Mar 06, 2018

Chief Finance Officer (CFO) job at Dashen Brewery Share Company

  • Dashen Brewery
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Full time Finance/Accounting Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Job by Dashen Brewery Share Company

Chief Finance Officer (CFO)


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, Bale’ageru and Jano 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.

Chief Finance Officer Job summary

We are seeking a highly skilled, experience CFO to join our growing company.  In this position, the successful candidate will ill 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.

Chief Financial Officer Job 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 organizations’ needs
  • Overseeing business insurance plans

Location: Addis Ababa with frequent travel 


Job Requirements

Chief Financial Officer Qualifications and Experience:

  • MBA or MA in Accounting and Finance
  • License in ACCA or CPA required
  • At least ten years work experience in the area out which four years being at a senior management level
  • 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
  • Knowledge of the related job market

How to Apply

Interested applicants who met the MINIMUM requirements should send their application and CV to the following address. Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

Closing Date March 20 2018

Dashen Brewery Share Company,

Gondar and Debrebrehan Plants

Wello Sefer, Ambasel Building 2nd floor

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

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