Finance Manager

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Paratus Zambia is looking for a Finance Manager based in Lusaka.

Job Overview:

To provide a full financial and management accounting service to the Company and to plan, direct and coordinate the organisation’s financial strategy in conjunction with the Executive Management Team.

  • Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Collating, preparing, and interpreting reports, budgets, accounts, commentaries, and financial statements
  • Undertaking strategic analysis and assisting with strategic planning
  • Undertaking research into factors affecting performance
  • Controlling income, cash flow and expenditure
  • Managing budgets
  • Developing and managing financial systems/models
  • Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met
  • Liaising with managerial staff and other colleagues
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained
  • Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken
  • Maintain the financial health of the organization
  • Calculation and submission of Corporate and Provisional taxes
  • Ensure compliance with tax acts
  • Ensure successful completion of due diligence

Skills, Competencies & Attributes:

  • Ability to think strategically to ensure operational excellence
  • Able to bring a strong vision of development, continuous improvement, and growth for In Control
  • Excellent organisational, team management and communication skills
  • Ability to coach and develop employees and delegate accountability to encourage staff responsibility and engagement. Strong networking and interpersonal skills.
  • Good Analytical and Problem-solving skills
  • Assertive and Proactive

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Accounting or ACCA /CIMA
  • 2-3 years of working experience in producing management accounts for large corporate
  • Experience in VAT, employees’ tax, import duties, corporate tax, Provisional tax, WHT, Excise duty
  • Advanced MS Excel & Word
  • Telecoms industry experience is an advantage
  • Accurate, self-motivated, and disciplined
  • Registered member of ZICA
Application deadline
31 Mar 15:00
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Paratus Telecommunications (Pty) Ltd
Telecoms & IT
Networking & Security
Data centre
Paratus Zambia is part of the Paratus Group, a Pan-African network operator. Paratus Zambia provides quality communications services to the Zambian corporate sector and has invested in building its own network, which extends to all major industrial and commercial centres throughout the country and many additional international ‘points-of-presence’ (PoPs) across the African continent. Paratus Zambia not only offers sophisticated and unrivalled integrated network services, which are backed by personalised 24/7 service but also boasts the largest roll-out of SD-WAN in Zambia to date and owns the second largest microwave connection network in the country. Based in Lusaka, Paratus Zambia thinks big and believes passionately in the potential of Africa. The company is investing in infrastructure and in delivering unlimited reliable and affordable connectivity which, in turn, will help unlock Africa’s potential.