Group Chief Financial Officer

Group Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Group Chief Financial Officer
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 3500000.00
Reference: JN -082016-6579
Job Published: May 16, 2017 10:18

Job Description

Purpose of Role
This position is responsible for the finance function across the MEA region. 

Responsible for directing all financial activities and strategies of the Region as well as for providing financial support to the leadership teams and the business. This individual is a key member of the leadership team of the 3 areas and has strong dotted line accountability to the EVP EMEA as well as to the CEO of Southern Africa. 
  • Oversee the financial function for the EMEA region and the Southern Africa area
  • Establish and monitor local accounting control procedures
  • Lead development of business strategy in conjunction with EVP and GM
  • Prepare and analyze country P&Ls
  • Own budgets and forecasts for P&L, balance sheet, cash flow
  • Provide commercial and specific deal support for Sales leads (incl. credit limit assessments)
  • Ensure adequate liquidity; manage cash flow
  • Manage country, business and projectspecific risks
  • Manage critical third party relationships: banks, vendors, key customers, auditors
  • Provide support and guidance to business
  • Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met regarding all the company’s financial affair
Person Specifications
Qualifications and Technical
  • CA Essential
  • Degreelevel education; advance degree a plus
  • Significant experience in finance, with at least five years in senior management
  • Experience in managing professional staff
Competencies and Behavioural
  • Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking
  • Deciding and initiating action at short notice
  • Passion for customers
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Leading transformation
  • Delivering high performance
  • Ability to build relationships and networking
  • Ability to present and communicate at all levels
  • Planning and organizing
  • Making insightful business decisions
  • Able to simplify complex problems and issues
  • Resilient
  • Ability to cope with pressures and setbacks


The role is remunerated competitively with a full company benefits package and bonus scheme.
For a confidential discussion please contact:
Verge Das Neves
Group Head: Executive Search
Direct: +27 10 035 2504 | Mobile: +27 72 113 4083

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