Job Description

Finance Manager




Expires on 23 March, 2022

Job Detail


Our client in the construction industry is currently seeking to recruit a dynamic Finance Manager who will report to the Managing Director.


To produce and analyse monthly/quarterly/annual management accounts, and ensure timely reporting to management on variances from the established budget, and the reasons for those variances.
To ensure the accuracy of accounting records, reports and analyses through a system of controls and procedures in accordance with corporate policies, government regulation and good accounting practices.
Is responsible of reviewing, updating and implementing existing internal accounting systems and recommending new systems and controls.
To identify, investigate and analyse potential operational improvements.
To participate in the preparation of presentations and support materials for Senior Management team.
To implement/recommend strategies with regards to Finance and investment.
To prepare timely annual budgets and forecasts and ad-hoc reports as required.
To overview the General Ledger, set up new accounts and cost centres as and when required.

To proactively identify key business issues and drivers and develop substantive analysis to support recommendations.
To analyse financial performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against Budgets and Forecast.
To design and develop complex financial models, key analytics and ad-hoc analyses.

To conduct one to one coaching sessions with subordinates and continuously develop all employees through talent management system.
To make himself/herself available for one to one coaching sessions with his/her direct supervisor.
To carry out regular performance appraisals of his/her subordinates and provide objective feedback to subordinates.
To encourage on the job training and development at all level.
To identify training needs of subordinates and liaise with HR for training.
To provide leadership and supervision for reporting staff to be able to meet company deliverables.
To be responsible for leading and maintaining team work and team spirit in the department.
To participate in interviews, selection and recruitment of new personnel for the department.

To liaise with Site Representatives, Accounts Payable team and Accounts Receivables team for cash flow forecast.
To coordinate with all levels in the hierarchy on long term and multiple projects simultaneously.
To ensure prompt response to sites/business unit representatives for general ledger/accounts payable related queries.

To assist in reviewing cheques and telegraphic payments prior to sending for approval and signatures.
To supervise the preparation of bank guarantees and coordination with Estimating Department as well as bank for required template/wordings.
To liaise with the Human Resources Department for the renewal and cancellation of the bank guarantees for expatriates.
To prepare, assess and comment on annual general insurance renewal and ensure optimum sum insured values are considered.
To supervise the preparation and submission ledger listings to respective sites.

To ensure participation of Finance team in monthly/quarterly/yearly stock take activities.
To review monthly stock reconciliations and bring to management attention the discrepancies.
To review with operational team the computation of stock depreciation provision and ensure adequacy of such provision.
To review and maintain fixed assets register.

To plan, coordinate and respond to external/internal audit, and tax queries.
To abide to International Financial Reporting Standards and Mauritian Companies Act requirements.
To ensure that all statutory returns are performed and filed on time and accurately.

To ensure Company procedures and policies are strictly adhered to by all team members.
To abide to Company's Code of Conduct.
To safeguard confidential information and observe the rule of discretion and confidentiality at all times.
To instil a culture of continuous improvement.
To uphold the Company's interests, image and reputation.
To treat everyone in the company with due respect and in a fair manner.
To ensure that the teamwork spirit prevails and that all team members are able to contribute to the organisation to their full potential.
Performs any other cognate duties as may be assignedby Management.

what you need to know


Degree holder with ACCA or related equivalent qualifications.
Preferably 10 years of experience in a similar position and experience in the construction industry.
High level of commitment.
Good team player.
Reporting, interpersonal and supervisory skills.
Customer Focus.
Cost Conscious.
Attention to detail.
Good planning and orgainsational skills.
Effective communication skills.
Good decision maker.
Solution driven.
Ability to resolve conflicts.
Ability to meet deadlines.
High sense of professionalism and ethics.
Strong leadership skills.

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21 February