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Chief Financial Officer

Closing Date: 20.09.2019

The successful candidate will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will assume primary responsibility in the absence of the CEO. As the CFO, he/she will be responsible for the Finance department, which consists of approximately 100 employees. The successful incumbent will be allocated 3 direct subordinates, who are collectively responsible for cost management, finance management, and budgeting. He/she will be responsible for monitoring financial models, maintaining a sound debt book ratio and good liquidity ratios, prioritising investments, and streamlining resources. He/she will also be required to maintain and build on existing strategies. The primary goals of the CFO will be to ensure and maintain the liquidity of the organisation as well as to maintain satisfactory financial health of the organisation in the current economic downturn. The successful candidate should demonstrate the political maturity necessary to manage sensitive relationships and maintain various stakeholder relationships as well as an entrepreneurial spirit and vision, so as to effectively direct investments. He/she should also demonstrate an awareness of the local jurisdictions, such as; traditional authorities as well as regional and constituency councillors. The successful candidate will be afforded the autonomy and authority to revamp and realign the Finance department as he/she deems fit. A mature, grounded, and stable individual who is invested in the process and who strongly identifies with the ethos and vision of the business will be the best fit.

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