Head Finance Operations job at Vodacom Tanzania
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Vacancy title:
Head Finance Operations

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Telecommunications , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Vodacom Tanzania

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, March 18 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, March 14 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
At Vodacom, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it’s our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role purpose & Key accountabilities
Role purpose:
• Overseeing the end-to-end processes, related accounting activities and projects within each process to accurately reflect the financial position of the Group and to ensure local financial statements are compliant with accounting standards;
• Deliver world class finance transaction processing – Ensure efficiency by standardizing transactional processes.
• Develop and update Group’s accounting policies and ensure consistent application of these policies across Finance and the OpCo
• Ensure the complete, accurate and timely accounting for transactions relevant to indirect taxes and direct taxes, asset accounting, receivables, payables, wholesale traffic (including invoicing, financial netting, payments, both as supplier and customer at the same time – interconnection, roaming, MVNO/Es accounting), intercompany transactions, etc with support of the Tax team
• Build and maintain relationships with all relevant internal and external stakeholders, including the VOIS;
• Lead the development and evolution of processes, including driving continuous improvement, ongoing efficiency and cost reduction initiatives.

Key Accountabilities:
• Develop strong working relationship with Head of Finance Operations Vodacom/Vodafone
• Develop and drive implementation of strategy for the Finance Operations function, encompassing: direction; process improvement; human resource capability; organisation support; and technology platforms
• Ensure the correct treatment of accounting principles according to national and international accounting policies and VGIAP
• Provide financial information to cope with external official requests by Regulatory and Government bodies by running the accounting regulatory model
• Manage all margin accounting activities
• Ensure that all initiatives, new products and services can be properly managed by integrating the commercial requirements with the needs of finance operations (e.g. accounting, tax, reporting, supply chain)
• Ensure Core Business Model (CBM) policies & processes and governance/compliance (SOX, Internal and External audit) frameworks are in place and adhered to.
• Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance throughout the OpCo
• Lead and implement tax compliance activities in conjunction with the Head of Tax, with the exception of Employment Taxes (PAYE, Non-resident Contractors tax)
• Provide leadership and direction to the Policy Committee
• Ensure the end to end correctness of all revenues and costs by applying processes and tools to capture all revenues and the right costs incurred
• Manage payments and encashment within the P2P and O2C process.
• Guarantee the compilation of the entity’s financial statements and financial statutory reporting in compliance with all the relevant GAAPs
• Ensure timely & correct payment of commissions to the dealers
• Own, manage and drive the OpCos people change agenda
• Develop organisational capability to deliver to future roadmaps.

Qualification, Core competencies, Knowledge and Experience
• Tertiary degree in Accounting and Finance or equivalent
• Chartered Accountant or Professional qualified accountant
• Deliver on data analytics in the short-term;
• 10+ years financial accounting experience
• 6+ years in a senior management role (concurrent with the above)
• Recognized industry leader in specific area of competence
• Strong communication/influencing and decision making skills – ability to balance conflicting interest
• Operational finance experience
• Deadline & Results driven
• Process improvement mind set
• System knowledge – SAP ERP and HFM
• Excellent technical accounting skills
• Commercial drive
• Relationship building/networking skills
• Telco industry experience

Commitment from Vodacom
Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, March 18 2024
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 14-03-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-03-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-03-2077
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