Chief Financial Officer – BOTSWANA MEAT COMMISSION

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Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) has been promoting the development of the country’s beef and related beef products globally since independence. BMC strives to generate sustainable wealth for the Botswana livestock industry through efficient and equitable procurement, globally competitive operations, and achievement of maximum market value for products. BMC employees seek pride and passion in their values where they are always in pursuit of excellence and remaining customer focused. They are results oriented and strategically driven. They are turning the business back to profitability and regaining customers and national confidence. Be part of the change as; CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER X1 

 

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:  Responsible for directing the fiscal functions of BMC in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and other regulatory and advisory institutions in accordance with financial management techniques and practices appropriate within the industry.

KEY TASKS:

  • Establishes prudent financial management and assets optimization.
  •  Oversees the application of ‘best practice’ standards in financial management, business process/systems management.
  • Ensures that Finance Team is   well resourced and balanced, and its activities is well prioritized through planning, financial forecasting, budgeting, and monitoring.
  • Monitors and revises the BMC budget in line with changing demands and projected out-turns.
  • Ensures effective control and management of BMC’S income and expenditure, and provides meaningful, accurate and timely management accounting and performance measurement information to the CEO.
  • Ensures implementation of reliable governance and internal control structures to minimize operational risks.
  • Provides policy guidance and facilitates the development and approval of sound financial management policies, and programs to optimize accounting services within BMC.
  • Compile and submit accurate financial data in accordance with prescribed statutory requirements
  • Prepares and manages BMC budget, authorizes expenditures in accordance with delegated limits.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant
  • Membership of an internationally recognized institution of professional accountants (ACCA, CIMA, CIA, ACA).
  • MBA will serve as an added advantage.

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least twenty (20) years post qualification experience in accounting, ten (10) years of which must have been at senior management level preferably as a Finance Manager/ CFO in a corporate environment.

The last date to receive the applications is on 25 November 2022.

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Job Application Procedure
Send cover letter, certified copies of academic certificates and CV; including a list of names of three (3) referees to Executive Manager, Human Capital, Botswana Meat Commission, Private Bag 4, Lobatse,
Tel +267 534000 Ext 1270; OR email  [email protected]

Correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only.

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