Title:  Sesiro Finance Manager

Closing Date:  14 June 2024

Gaborone, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To provide strategic leadership for the Sesiro Insurance Company in the financial function, translating business financial strategy into action plans and statutory requirements to ensure achievement of business objectives.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Formulates the department’s medium and long term strategic plan to meet the organisational business objectives.
  • Identifies, develops and institutionalizes organizational capabilities that will enable sustainable competitive advantage
  • Provides input towards the development of the Sesiro Insurance Company Strategic Business Plan (SBP) in line with the long-term corporate strategy
  • Interprets and integrates financial needs across the business to develop the financial framework aligned to the attainment of the business plan.
  • Manages the Company’s Financial and Accounting strategy to facilitate optimal functioning of and alignment to the Sesiro Strategic Business Plan.
  • Reviews and approves Policies and Procedures developed within the function to ensure a sound internal control environment.
  • Facilitates the final decision making process at Senior Management Level by interpreting and integrating information with organisational needs and strategic business objectives.
  • Facilitates effective cash flow management to ensure the sufficient funds to meet the current needs of the organization.
  • Directs the development and implementation of financial systems and processes to optimize accountability effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Reviews and approves Year End Financial Reports.
  • Supports the service management framework for the Department and ensures standardization of services delivered to the business.
  • Develops processes, measures and procedures to ensure world class quality financial service delivery.
  • Develops financial management mechanisms that minimize business risks.
  • Advises on financial best practice principles and parameters supporting the strategic business plan.
  • Monitors developments in the corporate governance discipline to ensure compliance and adherence to corporate governance principles as well as appropriate aspects of prevailing best practices through research and knowledge management techniques
  • Secretarial Services
  • Statutory Duties, Compliance, Planning and Reporting
  • Company’ board/Board sub-committees/Management Committees.
  • Adheres to safety, health and environmental programmes in area of responsibility
  • Implements sectional talent management initiatives by ensuring the right competence and effectiveness of manpower (capacity building) through developing and implementing career, localisation/succession, training and development plans.
  • Implements knowledge management principles through application of tools and methodologies to continuously improve and sustain business performance
  • Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with all key stakeholders and partners to ensure achievement of business objectives
See also  Senior Specialist - Financial Risk at BBS BANK LIMITED

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Adheres to safety, health and environmental programme in area of responsibility


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting


8 years’ post-qualification experience with at least 3 years managing a financial and/or accounting function.

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

  • FCCA/FCMA or equivalent
  • BICA and/or ICAEW membership

Technical Competencies

  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Corporate and statutory compliance
  • Controlling
  • Budgeting
  • Reporting
  • Sound knowledge of Financial standards and risks

Behavioral Competencies

  • Business Acumen
  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Service Orientation
  • Concern for Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Change Leadership
  • Impact and Influence
  • Innovation and Initiative
  • Developing Others

Closing date: 14 June 2024

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.

See also  Senior Specialist - Financial Risk at BBS BANK LIMITED
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