Chief Finance Officer job at MTN Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Chief Finance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Telecommunications , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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MTN Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
07 April 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Chief Finance Officer
Department Mobile Money Ltd
Organisation
Posting Date 2022-03-30 13:37:37
About MTN Rwanda
Mobile Money LTD is focused on attracting, recruiting, developing, and retaining professionals that contribute meaningfully to the achievement of our mission of making our customers’ lives a whole lot BRIGHTER. We are an equal employment employer with a strong culture that is forward looking and encourages creative thinking and innovation, while remaining at the forefront of the latest technology and trends.
Mobile Money LTD is therefore Internally and externally recruiting highly competent and self-motivating individual for the below Position

Job Requirements
Responsibilities
• Abide by and execute the functional strategy cascaded by the functional lead
• Cascade the Group strategy to create functional strategy aligned with the overarching business goals, under oversight of the CEO
• Ensure effective implementation of the functional strategy by means of providing direction, structure, frameworks, models, plans and roadmaps
• Oversee regular review of the functional strategy and roadmap, under oversight of the CEO, to ensure its alignment with the changing dynamics of the internal and external ecosystem
• Source, induct and manage talent in accordance with legislative guidelines
• Continually develop a culture of strong collaboration and effective team working
• Ensure open communication channels with staff and implement change management interventions where necessary
• Provide definition of roles, responsibilities, individual goals and performance objectives for the team
• Set KPIs and provide regular performance feedback through a well-defined and implemented performance review program
• Develop and implement a training plan in order to build and develop skills within the team
• Performance manage resources in accordance with HR policy and legislation where necessary
• Actively participate in leadership team and develop skills of own team
• Promote a ‘Fintech centric’ and ‘partnership approach’ to develop strong relationships with other working groups and ensure adherence to Group governance
• Participate and provide input in strategic meetings
• Provide inputs & drive OpCo wide transformation initiatives, elicit inputs from relevant parties
• Provide inputs to and ensure adequate risk mitigation and controls in the function
• Perform evaluation baseline of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and KPIs
• Drive approval process from CEO/Group on new initiatives
• Dedicate relevant budget for internal projects, post sign-off from CEO/Group
• Drive preparation of proposal on change initiatives SLA, policies and procedures
• Escalate issues that will result in severe time, scope, productivity, and cost or resource impact to CEO / Group team
• Manage and provide solutions to escalations that have multiple processes / functions impact on critical path of service delivery
• Closely monitor all projects initiated in the function
• Review and finalise objectives, targets and budgets for the function, under oversight of CEO
• Review key risks, issues and dependencies and set mitigation actions, seeking guidance from the CEO as and when required
• Develop and manage budgets, where required
• Sign-off / make decisions regarding tactical changes and where required seek sign-off from Management
• Monitor performance and alignment with overall OpCo strategy
• Be accountable for approval and exception performance review
• Report monthly to the CEO relating to progress made within the function and in accordance with the measurement metrics set by the organisation
• Report on an ad hoc basis on specific projects, as required
• Manage function’s budgets in line with business objectives, under oversight of CEO
• Manage project initiative budgets in line with business objectives, under oversight of CEO
• Ensure that the cost of operations are reduced, in line with a least cost operating strategy stemming from the business drivers, under oversight of the CEO
• Monitor and align the direction, strategy, and results of the Finance vertical, collectively and as individual work areas in the OpCo, ensuring that the Group guidelines are duly complied with
• Lead and deploy an integrated solution development and problem-solving philosophy across the function
• Measure the impact and benefit of the function to OpCo and in turn, Group FinCo and report the true-value metrics. Drive continuous improvement across all verticals
• Generate visibility for the true-value contributions of the function within Group FinCo and Opco to drive greater service acceptance and adoption
• Accountable for the morale, performance, and development of the function’s human capital
• Motivate and manage individuals to perform at the highest level, especially in terms of delivery and meeting target deadlines
• Possess the authority, presence, and integrity to command respect from colleagues and from external contacts
• Provide career development for direct reports (counselling, coaching, identifying key performance areas, career planning, and goal setting)
• Implement and oversee execution of policies, procedures and guidelines set forth by group Finance team and ensure the team complies with the same
• Implement governance to manage the consolidated OpCo Finance strategy, budgets, and financials, with guidance from OpCo CEO
• Cascade the Group Fintech budget, analytics, and reporting framework in the function, in collaboration with the OpCo CEO
• Deliver results under the guidance of the Group CFO Digital & Fintech, abiding by all the set directives and regularly reporting compliance
• Develop strategy and provide the needed support to the OpCo CEO with respect to the identification of financial risk and long-term financial effect of business decisions (through Financial Scenario Analysis)
• Monitor maintenance of integrity of the financial data, financial processes, procedures, and financial controls in line with established accounting processes, regulations governing the business and internal control policies
• Implement the Forecasting, budgeting, and financial planning process for the OpCo to ensure all budgets adequately reflect periodic resource requirements and revenue estimates for the business, communicate the same to the Group
• Responsible for the review, approval and/or update of business plans, budgets and forecasts of the function
• Advise and provide support for the resolution of issues in forums such as Board meetings, Operational Review, etc
• Support the OpCo CEO with funding requirements where required by liaising with external Financial Services organizations as may be required
• Ensure that accounting KPIs are reported to Group FinCo regularly and any deviations from the budget are reported

Job Requirements
• Minimum of 4 years tertiary Degree (B.Sc. Accounting / BCom Accounting, or a related discipline)
• Professional qualification – CA /CFA/ACCA (required)
• MBA or Masters (advantageous)
• Minimum 5 to 8 years relevant experience in a similar position with at least 5 years in a senior management role
• Experience in Fintech, banking or Financial Services is preferred
• Successful track record as a senior management professional in delivering exceptional business growth & financial results
• Proficient in driving company’s financial performance, business growth and platform monetisation
• Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise with a good understanding emerging market

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 April 2022
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 31-03-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 31-03-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 31-03-2056
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