Finance Manager

At Digital Girl Africa, we are looking for a Finance Manager who will be a key member of our team. The Finance Manager will be responsible for the financial planning and analysis of the company. This position will work closely with the CEO and other members of the executive team to develop and execute the company’s financial strategy. The Finance Manager will also be responsible for overseeing the accounting and finance team.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong background in financial planning and analysis, as well as experience leading a team. The candidate should also be a quick learner and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with banks, investors, and other financial institutions.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports detailing financial performance and forecasting future trends.

  • Oversee the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures.

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.

  • Manage the budgeting and forecasting process.

  • Develop and manage financial models to support decision-making.

  • Identify cost-saving opportunities and implement process improvements.

  • Lead and develop a team of finance professionals.

  • Provide training and mentorship to junior staff.

  • Stay abreast of developments in the field of finance and accounting..

  • Perform ad hoc analysis as needed.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, or related field.

  • 3+ years experience in financial management, with at least 1 year in a supervisory role.

  • Proven track record of successful financial planning and analysis.

  • Strong understanding of GAAP and financial reporting regulations.

  • Advanced Excel skills, including proficiency with financial modeling.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

30 November 2022