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FINANCE MANAGER

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Title: Finance Manager
Date of Publication: 13th July, 2016
Source: ECOM AGROTRADE LTD.

GENERAL WORK DESCRIPTION:

This position will play a key role in providing a range of finance support activities for Ecom WAF. This will include supporting budgeting processes, review and analyze financial performance, and coordinate in the execution of the forecast cycle used to monitor and project business performance. This position is also a contributor for driving harmonization and improvement in management reporting, planning, and analysis processes for area of assignment. Work will focus initially on Ghana where we have the largest staff contingent.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Managing the review of monthly variance analysis functions and activities related to financial statements and budgets, providing direction and ensuring appropriate resolution of variances
 Timely completion of COGNOS ie. managing the accurate and timely delivery of financial reporting data including the preparation of budgets, forecasts, monthly/quarterly/annual financial reports, cash flow forecasts, and the analysis of the WAF progress in meeting its profitability goals
 Review various daily and weekly report for submission to all levels
 Establishing and fostering partnerships with management across the organization for the purpose of maintaining data integrity and supporting fact based decisions in an effort to drive profitability through the organization

EDUCATION, PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE, AND SPECIALIZED SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or other related major with sufficient accounting credits.
 MBA and/or ICA/ACCA is a plus.
 Minimum of 5 years of applicable, well-rounded experience in accounting/finance with a minimum of 2 years in a supervisory/managerial capacity
 Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
 Ability to support and interact with Business unit lea
 Ability to support and interact with Business unit leadership and corporate departments; successfully manage teams/clients through change.
 Be proficient with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint.
 Be familiar with working in a computerized accounting environment; Saga experience is a plus.
 Must be a proactive team player and problem solver with attention to detail; deadline-oriented and well-organized; forward thinker.
 Demonstrate flexibility while delivering clear results in a fast-paced environment

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

Agro Ecom is the leading private licensed cocoa company in Ghana. The company impacts the livelihoods of over 2,500 cocoa growing communities and more than 120,000 smallholder cocoa farmers. Our West Africa Regional Office is based in Accra. Our Ghana head office in Kumasi. We have approximately 400 staff working for Ecom in Ghana, 75 in Ivory Coast and 35 in Nigeria.

Application process

Interested candidates should email their CV to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (quoting the job title in the subject line). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
NOTICE: The statements herein are intended to give a broad description of this job function and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

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