Finance Manager- Douala, Cameroon

Full time @Publish Dicaloo
  • Douala, Littoral, Cameroon, Douala, Cameroon View on Map
  • Post Date : December 5, 2022
  • Salary: CFA0.00 - CFA0.00 / Monthly
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  • Job ID 6690

Job Description

We are looking for a FINANCE MANAGER who is an expert in analyzing every day financial activities and subsequently provide advice and guidance to upper management on current and future financial plans. A strong candidate combines a strong analytical mindset with technical ability and excellent people skills.. You will be a strategic thinker with strong organizational and problem-solving skills. You will be highly analytical, a self-starter, results-oriented and able to thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment. This is a full time, permanent and long-term position reporting to the Finance Controller with access to MAX’s executive team.

We are committed to and encourage equal opportunity.

What You’ll Do:

• Ensuring compliance with IFRS, local GAAP and fiscal obligations following standardized

formats that will pass an external audit
• Review financial reports for quality
• Directly work on financial reports and make the complex seem simple
• Identifying all errors in account reconciliations, financial statements and reports
• Documenting reasons for any Fails
• Dive deep to identify the root cause of any quality failure
• Develop simple solutions that fix the failure
• Write clear coaching documents that ensure highest quality outputs

Planning and Analysis
• Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a

framework for these to be met
• Manage the preparation of the company’s budget
• Manage, guide and lead employees to ensure appropriate financial processes are being

• Participate in strategic data analysis, research, and modeling for senior company

• Support project analysis, validation of plans, and ad-hoc requests
• Advise on investment activities and provide strategies that the company should take
• Analyze costs, pricing, variable contributions, sales results and the company’s actual

performance compared to the business plans
• Develop trends and projections for the firm’s finances

• To use your outstanding knowledge of IFRS and financial acumen to dig into the results our Accountants and Financial Analysts produce. You will write actionable coaching documents for them that are clear, simple, impactful and derived from insights you discovered personally. In your weekly 1:1s with your team members, you will ask probing questions to confirm that your feedback is being applied.

• Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
• 5+ years in finance or a related area in a fast paced global organization
• Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns
• Sage 300 experience or comparable finance system
• General knowledge of accounting/financial/operational principles
• Experience developing financial reports and metrics
• Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with various management levels
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a changing, fast-paced environment
• Strong Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills
• Superior attention to detail and ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities while maintaining a view of the big picture
• Experience in Mobility/Fintech/Gig-economy/eCommerce
• Strong Project and Program management skills
• Global leader and thinker with the ability to make quick strategic decisions
• Highly energetic, self-motivated & proactive

What You’ll Learn:
• The importance of deep dives to resolve problems in your team and other teams as well as the importance of driving yourself on a daily basis against quarterly set quantifiable goals which deliver real business value.
• To measure and track output and results and how to automate everything that you do
• How to overcome the challenges of working and collaborating with other high performing finance professionals
• How to build the finance foundations of the relevant finance function area with your team members
• Ultimately though you will learn to move fast, set the bar high, and learn from failures


  • Competitive pay & benefits
  • Flexible work and hybrid working model
  • Unrivaled Learning and Development

Location and Travel:

The candidate will be based in Africa.

The role would require frequent travel to operating countries.

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