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2 Feb 2023

CFO (Chief Finance Officer), Finance & IT at Habesha Cement S.C

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Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

To ensure efficient and smooth operation within Habesha Cement by designing effective Financial Services systems, policies and procedures, and putting in place robust technological platform.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead, plan, coordinate, and supervise all activities related to Financial and ICT strategy development and implementation.
  • Partner and engage with senior business leaders to deliver insightful financial and business reporting and analysis, highlight business issues and risks and drive profitability improvement across the Company.
  • Oversee the financial management systems and procedures across the Company including internal controls and completion of the annual audit.
  • Design and implement the necessary controls to protect the Company’s assets and prevent any potential areas of fraud.
  • Ensure the Company’s financial procedures are efficient, and compliant with internal and external requirements.
  • Oversee the production and presentation of financial reports, budgets and projections, and provide advice and analysis for the management decision making.
  • Oversee that assets are properly acquired, depreciated, and disposed.
  • Monitor the timely and accurate preparation of financial statements, financial reports, and special analysis reports.
  • Provide strategic input and advice in the preparation of tenders, contracts and proposals including meetings for negotiations as necessary.
  • Lead the development of IT strategy by closely aligning with Manager, IT to ensure that it meets the current and future requirements of the business.
  • Follow-up the execution of IT strategies to ensure alignment with business strategies and priorities.

Generic Duties of the Position:

  • Prepare the Function’s work plan and monitor their execution.
  • Develop, approve and monitor the Function’s budgets.
    Identify human resources requirements of the Function and develop plan for meeting the requirements.
  • Develop policies and procedures for the Function and lead in their implementation and continuous review.
  • Review, approve and submit Function reports to relevant organs.
    Support the development of subordinates through periodic performance evaluations, coaching, mentoring, ongoing performance dialogue and feedback.
  • Oversee the systematic identification of skill and competency requirements for the Function.
  • Manage disciplinary concerns of the Function’s staff.
  • Represent the Company in external relationships related with the Function.
  • Take part in the group decision making process by forming part of different groups/committees.

Job Requirements

Master’s degree in Management, Accounting, Business Administration or related fields with eight (8) years of demonstrated experience out of which four (4) years in a managerial position


Bachelor’s degree in Management, Accounting, Business Administration or related fields with ten (10) years of demonstrated experience of which five (5) years in a managerial position.

(Experience in Cement industry is advantageous)

Method of Application

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use the title of the position as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 11 February. 2023


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