Group Cfo, Johannesburg

Last update 2024-02-25
Expires 2024-03-25
ID #2008540960
Group Cfo, Johannesburg
South Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg,
Modified January 27, 2024


Primary Responsibilities:
- Managing the financial actions of the company
- Providing the directors and service line heads with the financial data and accurate forecasts they require in order to manage the business as effectively as possible
- Focus on capital raising activities and providing the strategy to finance future growth
- Designing and implementing the companys financial policy and relevant operational direction

Secondary Responsibilities:
- Responsibility for the indirect management of the in-country teams of finance managers as well as the shared services center through the direct management of the Head of Finance and Head of Shared Services
- Control working capital of the business, ensuring debtors, creditors and stocks are maintained within stipulated levels
- Safe guarding the companys assets
- Identifying cost reduction opportunities and designing appropriate cost control strategies
- In charge of the ultimate compliance of all entities
- Maintaining staff morale and motivation within the department
- Contribution towards the identification, measurement, and management of the financial operational risk, and other unit risks including risks inherent in the Company business
- Organizing timely audits of each entity annually
- Liaising with various stakeholders including external investors and ensuring they receive the reporting they require
- Monitoring and evaluating financial information systems and suggesting improvements where needed

- Financial Planning and Analysis
- Financial Reporting
- Capital Management
- Treasury and Cash Management
- Financial Operations
- Tax Planning and Compliance
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Investors Relations
- Corporate Governance

Reporting To:
- Directors

- Direct: Group Head of Shared Services and Group Head of Finance
- Indirect: In-country Finance Managers x 3
- Procurement & Stores Lead
- All relevant personnel under Finance, Admin, Stores

- Services Line Heads
- Support Function Heads
- Area Leads
- Shareholders and potential investors
- Clients
- Bankers
- Auditors
- Accounting institutes
- Suppliers of goods and services
- Legal Practitioners
- Consultants

Education, Skills & Qualifications:
- Minimum of 10 years experience of which 5 years should involve complex management reporting in a large multinational. Strong analytical skills, high level of proficiency in IT accounting software packages (SAP) preferable
- Management experience of building and managing a team of at least 20 people
- Preference to someone with experience as a CFO in a similarly dynamic and growing business
- CIMA/CA(SA)/CFA/ACCA Qualified; MBA beneficial

Travel to regions will be required

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Group cfo

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