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General Manager/ Office Finance Head

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JR-1050 Requisition #
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Skills and experience

Business master degree graduate or equivalent. MBA and Accountancy qualification required (preferably ACCA/CIMA/Ministry of Finance certificate) and knowledge in IAS.

Previous experience required in:
  • Financial management, tax, planning, budgeting;
  • Leading high performing teams
Key competencies that are required for the role:

Analytical thought and problem solving
  • Making decisions that solve the immediate problem and prevent it from occurring again.
  • Preparing for potential problems and contingencies in case things go wrong.
  • Taking prompt action to resolve problems quickly.
  • Making pragmatic and practical decisions about how centrally driven initiatives should be implemented locally.

Communicating and influencing
  • Communicating in a manner which demonstrates an understanding of the underlying causes of others' feelings and behaviours
  • Delivering difficult messages with confidence, clarity and sensitivity.

Commitment and self-motivation
  • Driving to assess the alignment of current practices to team/department priorities, even if the status quo makes this difficult.
  • Remaining positive for the benefit of others even during stressful and changing circumstances.
  • Promoting a culture of continuous improvement around standards and how decisions are made.
  • Ensuring a seamless service is provided for clients by coordinating activities across departments.

Leading and developing others
  • Acting as a role model/coach to others and encouraging staff/direct reports to use a similar approach .
  • Promoting and supporting an environment that values continuous learning and the development of the Firm's learning resources.
  • Acting as a figurehead, building commitment to achieve goals. 

Organising and managing resources
  • Planning departmental resources in order that work-flow is efficient, fairly allocated and flexible to changing demands.
  • Encouraging others to manage work in a proactive and systematic way.
  • Improving inefficient working practices .
  • Working to raise the overall performance level of the department/function .
  • Improving coordination between functions and seamless service/support.

Working relationships
  • Lobbying and sounding out key decision-makers in order to build support.
  • Reviewing what support can be provided to stakeholders to meet any changing demands.
  • Resolving conflicts within the immediate team or across multiple teams within the business.
  • Facilitate exchange and flow of information between functions and with OMP and team work.

Organisational and strategic thinking
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the critical forces that will shape the future business environment.
  • Incorporating observed issues, and trends into working practices and direction for the team.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the Firm's financial and management structures in order to meet budget target.
  • Making decisions to meet the longer term needs of clients and the business.

Application deadline  - Tuesday 16th June


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