Chief Finance Officer

The Chief Financial Officer or CFO will have to perform effective risk management and plan the organization’s financial strategy. A CFO must be well-versed in all aspects of financial management ranging from simple accounting to broad investment and banking operations. The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader since all relative departments of the organization will be under their command. The goal is to protect the company’s revenues and profits to achieve full financial control and sustainable growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drives the company’s financial planning
  • Performs risk management by analyzing the organization’s liabilities and investments
  • Decides on investment strategies by considering cash and liquidity risks
  • Controls and evaluates the organization’s fundraising plans and capital structure
  • Ensures cash flow is appropriate for the organization’s operations
  • Supervises all finance personnel (controllers, treasurers etc.)
  • Manages vendor relationships
  • Prepares reliable current and forecasting reports
  • Sets up and oversee the company’s finance IT system
  • Ensures compliance with the law and company’s policies
  • Manages team of financial controllers and financial analysts.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus
  • Proven experience as CFO, finance officer or relevant role
  • In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. SAP)
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers
  • CPA is a strong advantage

Skills needed for this role

A Chief Finance Officer (CFO) must display a cohesive ability at interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written. They must be able to engage with staff at all levels of the organisation and exercise sound judgement.

Career Level

Assistant Manager/ Manager

Job Specializations

Accounting/Finance, General/Cost Accounting, Business Administration, MBA, CFA,CPA, Business Planning