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Job Title: Finance Manager
Company: Regional Microcredit Company
                                              
Date: February 2023
Apply by: ASAP

                           

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:
The Finance Manager will be responsible for leading the finance, accounting and administrative functions of a fast-growing multinational SME lending fintech in Sierra Leone. The Finance Manager will work in conjunction with the Chief Executive Officer to ensure the flawless execution and financial success of the fintech’s unique business and operating model.


Primary job responsibilities of Finance Manager would include:
1. Management of all company financial records and statements
2. Budgeting – prepare budgets and ensure expenditure in line with budget
3. Cash flow management and cashflow forecasting
4. Loan book management – ensure maintenance of a healthy loan book and ensure non-performing loans are minimized
5. Tax & compliance – ensure compliance all regulatory bodies including the Revenue authority and Central Bank
6. Asset management – ensure company assets are accounted for and used judiciously
7. Frugal operational expense management
8. Formulate financial policies for the company and ensure procedures are followed
9. Payroll and Human Resource Management
10. Manage relationships between company and external parties (regulators, suppliers)
11. Company reputational management – oversee relationship between officers and customers, ensuring professionalism at all times

 

Qualifications:
• Degree or Post Graduate Qualification in Accounting or Finance
• At least 5 years of work experience in the Accounting and/or Finance industry
• Must have completed, or be in final years of completing, your Certified Public Accounting (CPA) designation
• Strong analytical background, with exceptional competence in financial modelling tools such as excel
• Deep knowledge of accounting
• Highly organized self-starter with grit, determination and passion for hard work
• Fast and willing learner who is adaptable to a unique SME lending model
• Strong people management capabilities
• Capacity and stamina for continuous days of long hours of both general management and occasional field work
• Resilient and remains calm and deliberate under conditions of stress
• Well-networked in the financial sector in Sierra Leone
• Has a personal commitment to organizational excellence; displays honesty, integrity, and
a strong sense of ethics in all decision and actions.

 

 

​TO APPLY

Interested candidates, please submit your CVs as soon as possible to customer-relations@jobsearchsl.com. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on a first come first served basis.

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