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Finance Manager


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Haile & Alem International (HAI)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 



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Full time

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Job Description:

Haile & Alem International (HAI) is a Private Limited Company (PLC) established in February 2000. Based in Addis Ababa, is active in various parts of Ethiopia with portfolios spanning in hospitality, agriculture, agroprocessing, real estate development, entertainment, health and beauty, fitness, and other sectors.

Values: inspired by the enduring spirit of “Yichalal” (an Amharic word meaning “It is possible”). We are committed to excellence, hard work, discipline, continued improvement, and fairness.
  • Our Mission — To build an ideal institution that provides customer oriented products and services in a consistent manner through a strong discipline, a system supported with modern technology, and continued improvement.
  • Our Vision — To become one of the top 10 local enterprises in terms of profitability, quality of production, and effectiveness of service delivery.
Job title: Finance Manager
Tenure: Permanent
Place: Addis Ababa, with frequent travel to regions
No. req.: 1
Salary: Based on scale and negotiable
Application deadline: April 16, 2018

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
Under the general direction of the Operations Director, plans, organizes. directs and controls all functions related to financial accounting, cost accounting, cash management; ensures that corporate funds are well collected, managed and utilized per set policies, procedures and approved work programs; authorizes payment within delegated limits; supervises the closure of accounts, and preparation of financial statements, conduct of cost analysis, preparation of financial plans and budgets, and audit of accounts, seeks and analyzes business investment opportunities to make optimum use of the Company’s funds.

Detailed Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform financial analysis, reporting and management activities.
  • Ensure that the financial reports are prepared and delivered on time.
  • Review financial data for accuracy, correctness and completeness.
  • Hire and train new employees on financial operations.
  • Monitor and manage all expenses within the allotted budget.
  • Seeks and analyzes business investment opportunities to make optimum use of funds.
  • Develop standard accounting procedures to improve financial operations efficiency.
  • Participate in performance evaluation of finance staff to identify skill development needs.
  • Oversee the overall corporate budget preparation, management and monitoring processes.
  • Review annual budgets and recommend any changes if needed.
  • Perform account reconciliation activities.
  • Ensure accurate calculation and distribute of salary and other benefits.
  • Establish accurate forecast regarding expenses and revenues and other benefits to employees.
  • Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans.
  • Ensures that policies and procedures governing finance and accounting activities are strictly adhered to.
  • Directs, monitors and controls the orderly clearance ot payables and receivables; ensures that all tax returns are paid within the time limit set by Government tax regulations; secures approval for the write off of unclaimed liability and bad debts.
  • Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company’s finances is maintained.
  • Understand and uses the newly introduced accounting standards such International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) by government for the purpose of tax reporting.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience
  • A minimum of BA in Accounting/Finance.
  • A minimum of 10 years of practical experience in Finance out of which five years of proven experience as a Finance Manager.
  • Professional certification such as ACCA, CPA or similar will be considered a plus;
  • Proficient user of financial/ accounting soft ware.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Able to manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being used.
  • Knowledge of government financial regulations and taxations.
  • Ability to synthesize complex or diverse information; collect and research data; identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
  • Contribute to build a positive team sprit by balancing team and individual responsibilities

How To Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants may send their CV (not exceeding 3 pages), a cover letter (up to 300 words), and relevant credentials via email at hailealem@ethionet.et; or in person at HAI’s Head Office on 9th floor office no. 901 at Alem Building 1 located on Bole Road
Phone no: 0116622936
Please write “Job Application for Finance Manager” on the subject line
Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

Company Info
Haile & Alem International Plc

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