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CV, Finance and Operations Manager in Oil and Gas Targets Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 7482
(04/04/76, male)
List top 5 skills: budgeting/financial planning, human resources, internal audit, project management
Short Bio:

I am Mozambican man aged 36. I speak fluently both Portuguese & English languages. Presently, I am the Finance & Operations Manager at Africa Business Consultancy-Mozambique Lda on a short-term contract; hence the strategic decision to look for an alternative long term career opportunity.
I have a total of 14 solid years of leadership experience in the following principal areas: Internal Auditing; Budgeting & Budget Analysis; Financial Management, Reporting & Analysis; Business Risks Management; People & Organizational Development; Strategic Management; Systems, Policies & Procedures Development; Project Management; Implementing &Management of ISO 9001; Company Assets Management.
It is my pleasure to point out that I have a very good international working exposure-I have worked with multinational and multicultural organisation, featuring USA, Kuwait, South African, Zimbabwe & Mozambican organizations. I have quite commendable cross-sectoral working exposure featuring Petroleum & Engineering, Financial and Agricultural sectors.
I hold Masters in Business Administration (MBA), whose Thesis was Strategic Management & Investors Challenges in Mozambique. I also have the Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Management) with the University of South Africa. In addition, I have the Associate Degree in Business Management and Development with ICM (UK). I am computer literate too.

Current location: 

Maputo City, Mozambique - View on map

Spoken languages: 

english, portuguese

Locations I am interested in working:

Bahrain, kuwait, qatar, saudi arabia, Sweden, switzerland, United Kingdom


I am a dynamic and passionate leader with 14 solid years of experience in: Organizational & Leadership Development; Quality & Standards Management; Systems & Internal Auditing; Budgeting & Cost Control; Financial Reporting &Analysis; Asset & Company Risk Management; Human Resources Management; Product Sales & Presentations; Operations, Investments & Project Management. My principal objective is to continue providing a world class leadership service that jealously preserves the organization’s resources & the long term goals. I enjoy motivating, training and grooming others in pursuit of the organization`s reason for existence.


I am a Mozambican man aged 36. I hold a 14 year long successful career path, featuring several leadership positions leading to my present top management & decision making level-Finance & Operations Manager. I have since been involved with international & multinational institutions operating in Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kuwait and USA.

I hold Masters in Business Administration (MBA), whose Thesis is Strategic Management & Investors Challenges in Mozambique. I also have the Associate Degree in Business Management & Development with the Institute of Commercial Management (UK). In addition, I have a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), Unisa. I am a qualified Mozambican Chattered Accountant (Tecnico de Conta)- Prof. no: 499/2012. I am highly computer literate too.


1. Awarded & Accredited Senior Auditor (Prof. no: 499/2012) in Mozambique (Tecnico de Conta), 2012.

2. Team Leader of the International Quality & Standards Certification (ISO 9001:2008) for INPETRO SA, 2011.

3. Successfully recovered VAT repay of 1.3M USD from Mozambican Ministry of Finance for INPETRO SA, 2010.

4. Developed an Excel based Finance & Accounting System for CHEMONICS (FORTE Saude-USAID Project), 2008.

5. Developed a Project Mgnt & Cost Control System in the Agricultural Sector, Algodao de Mozambique Lda, 2007.

6. Developed an Investments &Treasury Mgnt System in the Financial Sector, Finsreal Asset Management, 2003.


COMPANY : Africa Business Consultancy-Mozambique, Lda

NATURE OF BUSINESS : Consultancy & Advisory (Financial & Legal, Strategy, Quality & Standards, and Risk)

POSITION : Finance & Operations Manager. With 5 direct subordinates.

REPORTING TO : Board of Directors; Feb. 2013 – present

Major Responsibilities:

Producing quarterly financial & operational reports, and presenting them to the Board of Directors.

Ensuring Efficiency in Operations, thus improving sales and profitability; Management of Customer relations.

Quality & Standards Assurance-QA/QC & SHE Management.

Budgeting and budget analysis; Cash Flows & Cash Forecasts Management.

Leading negotiations in business deals at local and international level.

Ensuring compliance with the Mozambican Gov. Business Laws & Taxes (VAT, IRPS, IRPC, INSS, etc)

Administration & Human Resources Management Activities; Chairing Management meetings.

Production of management and financial accounts, & the related monthly financial analysis reports.

Board of Directors’ legal, financial and operations advisor; Formulating strategic plans for the company.

Ensuring smooth and safe operations in the organization; Organising meetings with stakeholders.

Implementing the Board`s decisions; Operations risk management.


COMPANY : Independent Petroleum Terminal SA (INPETRO)

NATURE OF BUSINESS : Petroleum & Gas Industry (Import & Export of Liquid Fuels, Storage and Distribution)

POSITION : Finance & Operations Manager, (Deputy GM)

REPORTING TO : General Manager, & Board of Directors; Feb. 2009 – Jan. 2013

COMPANY : CARE Mozambique; CHEMONICS -FORTE Saude (USAID Related Projects)

NATURE OF BUSINESS : NGOs (Health Capacity Building- MISAU, HIV/AIDS Community Projects)

POSITION : National Finance Controller; Feb 2008 – Jan 2009

COMPANY : Algodao De Moçambique Lda (Inhambane, Mozambique)

NATURE OF BUSINESS : Agricultural Sector (Cotton Production, Ginnery & Export Activities)

POSITION : Finance & Operations Manager, reporting to the GM & BoD; Feb 2006 – Jan 2008

COMPANY : Celebration International-HTWM (Harare/ Maputo)

NATURE OF BUSINESS : NGO (HIV/AIDS, Hospital & Education Projects)

POSITION : Finance & Project Manager, reporting to CFO; Apr 2004 – Jan 2006

COMPANY : Finsreal Investment Bank (Harare)

NATURE OF BUSINESS : Financial Institution (Capital & Money Market Investments, Deposit Taking)

POSITION : Treasury Manager, reporting to Operations Manager; Jan 1999 – Mar 2004


1. Qualification : Mozambican Chattered Accountant/CA (Tecnico de Conta), ID No. 499/2012

Institution : SINECOSSE, MOZAMBIQUE, 2011

2. Qualification : Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Thesis : Strategic Management & Investments Challenges in Beira, Mozambique.

Institution : Management College of Southern Africa (RSA), 2010

Major Areas:

International Business Managing Strategic Change; Investment & Portfolio Management

Corporate Strategy Managerial Finance; Accounting for Decision Making

3. Qualification : Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Management)

Institution : University of South Africa, 2005

4. Qualification : Associate Degree in Business Management & Development

Institution : Institute of Commercial Management (UK), 2000

5. Qualification : Information Technology (IT)-Computer Packages

Institution : Widex Academy, 2000

Microsoft Packages: Advanced Excel; Power-point; Word; Access; E-mail & Internet; Outlook; E-commerce.

6. In-House Trained Accounting Packages: Primavera, Pastel; SAP, AccPac, Quick Books, Abacus, Sun-Systems.


Senior Leaders Compliance &Systems Strengthening Certificate, 2013

Human Psychology (Advanced Group & Individual Counseling) Certificates, 2004.

Organisational Psychology & Quantitative Management Qualification, 2001

IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) Training & Implementation Certificate, 2010

USAID Rules and Regulations- Grants& Cooperative Agreements Certificate, 2013


Strong inner-will to learn new things; Excellent Communication & Interpersonal Skills; Seasoned Staff Motivator; Satisfied by Training & Developing Subordinates (Knowledge Sharing); Unwavering & Forthright Decision Maker.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS (Cambridge Examinations, Zimbabwe):

4 A’Levels & 9 O’Levels