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TITLE                              :  Financial Manager – Tanzania

LOCATION                       :  &Beyond Arusha office – Arusha, Tanzania

SEND APPLICATION          :  recruitment.tanzania@andbeyond.com

DEADLINE:                       : 15th December, 2019

 

 

&Beyond is built, almost entirely, on the strength of remarkable people who give passionately to their roles, work tirelessly, and have the guest experience at the core of their focus daily and care of the sustainability of our communities and environment. Every single ‘&Beyonder’ makes a huge difference to our success and our contribution to the world, regardless of their role or function. For this reason we choose ‘&Beyonders’ very carefully – they are the strength and the future of this company.

 

 

Listed below are the requirements for this position.

 

CHARACTERISTICS

 

Hands-on, self-driven and motivated

Organised and results oriented

Excellent problem solving skills

Comfortable in dealing with and tolerant of diverse cultures, languages and environments

Highly numerate and accurate, with an eye for detail on numbers and analysis of financial results

Highly ethical and integrous with the ability to be principled when necessary

Be open to and adapt to the very specific &Beyond culture of tolerance across the regions we operate

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Finance reporting function for all business units

    • balance sheet reconciliations & process monthly journals
    • monthly management account reporting for regional business units and variance analysis
    • quarterly forecasts, annual budgets and high level forecasts
    • Treasury management and cashflow forecasting
    • Fixed asset register maintenance
    • Debtors age analysis and bad debt provision
    • Revaluation and authorisation of all bank reconciliations
    • Review and approval of payment obligations (creditors)

Maintain commercial focus through preparation & review of detailed budgets, forecasts and input into management decisions

Investigate and report variances and implement controls to reduce variances where relevant.

Plan, direct and coordinate the responsibilities of subordinates to ensure they are performing in line with expectations, including regular lodge visits

Manage External Audit and field queries with Audit Team

Co-ordinate regional annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting

Completion and submission of relevant tax returns, including VAT, Income Tax, PAYE and Withholding Tax

Maintain procedures for custody and control of assets and records in order to ensure safekeeping

Establish and maintain relationships with internal customers and provide assistance when problems may be encountered

Monthly preparation of Arusha payroll and reviewing regional payroll

 

 

AD HOC TASKS

 

Consider review and support investment and commercial opportunities that arise from time to time

Ad hoc projects as required from time to time

 

 

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE

 

Qualified Chartered Accountant

Must be proficient with MS Office Packages and be able to demonstrate superior MS Excel abilities

Experience in Accpac or Tourplan a plus

Must be able to work in a challenging environment

East African Tax & Accounting experience an advantage

International experience is a plus

Luxury lodge and / or Touring finance experience an advantage

Willing to relocate to Arusha

Willing to travel from Arusha to the Tanzania based lodges

 

 

SKILLS REQUIRED

 

Must be highly numerate in financial reporting, internal controls, taxation, relationships with key stakeholders and problem solving.

Strong Commercial focus

Able to prioritise and balance Commercial and technical financial requirements

The ability to generate and maintain a positive momentum and focus.

Consistently maintaining a high productivity level whilst demonstrating drive, stamina and the capacity to work hard.

Maintains ethical and professional norms in all activities and including a willingness to develop oneself further.

Able to coach and facilitate the development of others’ knowledge and skills, providing timely feedback and guidance to help them reach goals

High emotional intelligence to be able to balance the highly driven work ethic that is in place coupled with a sense of ‘fun’ and enjoying work daily

 

 

Vivienne Mtei | HR Manager | &BEYOND | Vivien…@andbeyond.com | T +255746814000 | D +255 746 814 227 | Tanzania | www.andBeyond.com

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