Jobs at Damco: Finance Manager-Africa/Egypt

Finance Manager
Africa / Egypt / Cairo

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The Finance Manager exercises control and management over accounting, reporting and regulatory requirements in Egypt. The position is also responsible for providing financial advice and support to the management team to enable them to make sound business decisions.

Primary responsibilities:

* Ensure timely, complete and accurate recording of data in the accounting systems, compliant with APMM GAP, supported by adequate documentation.
* Reporting of entity results in HFM with a 100% performance score in completeness, timeliness and data quality
* Ensure that adequate visibility of all items in the PNL and Balance Sheet is provided to the Country Manager and deliver necessary management reports and analysis.
* Ensure a strong control environment
* Enforce credit policy and as a minimum weekly carry out follow-up of outstandings, ensuring no overdues over 45 days
* Ensure complete local regulatory compliance relating to tax, legal and transfer pricing matters.
* Carry out cost projections at required intervals for Budget/Estimates, including assessment of cost reduction opportunities
* Timely performance of statutory/tax audits
* Management of working capital
* Manage yearly budgeting and quarterly estimate processes.
* Maintain relationships with banks, auditors, lawyers and tax consultants.
* Train and develop finance staff
* Optimization of processes and controls

Position Specifications

* Certified professional accounting (CPA) education
* Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in the fields of finance& accounting, with 2 years’ experience as Manager
* Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Arabic

Technical Skills:

* Knowledge of IFRS and local Egyptian GAAP
* Experience in SAP
* Excellent knowledge of local tax regulations.
* Excellent understanding of the logistics business.

Development Opportunities:

* Managing staff located in different locations and development of leadership skills.
* Being part of the company senior management and decision making team.
* Engagement with a multi-cultural and multinational leadership team in the country, region and center.
* Further development of industry knowledge and communication skills in an international and growing organization

Contact information:

Amira El Bahrawy

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