Chief Finance Officer

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Chief Finance Officer

  • Post Date:June 4, 2024
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Banking
Job Description

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Chief Finance Officer will be responsible for overseeing all financial activities including but not limited to; budgetary control, producing financial and management accounts and reports, managing the cash flow and ensuring that all accounting activities adhere to statutory and financial regulatory requirements.

This cross-functional role provides expertise in the articulation of the finance philosophy within the organisation as well as leading discussions around the finance strategy including participation in the formulation of the overall organisation strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and implement corporate financial and investment strategy.
  • Co-developing the Bank’s strategy.
  • Preparation of Board packs.
  • Coordination of year end audits, liaising with both Internal and External auditors.
  • Prepare financial budgets, monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Design and implement cross functional financial controls.
  • Ensure proper functioning of day-to-day controls, periodic monitoring activities and timely resolution of financial risk issues.
  • Lead cross functional systems integration and update on an ongoing basis.
  • Implement digitalisation across functions.

Job Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to manage timelines and work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Good analytical, report writing and communication skills.
  • Engage, support and deal with multiple instructions.
  • A high degree of computer literacy.
  • A practical and commercial approach to problem-solving.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • A qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) of which 5 years must be at strategic senior Financial Management Role.
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) or MBL is a distinct advantage.
  • At least 10 years relevant post-graduate experience of which five years should be at managerial level.
  • Financial services sector/DFI experience is an added advantage.
  • Experience in managing a diverse team of finance professionals is essential.

Applications together with copies of detailed CVs should be emailed to [email protected] by not later than 7 June 2024, clearly indicating the position you are applying for as your E-mail Subject Reference.