close-off and reporting is achieved within close-off deadlines
  • Appropriate internal controls are implemented commensurate with the operating environment
  • Oversee the payroll and compliance/taxation functions to ensure that all statutory requirements are met on a timely basis
  • Support site-based management accounting, capital projects and cash book functions
  • Co-ordinate the external and internal audit process. Undertake all treasury functions including monthly cash forecasting and reporting
  • Build a cohesive and effective finance team within the company. Ensuring that the team have the necessary skills and experience to support the business requirements
  • Managing and directing the activities of the team to ensure business objectives are met
  • Build and promote a cohesive team to ensure employee job satisfaction and skill enhancement opportunities
  • Organize team member's individual development programs as part of the teams overall skills matrix requirement and performance objectives
  • Positively contribute, through strong leadership, and adherence to the company's Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
  • Undergraduate degree in accounting/finance or related field
  • Postgraduate qualifications desirable (eg.CA, ACCA, CPA, MBA)
  • Minimum 10 Year relevant financial experience
  • A strong supervisory background with proven ability to train and mentor staff
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize work, and be able to meet tight deadlines, without compromising on attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders
  • High degree of computer literacy
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft application software (Excel advanced skills a must)
  • Experience in the following systems (will be highly regarded, but is not essential):
  • Syspro 7
  • Sage People 300
  • Orb Fusion
  • Pragma Onkey
  • QlikView
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Submit your CV to with the Subject line “Financial Accounting Superintendent”
  • If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the above closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful
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  • Entity Aldelia
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  • Published 30.08.2018
  • Expires 30.09.2018
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