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Finance Manager job at Grant Thornton

About the Organization

Grant Thornton LLP is the American member firm of Grant Thornton International, the seventh largest accounting network in the world by combined fee income. Grant Thornton LLP is the sixth largest U.S. accounting and advisory organization.

Job Description

The overall purpose of this job is to provide leadership and direction of the finance department. Provide Technical, strategic leadership and guidance to the business and manage all financial aspects of the company operations and the flow of financial information to management, the board and external stakeholders.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategies for the management of all relevant areas of Finance to ensure adherence to the overall business objectives.

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of the company budget to ensure prudent allocation and efficient utilization of resources company wide.

  • Develop and maintain an accurate, timely and effective financial reporting system to ensure compliance with statutory reporting requirements and deadlines.

  • Prepare and submit timely management financial reports to senior management and the Board and provided such explanations and insights to allow them make informed decisions.

  • Drive the implementation of finance improvement initiatives as well as lead the move to best practice to enhance process efficiency and quality of outputs.

  • Maintain an effective and sound Cost Accounting System under the Company’s MIS

  • Periodically review all costs and pricing updates in the accounting system, ensure prices of all products/ services are updated in accordance with Company policies & procedures

  • Lead, motivate, train, coach the finance team to deliver on the overall strategy

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.

  • Master’s in Business Administration required

  • Accounting professional certification such as (ACCA, CPA) is a must

  • Minimum 8 years experience with 3 years in a managerial position in a busy and reputable entity.

  • Extensive experience in costing, budgeting and planning, ability to define the departmental and organisational plans

  • Experience of a manufacturing set up is an added advantage.

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