Financial Manager_Ghana, Nigeria and Angola

Overall Purpose of the Job

The Expro Group operates via a regional structure covering its target markets.  Each Region contains key functions and operational areas which are dedicated to developing and safely delivering the Group’s strategy for profit growth.

Each Region is headed by a Region Director who has overall responsibility for developing and delivering his region strategy against Group HSE and profit expectations.

The Area Finance manager is responsible for providing financial, commercial and administrative support to Area Management, and effective reporting to Region.

Principal Accountabilities

1.  Responsibility for the Area finance functions

2.  Provide financial/commercial support to the Area Manager and as required within the Area.

3.  Financial reporting including monthly management accounts and monthly forecasts.

4.  To develop the Area Budget and monitor/control delivery of this budget.

5.  To effectively manage the processing of invoice receivables and payables in order to minimise working capital requirements

6.  To ensure financial compliance consistent with Group and Region requirements.

7.  To support Group/Region on any legal and tax compliance issues within the Area.

8.  To effectively implement and support any relevant Group/Region systems.

9.  To provide base support/administration as required by Area Manager and Region Finance Manager.

Job Context and Main Activities

The position operates within the management structure of the Angola Region.  The main activities involved in achieving objectives include management of direct reports, interaction with other departments, training, and application of accounting experience and working with Group finance.

Supervisory

Direct supervision of finance department in Angola

Functional supervision of Remotes finance personnel

Reporting

The preparation and reporting of monthly regional Flash reports

The preparation and reporting of monthly regional Financial Forecasts

The reporting of monthly management accounts to Region Manager

Assist Area Manager and Region Finance Manager in the preparation of the annual budget

Commercial

Recover invoice payments from clients

Interpretation and analysis of monthly results with the implementation of resultant required actions

Provide an interface with Region on financial and commercial matters

Provide commercially minded support for the Area Manager in bid evaluations, investment appraisal and contract performance, if required, to assist Region Business Development Manager

Decision making Authority/Level of Supervision Required

Manage Finance team with minimal supervision.  Work to set financial authorities.

Job Challenges

Achieve reporting schedule targets, Support Region finance development, Support and promote Area finance team development, Reduce working capital requirements for Region

Job Knowledge and Experience

Qualification – accountancy, to professional qualification level

Industry experience – 5 years relevant experience

Supervisory Skills – experience managing groups


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