Finance Manager (Variance Analysis / Reporting / Budgeting / Angolan Tax Legislation) – Luanda, Angola

Southern Africa
Posted 3 weeks ago

Reference No. LJ-SR- 007

The Finance Manager will lead the financial department, ensuring compliance with both company best practices and legislative requirements. This role plays a critical part in developing and executing the financial strategy, managing the country finance team, and ensuring accurate accounting and reporting practices.



  • Play a key role in the development of the clients Angola’s growth strategy to ensure profitability – including gross profit margins, exchange rates, etc.
  • Manage the country finance team to maximize the department’s utputs.
  • Structure and clarify roles, responsibilities and standards of performance for team members.
  • Ensure accurate accounting and reporting in line with Angolan GAAP requirements.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of all taxes and full compliance with tax regulations.
  • Manage an effective in-country treasury function aligned with central standards and procedures.
  • Make recommendations for changes to procedures, operating systems, budgets & financial control functions.
  • Ensure alignment with the company’s centralized processes, procedures and systems.
  • Prepare annual budgets for approval.
  • Manage the import function.
  • Monitor and manage cost and prepare monthly variance analysis for presentation to management.
  • Keep abreast of changes and ensure compliance to Angola’s financial regulations and legislation, especially regarding foreign exchange policies, repatriation of funds and relevant tax systems and tax or investment benefits or opportunities.
  • Ad hoc tasks

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Grade 12
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Certified Accountant by the Board of Accountants (OCPCA)
  • 4 years’ experience in financial management (including 2 years in a senior managerial role)
  • Highly skilled in Angolan Tax Legislation (Corporate Income Tax, VAT, Withholding tax, etc)
  • Computer literacy: Intermediate level – Excel advanced
  • Willingness to travel within and outside Angola.
  •  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent English communication skills and the ability to collaborate with diverse teams.
  • Angolan Citizen
  • Competencies required: Honesty, Passion & Resourcefulness; Leadership; Communication; Interpersonal skills; Problem solving; Decision making; Build and maintain healthy business relationships.


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to Lara Joubert at


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Lara Joubert

Recruitment Specialist       

CA Finance


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