Zola Electric is recruiting for fulltime Country Finance Manager.
Zola Electric is the world’s first massively scalable off-grid electric company. It exists to provide affordable and reliable energy to communities that currently lack such power. The company utilizes distributed renewable energy to sell power as a service to customers who suffer from an expensive grid, an unreliable grid, or have no electrical grid access at all. We provide 24/7 clean energy to anyone, anywhere. Our aim is to deliver a complete technical, operational and financial model that makes incredibly high quality renewable electrical services affordable to millions of homes.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Country Finance Manager
To manage the operational financial functions of the country to minimise financial risks and manage the sustainability of operations in the country.
Participate in strategic meetings to develop and implement Finance strategy for the country, taking into account country interests, relevant regulation, corporate standards and guidelines
Develop implementation plan of Financial Strategy in collaboration with the team and monitor implementation therein
Budget Management and Cash Flow Management activities; including periodic cash flow projections, devising and implementation of policies and procedures, payment approval processes, providing guidance to management to optimize expenditure etc.
Ownership of Country Financial Statements: Overall accountability for postings to the country financial ledgers. Reviewer and approver of periodic expenditure reports, monthly reconciliations and annual financial statements.
General administration of Financial Management, including management and maintenance of an effective document management system and ensuring that all operating permits are in place
Inventory and Fixed Asset Management: Periodic verification of stock counts, writing-off of stock losses, management of asset register and ensuring that an active insurance policy secures assets
Risk Management: Devising and implementing periodic financial and operational risk assessments and internal audits to ensure that risks are properly managed
Budget Management: Responsible for developing and monitoring annual departmental budgets, assessment of budget variance and authorize expenses
Stakeholder Management: Actively participate in periodic meetings, provide operational updates to country MD, provide financial advice to country MD/heads of departments and maintaining working relationships with relevant authorities especially Revenue Authority
People Management: Responsible for leading the recruitment, managing learning & development and managing performance reviews of own team members
Min Required Experience:
Relevant post-graduation qualification CA, CPA, or Bachelor’s Degree in Finance.
5+ years financial management experience
Knowledge of financial management principles
Knowledge of financial systems
Understanding of the local business environment
Knowledge of the relevant financial legislation pertaining to the country
Strategic planning skills
People management skills
Risk management skills
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Use link to apply online
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