Job Title: Finance Manager                                                                                                    
Date: 21 May 2016
 

ASA Microfinance (Sierra Leone) Limited is a registered company limited by shares and a subsidiary of ASA INTERNATIONAL (ASAI), Mauritius. ASAI(www.asa-international) was established in 2007 – with the mission to establish green-field microfinance institutions in densely populated countries in Asia and Africa. ASA International strongly believes that sustainable and profitable business models can be created when focusing on the very poor and can be located in challenging operating environments. In doing so, ASAI is replicating the most cost effective and scalable model developed in ASA, Bangladesh for its sustainability. Starting operation in Sierra Leone is one of its commitments to help poor people in Africa. To better manage its business and to achieve its goal ASA Microfinance (Sierra Leone) Ltd. is seeking applications from Sierra Leoneans for a Finance Manager.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annual financial statements which consist all financial statements in compliance withtherequirements of local regulatory bodies and group management within the deadline.

  • Prepare annual budget for operation and monitor and control the cost in accordance with budgetMonitoring cash/ bank payment daily basis

  • Check and verify daily expenses and make sure the proper accounting entry as par IAS/IFRS.

  • Ensure smooth fund movement from /to different unit offices/branches and effective record of the transactions at both Head Office and Branch level.

  • Liaison with Central Bank and revenue offices for better compliance

  • Liaison with servicing banks for proper fund management

  • Liaison with parent company for day to day requirements

  • Supervise department and manage the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner

  • Train field staff for smooth record keeping at unit level

  • Coordinates work relating to both internal and external audits in the periodic review of the company financial records.

  • Ensure proper tax planning and compliance according with the requirement of tax law of the country.

  • Provide support, service and advise in all finance matters to CEO.

  • Other accounting works such as bank reconciliation, journal entry and internal control in terms of payment.

 

Job Nature: Full-time

 

Location: Head Office/Freetown

 

Salary: Negotiable

 

Educational Requirements: MBA/ Masters in Accounting/ Finance with ACCA/ CIMA/ ACA/ ACMA

 

Experience Requirements: At least 4 year(s)


The applicants would be given preference if they have experience in the following area(s):

  • Knowledge in preparing the financial reports of financial institutions.

  • Experience to work in an institution having operation with branch network.

 

Additional Job Requirements

  • Should have good communication skill.

  • Sound knowledge on Computer Application

  • Should be sincere, polite, dynamic, hard working & willing to work under pressure

 

Submission of application

Interested applicants can send their application and CV (Microsoft Word) with contact number and email ID to monerul.bd@asa-international.com & shossain@asa-international.com on or before 15th June 2016. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.