April 2017 | J-Palm Liberia

Join Our Team: We are Hiring a Finance and Administration Manager

african professionals picJ-Palm is currently accepting applications for the position of Finance and Administration Manager. Application deadline is Sunday April 30, 2017 at midnight.

The Finance and Administration Manager has four principal responsibilities: 1) budgeting and financial management, 2) financial record keeping and reporting, 3) ensuring process and procedural compliance in financial management, and 4) developing and implementing internal administrative, HR, and operations policies and procedures to ensure that daily activities are aligned with the company’s long-term plans.

Budgeting and Financial Management: The Manager will work with the senior management team to create periodic budgets, projections and scenario planning to guide the company’s operations. The Manager will also serve as the lead staff in tracking business operations to ensure that they align with the company’s budget, and make timely recommendations to the CEO whenever business operations do not align with budget projections. The Manager will also manage the company’s financial disbursements and income receipts.

Financial Record Keeping and Reporting: The Manager will work with the senior management team and Financial Advisor to set up and manage the company’s financial records system: financial requests, invoicing, banking operations, record and track day-to-day financial transactions, and prepare weekly and monthly reconciliation statements. The Manager is also responsible to update the company’s daily financial and operations tracker to assess, in real-time, the degree to which daily financial transactions align with the company’s long-term budget projections.

Process and Procedural Compliance: The Manager is responsible to ensure that all payment requests, invoices, and business financial transactions are compliant with company-approved standard operating procedures for financial transactions.

Administration and HR Management: The Manager will lead the company’s efforts to develop and implement internal administrative, operations, and human resource policies and programs to ensure wellbeing of all J-Palm staff, and also to ensure that daily activities at the company are properly organized to align with the company’s long-term goals and vision.

Ideal candidate:

  • Excellent data analysis skills
  • Self-motivated and fast learner
  • Proven leadership skills/ experiences
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum education: Bachelors degree in Accounting, Management, Business, or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in accounting, finance, administration and HR-related functions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. Knowledge of the QuickBooks accounting software is an advantage

How to apply:

Email your CV to jpalmliberia@gmail.com. Remember to include your phone number and your address on the CV.

Application Deadline: Sunday April 30, 2017 at midnight.

J-Palm Liberia Wins Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge

Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge Winners

J&J Innovation Challenge Winners alongside Jonathan Ortmans, CEO of Global Entrepreneurship Network; Josh Ghaim, Chief Scientific Officer at Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies; Seema Kumar, VP of Innovation, Policy and Global Public Health Communications; and Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President South Africa

J-Palm Liberia, has been selected as a winner of the first Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge. J-Palm Liberia’s CEO Mahmud Johnson received the award from South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday March 14, 2017 at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Johannesburg. Johnson received the award alongside two other African entrepreneurs, Grace Nakibaala of Uganda and Francoise Nibizi of Burundi.

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