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Finance Manager (Hypermarket / Supermarket)

Job Description

  • Be in charge of the overall financial strategy.
  • Coordinates and supervises all financial and accounting operations e.g. credits, expenditures, account collection, sales, purchasing etc
  • Provides financial advice on the overall corporate financial position.
  • Partnering with the GM and business to explain & comments results and support effective strategic decision making for the company as a whole
  • Manage the companys accounting and financial control functions and teams.
  • Ensure the accuracy and timely preparation of monthly results, forecasts, yearly budget, 5-year plan and financial statements,
  • Analyze expenses in terms of actual outcome contractual cost, benchmark, productivity, etc.
  • Ensure proper treasury management including company funding, utilization of cash, banking relationship, etc.
  • Effectively plan cash flow needs based on assumptions made and Identify risks and opportunity areas to the forecasts.
  • Review merchandise performance in terms of actual results sales volumes, margins, supplier benefits%, cash flow from operations, etc.
  • Review and challenge monthly results and forecasts of all the stores
  • Develop/Guarantee the respect of procedures (including accounting procedures) across all the stores and head office
  • Developing, enhancing and promoting a strong internal control environment throughout the company
  • Provide ongoing performance related advice for the General Manager and other senior managers.
  • Ensure overall control of all financial transactions reporting to CFO
  • Ensure respect of the regulatory requirements regarding all the companys financial affairs.
  • Work with the retail Ops & Commercial teams to produce robust budgets and forecasts for all sales and cost areas
  • Provide weekly performance reporting to the retail team highlighting trends and opportunities to assist in improving profits, margins and reducing costs.
  • Ensure all weekly/periodic data is collected and imputed and period end numbers produced
  • Perform any other duties within the scope of work as assigned by your direct manager
  • Set up and manage all back office activities related to Retail (Administrative, HR and IT) in connection with Angola Global Shared Service Centers & Group Functions.


  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or similar. MBA is a plus
  • Experience in Retail Finance Management (Hypermarket / Supermarket) / FMCG.
  • Experience in Retail, in particular store and merchandise management.
  • Solid experience in ERP and POS systems.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, particularly modeling in Excel.
  • Good work organization and team management.
  • Investment appraisal process and capital budgeting.
  • Good analytical thinking.