Apply: Africa Foresight Group | Recruitment 2020

 

Company Brief

Africa Foresight Group is an African firm based out of Accra, Ghana that connects freelance consultants with high-impact client engagements across the continent on a managed marketplace. At AFG, we aim to build African companies into global champions by offering world-class and locally accessible services.

Job Description

Listed below is all there is to know about the job

Head Of Telant

Responsibilities

Freelancer community building

  • Build and roll out team- and culture development initiatives that can be adopted by on-ground and remote teams in AFE
    Organize local and regional events for consultants that work with AFG
    Introduce consultants to the AFG technology platform and collaborate with the product manager of the platform to make changes as demanded
  • Put together incentive and loyalty programs for consultants to engage within the AFG community on a daily basis
  • Supervise recruiting and staffing operations conducted by other team members
  • Conduct interviews with new candidates at times

Performance management

  • Supervise the completion of performance surveys by staffed consultants
  • Compile performance profiles of talent pool members and share with respective staff for feedback and promotions discussion
  • Track and process requests for promotions by consultants
  • Oversee the review and approval of rates for different levels of Consultants

Learning and professional development

  • Develop training journeys for talent pool members based on role and tenure
  • Lead training implementation plan – liaise with Knowledge Development and external partners
  • Supervise the development of online learning system in collaboration with the technology team of AFG

Key Performance Indicators

The utilization of freelancers in the pool

The performance level of consultants on missions

Structure of talent pool (e.g. ration of analysts versus project managers)

Requirements

1. 3-5 years’ experience in a talent-management related role, ideally in a consulting firm

2. Strong interpersonal skills – you are a “people person” who people enjoy chatting and opening up to

3. Strong written communication and presentation skills

4. Highly analytical and comfortable with data management

5. Excellent time management skills

6. Creative, flexible and entrepreneurial mindset with the willingness to shape ideas/projects

7. Critical thinking, problem-solving and goal-oriented

Payments officer at Africa Foresight Group

Responsibilities

  • Keeping track of all income, receipts, payments and expenditures, including invoices, payroll, invoices, statements, etc.
  • Administering the Firm’s cashflow tracking tool and improving payments processes, especially for international transactions
  • Administering and forecasting petty cash
  • Paying invoices by verifying transaction information; scheduling and preparing disbursements; obtaining authorization of payment
  • Obtaining revenue by verifying transaction information; computing charges and refunds; preparing and mailing invoices; identifying delinquent accounts and insufficient payments
  • Collecting revenue by reminding default accounts, notifying customers of insufficient payments, etc.
  • Supervision of third-party vendor relationships and re-sourcing of vendors where necessary
  • Managing client and supplier communications regarding all payments and receipts
  • Maintaining AR and AP ledgers by posting transactions in the software
  • Resolving discrepancies by investigating documentation; issuing stop payments, payments, or adjustments

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in accounting, economics, business administration or a related field;
  • At least 2-4 years of work experience in a similar role
  • Familiar with IFRS  reporting standards
  • Solid understanding of basic accounting receivable and accounts payable principles
  • Ability to build good relationships with clients, vendors and suppliers
  • Ability work as part of a broader team
  • Confident communicator, able to generate buy-in from others
  • Knowledge of the professional services industry preferred; High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Intermediate computer software skills, including Excel and Accounting packages
  • Creative, flexible and entrepreneurial mindset with the willingness to shape ideas/projects
  • Excellent written and oral skills

Application Deadline

There is no deadline set for this job position at the time of publishing but be sure to get in touch with the business for further details.

How To Apply

To apply for this position send your CV and application letter to the official website. Visit here to apply

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