Financial Manager- Tanzania

Job description

We’re looking for a high performing Financial Manager to join our exceptional team and support the growth of the local business.

The focus of the Financial Manager role is to ensure compliance with all regulatory, statutory and reporting obligations. Additionally, the incumbent will champion the financial reporting process, playing a crucial role in enabling the team to achieve their reporting and analysis objectives. The Financial Manager will continuously drive process improvements and implement best in class practices that result in maximum time and cost efficiencies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Lead the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements

Preparing and coordinating statutory accounts for the entity

Providing support for budget and forecast activities in related areas.

Liaise with local advisors, bankers and statutory authorities to ensure that we comply with all relevant regulations (including VAT, payroll taxes and corporation tax)

Requirements

Professional skills and experience desired:

Qualified accountant with strong academic background

Commenced career in a big 4 environment with 1-2 years in financial industry

2+ years’ experience in a fast-paced commercial environment.

Good communicator in English, both written and oral

Ability to identify problems, make decisions and act.

Ability to work well in teams and develop strong rapport with senior and executive management

Ability to thrive under tight deadlines and high-pressure situations

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Understanding of mobile payments or other fintech products is desirable