Senior Manager Finance & Administration – Air Botswana

June 7, 2023

Job Description

Reference Number: HFA0001

To program executive decisions into departmental goals by ensuring sound financial systems and frameworks; corporate administration policies are in place to enable the Airline to achieve its business plan.


Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities (Key Performance Areas)


  • To lead and drive the strategic, corporate and financial planning requirements of Airline ensuring high levels of financial accountability and budgetary control across the organization.
  • Development of clear financial strategies and financial discipline positively whilst fostering collegial and cooperative attitudes to ensure financial prudence and integrity.
  • Analyze the airline value chain and identifying ways of maximizing operational efficiencies through cost containment and improved processes.
  • Oversee management and coordination of the airline budgeting process through development and implementation of the budget timetable and guidelines.
  • Oversee management and coordination of financial and regulatory reporting through timely production of relevant reports.
  • Develop and maintain sound financial accounting systems to ensure timely financial reporting in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and airline accounting policies.
  • Protection and optimal utilisation of the airline’s finances and assets.
  • Cash flow management and optimal returns on short term surplus funds and alternative sources of revenue.
  • Manage the external audit process and ensuring audit is completed within required time frames.
  • Oversee the maintenance of good corporate governance
  • Building and leading effective teams to ensure achievement of set targets
  • Develop and embed a high-performance culture as well as customer focus to ensure efficient and effective service delivery.

        Minimum Education required

  • A Degree in Accounting, Finance, Social Sciences or related field.
  • Professional Qualification preferably ACCA, CIMA or CA or related field is required.  
  • Master’s Degree of Business Administration (MBA), Finance or related field will be an added advantage.


             Minimum Experience required

  • At least ten (10) years post graduate progressive work experience in Finance and Procurement functions, five (5) of which will have been gained from a senior management position, with demonstrable exposure to multifunctional departments/divisions including Finance and Procurement. 


 Required Competencies (Technical and Behavioural)


Strategic Thinking; Leadership and Direction; Decision Making; Planning and Organizing; Compliance; Performance Management (Holding People to Account);

Commercial Awareness; Management Excellence, Project management; Organisation System Thinking; Continuous Improvement (Change and Innovation Drive); Collaborative Influence; Values, Ethics and Integrity.


                                   Closing Date: 9th June 2023