Location   Tunisia
Sector   Financial Services
Job Type   Full Time
Date   19/02/2017
Job Ref No   3724

Company Profile

A large edible oil manufacturing company based in Tunisia is seeking a qualified and experienced finance professional who will assume direct responsibility for BU Finance function. 

Job Description

The role is expected to support CEO in operational and strategic decision making through financial reporting, analysis and performance monitoring. Facilitate structured BU business reviews. Actively support BU annual Operating Plan exercise per Corporate guidelines. Lead/support cross functional BU/Corporate initiatives. Enforce financial discipline. Exercise cost and budgetary control. Safeguard BU assets. Strengthen internal controls. Ensure compliance with Group policies and applicable laws. Build a high performance Finance team. Enforce financial discipline and efficient working capital management. Ensure availability and optimum utilization of bank facilities in co-ordination with Corporate Treasury. Negotiate with bankers for line of credit when required. Safeguard BU’s assets. Ensure strict credit control. Monitor capital expenditure expansion for the Unit. Ensure physical verification of inventories and adequate insurance cover. Correctly ascertain BU liabilities through continuous risk assessment. Continuously monitor foreign currency, interest and counter party risks. Help devise risk management strategies. Ensure all statutory compliance are met including Income Tax.


Candidate Profile

Professional qualification (CA/CPA/ACCA/ CIMA/ICWA or MBAFinance) with 10-15 years’ relevant experience of which at least 5 years as Head Finance of medium/large sized FMCG businesses (multi-product/multi-location). Ability to speak in English and French besides Arabic will be a distinct advantage.