Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Job Description – Finance Manager

The Financial Manager is responsible for all aspects of financial management, ensuring compliance with internal policies and procedures and the flow of accurate and timeous financial data to stakeholders.

Oversees the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department and is responsible for the effective use and deployment of staff and financial resources.

Establish, maintain, and continuously improve processes and tools to effectively coordinate and manage areas critical in business, such as cash flow management, margin improvement, controls, systems and reporting.

Provide leadership to a team of finance professionals to create a high-performance team.


Qualified CA

5+ Years Financial experience including knowledge of strategic and financial planning, reporting and budgeting

Working knowledge of IFRS/Relevant accounting framework

Accounting- or financial regulatory body certification

Advanced Computer literacy, with specific reference to Excel

Knowledge of ITS/NAV will be an added benefit


Financial responsibility for the financial functions and controls of the business

Budgeting and financial reporting

Management of Debtors and Creditors

Produce and distribute monthly management reports within agreed timeframes

Produce detailed monthly cash flow forecasts, strict control over payment terms and manage payments and inter-account transfers

Produce financial reports detailing actual expenditure against forecasts

Develop annual budgets in collaboration with divisional heads and Financial Executive.

Manage the payroll system and benefit schemes and ensure monthly payments are made according to requirements (Tax Authorities, Pension Fund, Medical aid etc)

Manage the rights and obligations of employees

Manage individual records of employees and archive them

Implement the local labour code / practices

Assist the General Manager in recruitment procedures

Prepare personnel management documentation (contract of employment, confidentiality agreements, leave monitoring etc

Ensure compliance with legal or regulatory procedures regarding working conditions

Manage relations with employee representative bodies

Lead on tax planning, including all various taxes. Have knowledge on the various taxes and able to complete the applicable returns correctly and timeously

Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements relating to financial control, financial management and accounting.

Ensure appropriate external audit arrangements are in place and manage the audit process

Ensure all balance sheet reconciliations are produced accurately and timeously

Ensure implementation and adherence to financial policies and procedures

Responsible for managing the fixed cost base of the business within specific parameters and initiating cost saving initiatives

Responsible for procurement and commercial relationships with suppliers

Leading the in-country finance team

Provide team leadership by providing targets and measures for productivity and increased revenue flow

Stakeholder Satisfaction Measures

Deliver services in a way that is timely, and data and information is accurate and understandable

Build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders in order to understand their requirements

Continuously innovate and be creative in order to improve quality and timeliness of deliverables

Strategy, Analysis and Planning Measures

Support the Budget Planning & Reporting team with inputs and explanations as the case may be


Analyse Division(s) performance, compare actual vs. forecast and variance analysis

Manage and assist Division(s) in their financial performance cycle

Provide timely financial information to inform and influence operational decisions, such as income statements, accurate Management accounts and proper Fixed Asset registers

Decision Support

Participate in management and leadership forums of the supported business units in order to influence business decisions to align with finance objectives of the business unit and group

Participate in business and operational activities to enable business to meet their operational and strategic objectives

Develop financial models for business cases to enable business decision making

Support finance strategy, policies and process implementation

Financial Control

Create and apply rigorous and simple business processes and procedures in executions of responsibilities

Balance Sheet verification of all revenue related accounts, i.e. Accounts Receivable, Bad Debts, other provisions and oversight over Debtor’s Ageing

Monitor and ensure the integrity of data used or generated and liaise with the appropriate people to initiate amendments

Constantly review operational processes for business improvement potential and contribute to divisional performance through innovation and suggested improvements

Coordinate and facilitate Audits and ensure timely implementation of agreed to findings

Take full responsibility of Division(s) trial balance, both Balance Sheet accounts and all Expense accounts

Asset Management

Ensure correct allocation/ capitalisation to capital categories of operational costs incurred relating to capital projects

Own all divisions asset accounts – sign off on monthly recons and ensure compliance to IFRS/Applicable accounting Framework, including fair value assessments and provisions, where applicable


Functional Knowledge of:

Business planning;

Performance Management;

Decision Support;

Operational Objectives Implementation;

Systems and Processes;

Finance Governance and Compliance;

Change Management;

Financial Management;

Financial Systems;

Organizational Functionalities;

Budgeting & Forecasting Process;



Strong problem solving abilities

Good oral and written communication skills

Meticulous and well organised

Displays a sense of urgency

Pro-active and able to maximise efficiency

Détails de l’offre « 11FMGL21 »

N° de l’Offre : 11FMGL21

Niveau d’Etudes : MASTER’S DEGREE ou Equivalent

Nombre d’années d’expérience :5  an(s)

Secteur d’Activité : Media/Communication

Type de Contrat : CDI (Contrat à Durée Indéterminée)

Rémunération : 750000 FCFA


Postes Disponibles : 1

Localisation : Douala – Cameroun

Date Limite : 10/12/2021

Date de publication : 30/11/2021

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