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Superior Milling Company Limited

Superior Milling Company Limited (SMC) is one of the leading commercial Maize milling companies in Zambia. SMC is a subsidiary of Industrial Development Corporation Limited, a state-owned enterprise, who have a 76% controlling equity interest. The company’s vision is to be the preferred producer of agro-products in Zambia.  SMC operates its Two (2) Maize milling plants situate in Chinika Industrial Area, Lusaka; and serves customers nationwide.

The Company now seeks to recruit the services of a Finance Manager and Company Secretary

1.       FINANCE MANAGER

Duties and responsibilities

The Finance Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Finance & Accounting function. He/she will develop finance strategy and performance metrics aligned to that strategy; and the ongoing design and review of control systems designed to preserve SMC assets and integrity of financial reporting. The key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Financial management: Budgeting & forecasting, budgetary control; strategic financial planning &          financial reporting; Fund mobilization and capital management; and group reporting.
  • Finance strategy: capital allocation and performance measurement.
  • Treasury and cash management.
  • Risk management: financial risk management; periodic risk-self assessments.
  • Compliance: Tax and legal compliance.
  • Control environment: Review and design of internal control systems.
  • Stakeholder relationships: Board, bankers; external auditors; and internal business partners.

Qualifications and experience

  • Degree in Accounting & Finance or related field; and ACCA; CGMA or CA.
  •   MBA degree will be an added advantage.
  • Paid up member of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a senior finance & accounting role.

Skills

  •  Financial acumen and analytical skills
  •  Excellent communication skills.
  •  Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.

2. COMPANY SECRETARY

Duties and responsibilities

The Company Secretary primary role is to provide support to the Company’s Board of Directors and Management in ensuring compliance with laws and regulations. The following are the key duties and responsibilities:

  • Good corporate governance: Ensures the company complies with laws and regulatory requirements; Advising directors and senior management on corporate governance matters.
  • Board support and shareholder relations: Develop Board agenda is developed in a timely manner; Drafting and maintaining minutes of the Board meetings; Providing legal, financial and/or strategic advice during and outside of meetings; Coordinating, organizing and attending Board and Shareholder’s meetings.
  • Regulatory compliance: Ensuring timely filing of statutory returns; Meeting statutory reporting/filing requirements in accordance with relevant laws and regulations; and keeping all directors informed of changes in legislation affecting the operations of the company.
  • Record management: Maintaining statutory registers and custodian of the Company seal.
  • Implementation of Directives: In conjunction with the General Manager and other senior management, carrying out the instructions of the Board and giving practical effect to the decisions of the Board.

Qualifications and experience

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate
  • LLB degree
  • An advocate of the High Court
  • A minimum of Three (3) years of relevant experience.

Skills

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates meeting the above-mentioned requirements should send their job application, curriculum vitae and supporting documents as a single document by email to: [email protected]. No hard copies will be accepted.

The closing date for receiving all applications is 10 July 2024.

Please note that ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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