Africa Based - French Speaking Finance Manager

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Recruiter
Editec
Location
Congo (Democratic Rep.) (CD)
Salary
Salary + benefits
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
15 Nov 2019
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Permanent Job Location: Africa.

The Company

Editec is a successful lottery and sports betting operator, with offerings in over 25 countries across Africa. The company is fast growing, has doubled in size over the last 3 years, and has plans for further expansion. The company is globally recognised as a start-up specialist for gaming operations in emerging markets.

THE ROLE

The Finance Manager will work with the Operations manager in each prospective country and with the guidance of the Financial Controllers based in London. The Finance Manager is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management of the operation, to include the development / execution of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the on-going development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results in a timely manner. This is a unique and high-profile opportunity, working for a company with a clear vision.

THE CANDIDATE
A Qualified Accountant ACCA / CIMA (or equivalent) or QBE or Accounting degree from a reputable university.Reconciliation of profits and preparation of weekly reports to compare it the business activity
Proven track record of managing a finance function in a fast paced and complex environment.
Ideally with some experience of managing a small team.
In charge of profit collections on a daily basis, and so the necessary reporting to other department and be able to create your own collection system for an efficiency and effective results
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French
Sound understanding of French accounting best practice
Strong control to prevent fraud, errors and loss of company's assets and money
Advanced expertise with Tally, or Sage Accounting Software (incl. Data-Import), or other relevant accounting software
At least 3 to 5 years' staff management experience, ideally leading a Finance team within a fast paced and complex business environment
Experience in emerging market environments
Expert Excellent level in in MS Excel with hands on experience on Vlookup, Formulas, Pvot Tables, ..
Good knowledge of retail or gaming industry
Experience in a service / people orientated environment would be particularly advantageous

Desired Skills and Experience

Leading the Finance Department
Working in partnership with the CEO, Group CFO and Controllers in London, to generate financial plans, budget, to develop and implement long term business / funding strategy and cash-flow management
Participate in key decisions as a member of senior operation management team
Assist in formulating the operations future direction and support tactical initiatives
Manage the accounting, legal, tax, and treasury departments as required
Working with the Controller to implement financial management and month ending process.
Partnering with the Controller to develop and lead the company's approach to risk, and fulfil any regulatory requirements and further evolve the financial policies and processes
Preparation and overseeing reconciliation of daily cash transfers and finance reports
Oversee the company's transaction processing systems and ensure transparency of accounts
Understand and mitigate key elements of the operations risk profile
Construct and monitor reliable control systems
Ensure the operation complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors, gaming board and government agencies
Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations
Maintain banking relationships and accounts
Regular field visits to ensure investment has been utilised as intended
Preparation of year-end accounts, and managing the annual audit and filing of statutory accounts with authorities.

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