Dashen Brewery Share Company Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Dashen Brewery Share Company Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 220156

Category: Accounting and Finance
Location: Addis Ababa

Job Description

Dashen Breweries is a major player in the rapidly developing Ethiopian Brewery market. Our Vision is to be Ethiopia’s Number One Brewing Company and our Purpose is to “Delight Consumers, Enrich Communities and Enhance Ethiopian’s Progress”.

Our flagship Brands, Dashen and Bale’ageru are renowned for their great taste and quality. In addition to our Brewery in Gondar, we have a new leading edge Brewery at Debre Birhan, the first of its kind in Africa. Given the continued growth and future expansion of Dashen Breweries, the following opportunity exist.

Job summary

We are seeking a highly skilled, experience CFO to join our growing company. In this position, the successful candidate will oversee any and all fiscal activity including financial and accounting activities, budgeting, and forecasting portfolio performance.

You will work to plan and forecast the overall financial vision for the company to ensure productive financial operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops finance strategies by contributing financial and accounting information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction
  • Establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives
  • Develops organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; accumulating capital to fund expansion.
  • Establishes finance operational strategies by evaluating trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
  • Monitors financial performance by measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
  • Reports financial status by developing forecasts; reporting results; analyzing variances; developing improvements.
  • Ensuring adequate controls are installed
    and that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all purchases may pass independent and governmental audits
  • Overseeing the coordination and activities of independent audits ensuring all audit issues are resolved, and all compliance issues are met, and the preparation of the annual financial statements is in accordance with IFRS and Ethiopian standards
  • Monitoring banking activities of the organization
  • Ensure adequate cash flow to meet the organsations’ needs
  • Overseeing business insurance plans

    Reports to

    Chief Executive Officer


    Addis Ababa with frequent travel to Plants

    Job Requirements

    Required qualification and experience

  • MA in Accounting and Finance and/or License in ACCA, CA, CIMA or CPA required
  • At least ten years work experience in the area out which four years being at a senior management level preferably at FMCG and it would be more beneficial to have worked in the brewing industry

    Key competency & behavioral skill

  • Strategic financial management skill
  • Knowledge of tax law regulation
  • Results-driven personality
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Exceptional time management and ability to problem solve under pressure
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of Syspro accounting software
  • Fully understand IFRS and have prepared annual Financial statements based on IFRS
  • Have experience in Treasury management
  • Involved in Excise negotiations with government
  • Prepared Board and Audit Committee reports

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the Minimum requirements should send their application and CV to the following address before August 30 2019. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted

    Dashen Brewery Share Company,

    Gondar and Debrebrehan Plants

    Wello Sefer, Ambasel Building 2nd floor

    E-mail to: jobs@dashenbeer.et

    Please mention the Title of the position you applied for on the subject line of your email.

    Dashen Brewery Share Company Chief Finance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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