[NEW] FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION DIRECTOR

 

Reports to: Executive Director

Line reports: Fiscal Reporting & Budgeting, Accounting, HR & Legal

Business Unit: Corporate

 

MAIN JOB OBJECTIVE

Primarily, the person in this role will manage the finance of the company. This includes: general accounting, cash management / reconciliation, financial reporting, balance sheet management.

Additionally, this person will oversee other operational functions in the business such as HR and Legal.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages accounting and administration activities to achieve financial goals.
  • Monitors and manages expenditures within allotted budget.
  • Develops and maintains standard financial and administrative procedures.
  • Works closely with Fiscal Reports/Budget Manager in preparation of business plan and operational budget.
  • Reviews accounting discrepancies and recommends corrective actions.
  • Implements accounting policies & procedures.
  • Accountable for ensuring that policies & procedures (internal controls) are in place to provide reasonable assurance that the company assets are protected.
  • Ensures the preparation and maintenance of all financial records.
  • Supervises preparation of all monthly and annual finance reports in a timely fashion.
  • Supervises payroll processing and tax filing activities.
  • Identifies and resolves financial and administrative issues.
  • Builds an effective team and the appropriate infrastructure to support the growth of the business.
  • Participates in the selection, training and development of own line reports.
  • Continually evaluates the performance of each line report and provides constant feedback to drive improved results.
  • Manages the change.
  • Looks for opportunities to enhance efficiency.

 

COMPETENCIES

Collaboration:

Partners with internal colleagues to address business challenges and understands the need to work well with others to beat the competition.

 

Communication:

Adapts communication style, tools and approach to meet the needs of different audiences and levels in the organization.

Responds to queries/issues in a timely manner.

 

Team development:

Provides growth opportunities, feedback and coaching to develop employees.

 

Drives Results: 

Leads self and others in setting and attaining goals within a continually evolving environment. Overcomes obstacles and takes responsibility for outcomes.

 

Planning & Organisational skills:

Sets priorities according to workload, is able to multi-task, and consistently meet deadlines.

 

Entrepreneurial: 

Makes things happen for the business using out-of-the box thinking and a willingness to take risks.  Continually looks for ways to innovate or take existing products, processes and services to a new level.

 

Financial:

Demonstrates awareness and accountability for expense control and department spending. Makes financially responsible decisions, while upholding the brand image, identity, and integrity

 

Functional Skills:

Applies up-to-date professional and technical knowledge and expertise to business problems.

 

Hire & Staff:

Identifies, selects and on-boards talent that meets business needs and embraces the Dimorestudio culture.

 

Professionalism & attention to detail:

Stays on top of all business affairs and ensures everything is working in an impeccable manner.