Finance Manager

Report to: Financial Controller
Location: Islamabad
Application deadline for the position is June 11, 2017

Job Description: 

Financial Responsibilities

  • Develop a budget in line with the approved business plan;
  • Responsible for designing and managing budgetary control function;
  • Develop financial policies, procedures and systems to meet company objectives;
  • Develop financial KPIs to be monitored as a part of management reporting for business control and decision making;
  • Prepare budget variance analysis at regular intervals;
  • Initiate the process of opening /closing of bank accounts and change of signatories;
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends;
  • Liaison with department managers on financial issues impacting departmental and company budgets;
  • Assist operations team in carrying out appraisals of investment proposals;
  • Manage contractual arrangements and payments of vendors.  

Accounting Responsibilities

  • Maintain books of accounts and record keeping in compliance with the regulatory/accounting framework;
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures for all transactions;
  • Design the chart of accounts to ensure the availability of accounting information;
  • Oversee monthly/quarterly financial closing;
  • Liaison and facilitate with Tax advisors;
  • Facilitate donor audits and take remedial actions when required;
  • Prepare financial statements in compliance with the Companies Ordinance 1984;
  • Keep abreast of new accounting regulations;
  • Liaison with internal and external auditor of the organization;
  • Ensure that taxes are withheld and deposited in Government Treasury as per prevailing Tax Laws;
  • Ensure timely submission of withholding Tax statements and tax return of the company and employees provident fund.

System Management

  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures;
  • Implement and manage ERP based accounting system and have knowledge of managing ERP;
  • Oversee the operations of the treasury department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department’s goals and objectives.

Funds Management

  • Forecast cash flow positions and available funds for investment;
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements;
  • Use hedging to mitigate financial risks on foreign exchange transactions;
  • Maintain banking relationships;
  • Assist in determining the company’s proper capital structure.

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelors/Master’s degree in finance and accounting OR Chartered Accountant OR ACCA/ACMA qualified OR related discipline from a reputable international or Pakistani institution.
  • 6-8 years of relevant experience. Experience of working with international donor agencies and financial institutions will be an added advantage.

Behavioral Skills:

  • Self-driven individual with the ability to handle assignments with minimal supervision
  • Decision-making skills, analytical skills and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interface and manage vendors 

Technical Skills:

  • Excellent Analytical and report writing skills required
  • Good command over IAS/IFRS
  • Proficiency in MS. Office
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics accounting software
  • Advanced level understanding of Finance and Accounting concepts and principles


Please email your resume on clearly mentioning the job title in subject Or Please visit the brightspyre link;

Application deadline for the position is June 11th, 2017.

Note: Karandaaz is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

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