Retail Finance Manager

Robert Walters

Robert Walters is recruiting a Retail Finance Manager, to be based in Negola, Angola.
  • In charge of the overall financial strategy
  • Coordinates and supervises all financial and accounting operations e.g. credits, expenditures, account collection, sales, purchasing etc.
  • Provides financial advice on the overall corporate financial position
  • Manage the company’s accounting and financial control functions and teams
  • Ensure the accuracy and timely preparation of monthly results, forecasts, yearly budget, 5-year plan and financial statements
  • Analyse expenses in terms of actual outcome: contractual cost, benchmark, productivity, etc.
  • Ensure proper treasury management including company funding, utilization of cash, banking relationship, etc.
  • Effectively plan cash flow needs based on assumptions made and Identify risks and opportunity areas to the forecasts
  • Review merchandise performance in terms of actual results: sales volumes, margins, supplier benefits%, cash flow from operations, etc.
  • Review and challenge monthly results and forecasts of all the stores
  • Develop/Guarantee the respect of procedures (including accounting procedures) across all the stores and head office
  • Developing, enhancing and promoting a strong internal control environment throughout the company
  • Provide ongoing performance related advice for the General Manager and other senior managers
  • Ensure overall control of all financial transactions reporting to CFO
  • Ensure respect of the regulatory requirements regarding all the company’s financial affairs
  • Work with the retail Ops & Commercial teams to produce robust budgets and forecasts for all sales and cost areas
  • Provide weekly performance reporting to the retail team highlighting trends and opportunities to assist in improving profits, margins and reducing costs
  • Ensure all weekly/periodic data is collected and imputed and period end numbers produced
  • Perform any other duties within the scope of work as assigned by your direct manager
  • Set up and manage all back office activities related to Retail (Administrative, HR and IT) in connection with Angola Global Shared Service Centers & Group
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or similar; MBA is a plus
  • 7 to 10 years of experience in Retail Finance Management
  • Experience in Retail, in particular store and merchandise management
  • Solid experience in ERP and POS systems
  • Knowledge of MS Office, particularly modelling in Excel
  • Ability to conduct Investment appraisal processes and capital budgeting
  • Good analytical thinking
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Published 04.12.2017
  • Expires 19.12.2017
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