New Fairmount Hotel in Livingstone, Zambia are looking for an experienced and qualified Financial Controller accredited by the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants to report directly to our Senior Executives and Management.
Job Title: Financial Controller
Reports to: Senior Executives & Senior Management
Reporting directly to the Senior Executives and Senior Management Team, the overall purpose of the position is to ensure availability of operating funds within the Business unit. To ensure maintenance and implementation of adequate internal controls in line with company policies/procedures and relevant laws. To coordinate the finance function activities and maintain cooperative working relationships with stakeholders. To maintain proper accounting records which disclose with reasonable accuracy the financial performance and position at any time. To coordinate the preparation of the consolidated Business unit budget and to monitor and control its implementation.
Qualification, Experience and Competencies:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and/or a Higher Diploma in Accountancy / Finance related subject.
Masters Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance is an added advantage.
Minimum of 5 years senior Financial Controller experience ideally in hospitality
Must be a prominent member of ZICA
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:
Knowledge of accounting, International Financial Reporting Standards, the budgeting process and budgeting principles and practices.
Knowledge of Company policies and procedures and relevant laws such as the Public Finance management Act and Public Procurement Act.
Knowledge of the Financial Management System and should be familiar with the various implemented business information systems and interface points in the company.
A good understanding of business operations of the Company.
Good written and verbal communication.
Highly proficient in Microsoft office applications such as Excel, Word, and Power Point.
Commitment to continuous learning and keeping abreast with the latest Financial Reporting Standards, technological developments, business, and economic trends. Listening, coaching and counselling skills.
Ability to competently perform detailed statistical analysi
Ability to interpret financial data contained in reports & ledgers.