Head of Finance- Life

Our client is looking for Head of Finance who will be accountable for accurate reporting of financial results and managing the company’s financial affairs. The incumbent will be responsible for monthly financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, five-year financial plans and all statutory financial reporting.

Role and Responsibilities

Providing sound financial support and insights to enable the executive leadership team to make critical business decisions
Presentation of financial results and insights to the Board
Play a key role in the formulation of the business's strategy
Managing and overseeing the taxation affairs of the organisation and liaising with the external tax firm for specialist advice
Managing and overseeing the cash flow of the company and ensuring it has the appropriate treasury controls
Managing and overseeing the company's banking and borrowing arrangements
Managing relationships with Investors (where applicable)
Investment appraisal and analysis
Presenting results to non-finance people to understand
Overseeing commercial decision making from tender analysis, margin analysis, pricing analysis etc.
Advising and implementing best practice methods to increase revenue and reduce costs
Advising on market changes and providing strategic financial recommendations to the executive leadership team
Managing and tracking budget and accounting information including billing, collections, and tax information

Qualifications and experience required

Minimum-Bachelor’s degree Accounting and Finance or equivalent.
Master in Business Administration or Master in Business Leadership or equivalent
Chartered Accountant or Full Member ACCA Status is An Added Advantage
8+ years of Management accounting experience
3+ years at managerial levels