Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Department: Accounting and Finance
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Executive
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Providing the directors and service line heads with the financial data 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 company’s financial policy and relevant operational direction
Secondary Responsibility 
  • Responsibility for the in-country teams of finance managers as well as the shared services centre
  • Control working capital of the business, ensuring debtors, creditors and stocks are maintained within stipulated levels
  • Safe guarding the company’s assets
  • Identifying cost reduction opportunities and designing appropriate cost control strategies
  • In charge of the ultimate compliance of all enttieis
  • 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
  • Organising 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
Reporting To:
  • CEO
  • Directors
  • In-country Finance Managers x 5
  • Shared Services Head
  • 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
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience of which 5 years should involve complex management reporting. Strong analytical skills, high level of proficiency in ITaccounting 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
  • Preference for MBA and Chartered Accountant qualifications
To find out more about this position feel free to contact Jackie Haripersad on:
+27 (0) 82 854 7690 or by email on

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