Group Manager – Finance & Control Oil Palm Operations

Firm:

GVL: Finance and Control


Type:

Liberian or Expatriate


Education:

Bachelor Degree (BA, BS, BBA)


Experience:

5-10 years


Work Site:

Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties


Created:

2017-02-28


Terms of Reference

  • Take responsibility for Finance and Control (F&C) activities for group of GVL operating units
  • Implement assigned GVL’s financial policies
  • Develop, manage and control approved budgets
  • Supervise monthly cash flow projections, statements & actual versus projected analysis
  • Manage financial and asset risks in the operating units
  • Conduct monthly reviews and evaluations of actual cost incurred against budget
  • Conduct cost-control and initiatives
  • Manage and consolidate management accounting stipulated by GVL policies and management decisions for the assigned scope
  • Supervise staff in the assigned F&C department sections
  • Coach, train and continuously guide your F&C staff to achieve high proficiency and professionalism in all accounting, financial administration and business control processes
  • Conduct and implement career and succession planning, skills & knowledge transfer and performance evaluation of your team 

Qualifications and Requirements

A. Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • BBA, BSc (Accounting, Management or Administration) Degree. MBA would be an advantage
  • Membership of an accredited professional accounting body (CPA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.) an advantage

B. Professional, Proven Work Experience

  • Minimum 10 years' work experience in a fast paced business operation or corporation
  • 5 - 10 years experience in the Oil Palm industry
  • 5 years' experience in a Finance & Accounting managerial role having supervised minimum 10 staff
  • Hands on experience with internationally recognized computerized accounting and financial system
  • Track record in meeting financial, compliance and reporting targets
  • Experience in training new finance team members

C. Skills

  • Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook
  • Financial modeling, review & analysis in an Excel spreadsheet, able to write and utilize formulas
  • SAP multiuser integrated accounting software or other major system
  • Good written (emails & letters) and verbal communications in English
  • Synthesis of information and developing workable implementation plans

D. Traits

  • Proactive, independent self starter, team player, loyal, honest, helpful, good character

Please submit your Cover Letter, CV (Resume) and qualifications to recruiting@veroleum.com. In Subject line, please mention the job position(s) you are applying for.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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