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Finance Director at Pyxus Agriculture Limited

Pyxus Agriculture Limited

Pyxus Agriculture Limited is a subsidiary of a United States Registered Company, Pyxus International
Inc. Besides doing value addition to Agricultural products, the company is a trusted provider of
responsibly sourced, independently verified, sustainable and traceable agricultural products and
ingredients operating in Malawi servicing the needs of its shareholders and their customers. A career
opportunity has arisen in our organisation for the position of Finance Director.

Job Opportunity

Finance Director

The successful applicant will report to the Managing Director and will be responsible for determining
financing strategy and policy of the company and advise the company on financial management matters while providing the interface between the company and outside stakeholders.



Key responsibilities:-

  • Determining and directing financial policy and strategy
  • Ensures that an appropriate financial policy framework is in place to guide the company’s financial decision making
  • Directing the company’s budget and controlling expenditure
  • Ensuring financial accounts are produced to strict corporate deadlines and reviewing same
    and remitting them to Regional Finance Director & corporate finance office both on a monthly
    and quarterly basis under US GAAP and IFRS framework
  • Managing the company’s Legal and Tax obligation
  • Executing Corporate Company Secretary functions and duties
  • Robust and elaborate Treasury and Risk Management
  • Maintaining Sound Internal Control Systems and Processes
  • Directing financial and operational logistics under IT and Procurement
  • Leading and managing human and other resources allocated to the department.

Qualifications & Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Financial Management or any Finance discipline,
  • Full professional membership with a recognised professional accounting body (ACCA, CIMA or any other), a relevant MBA might be an advantage if coupled with professional qualifications and experience,
  • It is essential for the candidate to have 3-5 years of Post ACCA qualification in Audit at senior level such as Audit/Senior Manager or equivalent,
  • It is desirable for the candidate to have 3 – 5 years’ Experience at Senior Management level in
    a reputable organisation,
  • Good knowledge of the International Accounting Standards (US GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs)
  • Advanced skills in financial modelling and product costing,
  • Proficiency with accounting systems such as SAP and excellent computer skills (Microsoft
    Excel, Word, Power Point and other computer packages),
  • Strong organizational, planning, problem solving, analytical skills and critical thinking,
  • Strong Leadership and interpersonal skills.

The Person:-

The successful candidate must be of high integrity, insight, solutions oriented, a business partner capable to operate as a member of the Executive team.

The job offers a competitive pay and benefits package.

Method of Application

Qualified and interested candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names of three
traceable referees to the address below, no later than Wednesday 2 November 2022

The Human Resources Service Administrator
Pyxus Agriculture Limited
P.O. Box 40048
Kanengo. Lilongwe 4.

or by email to

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