Finance Manager

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Investment Services Limited PART OF ATLSMARA

Designation : Finance Manager –  (3H.17)

Reporting Line : Head of ABC Investment Services Limited t/a ABC Asset Management Company

Location:  Lusaka

Job Purpose  : The role holder will oversee all accounting, financial reporting, finance operations and statutory audits. To ensure that the Head of Investment Services Limited, Investment Committee, Board, regulator and all other stakeholders have accurate, timely and relevant information on financial accounts and governance matters.. Ensure effective internal control and governance environment within the organization.

Key Outputs & Responsibilities: –

1.   Financial accounting and Reporting

  • To oversee financial transaction processing and reconciliations within the organization, ensuring that robust controls are in operation and workloads are managed effectively.
  • To support the Head of ABC Investment Services Limited with cashflow forecasting models that support the business’ strategic plans.
  • To ensure proper management reporting and reforecasting of controlled budgets, and participate in budgeting and financial management at departmental level as required.

2.   Financial Control

  • To regularly evaluate the operation of processes and controls, and discuss with budget holders to evaluate performance.
  • To lead on compliance with the financial procedures manual, ensuring that all procedures and policies are business focused and communicated effectively
  • To collaborate with the team members to ensure new income generation initiatives incorporate sound financial controls and efficient processes whilst meeting business need.

3.  Engagement with key internal and external stakeholders

  • To lead on annual statutory requirements, agreeing timetables and responsibilities with all involved, with the primary focus of achieving clean audits.
  • To review tax returns, providing guidance as required
  • To provide pro-active taxation advice throughout the business, focusing on fully tax compliance.

4.   Internal Controls

  • Contribute towards ensuring the business is in compliance with various internal policies and procedures; and external regulation such as the Securities Act and the Companies Act.
  • Ensure finance procedures and processes are in line with the Finance manual.
  • Work with internal audit to ensure that the risk-based audit approach taken is not susceptible to gaps in the risk management process.

5.    Strategic Input

  • Provide ongoing advise to the business on the financial implications of strategies (e.g. proposed products) so that they understand the financial impact of their activities.

6.   Effective teamwork, self-management and alignment with group values

  • Working with other team members to develop investment plans for clients.
  • Plan and manage own workflow, anticipating obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames and according to quality standards
  • Promote a co-operative climate in working with others to achieve collective goals.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits including English and Mathematics
  • Degree in Accountancy, CA Zambia, ACCA or CIMA
  • Certification in Investment Advisory and Stockbrokerage Course
  • Highly Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Power point Applications
  • Must meet “fit and proper” requirements of a Compliance Officer as prescribed by local regulators.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in similar role.

Interested applicants who meet the job requirements should e-mail their CV’s to [email protected]. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Ensure to include the job applied for in the subject field.

Closing date: Friday, 31st May, 2024.


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