Finance Manager

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level  Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience  5 Years
  • What we do  Government & ParastatalsOther professional services
  • Qualifications  Bachelors DegreeProfessional Qualification

Job Description

The National Biotechnology Authority (NBA) plays a crucial role in advancing biotechnology in the Zimbabwe, promoting scientific research, and ensuring the safe and responsible use of biotechnology. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, the NBA has established itself as a leading authority in the biotechnology sector.

The National Biotechnology Authority (NBA) is looking for an experienced and dedicated Finance Manager to join their dynamic team. As the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the financial operations of the NBA and related entities.

Your role will involve preparing financial reports, managing budgets, monitoring financial performance, and ensuring compliance with accounting guidelines. This full-time position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of the NBA.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review the weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial and statistical reports provided to executive Heads and other senior management.
  • Prepare month-end accounts, financial reports, forecasts, and budgets for NBA and related entities.
  • Manage the day-to-day financial operations of the NBA and related entities, including accounts payable, cash management, and capital spend.
  • Monitor financial performance versus the annual budget/quarterly forecasts and assist non-financial managers with monitoring their budgets as required.
  • Assist with planning, coordinating, and preparing the NBA’s annual combined budget and quarterly forecasts by working closely with management.
  • Develop and standardize a budget/forecast to actual expense analysis for the various programs within the NBA as required and provide analysis of key monthly/quarterly variances by the NBA.
  • Continuously develop financial information systems and report server reports to support the delivery of budget, forecast, cash data, and other financial analysis to the management team.
  • Assist with the supervision of the Financial Management System along with regular reviews to ensure the system is functioning correctly and providing the appropriate information. Assist with the design, implementation, development, and management of any system changes that are required to support future finance and growth strategies, working closely with the NBA’s IT team.
  • Work with Finance to plan, manage, and coordinate the annual NBA audit.
  • Assist with the preparation of financial reports with reference to relevant prescribed accounting guidelines and ensure the accounting for all NBA entities is kept up to date, accurate, and maintained in good standing.
  • Assist with monitoring the operations and workflow processes of the Finance departments across the NBA to ensure that all duties and responsibilities of the department are carried out in an efficient, accurate, timely, and standardized manner (billing, collection, A/P, etc.) along with implementing NBA finance policies.
  • Assist with ad-hoc presentations, financial analyses, and reporting projects as requested by management.
  • Supervise the Payroll processing.
  • Supervise the Finance department.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Accounting degree/ACCA/CA/CIS.
  • 5 years of proven work experience as Finance manager / Senior Accountant.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency with all other Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Working knowledge of accounting packages and ERP systems such as Pastel evolution.
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS/IPSAS.
  • A committed professional, determined to continuously improve the services provided by the Finance function to the NBA and to ensure consistency and standardized finance-related reporting and processes throughout the NBA.

Interested applicants should submit their applications and detailed curriculum vitae not later than 18 June 2024.

National Biotechnology Authority (NBA)

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