Chief Financial Officer

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Chief Financial Officer

  • Post Date:February 8, 2023
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Business
Job Description

A Zimbabwean-based investment holding company, targeting growing companies, mainly in Zimbabwe and the SADC region, is looking for a suitably-qualified and experienced person to assume the role of CFO. The successful candidate must be a driven team player, who is also dynamic, assertive and results-oriented. The candidate must also have strong leadership qualities and good communication skills, in particular the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of stakeholders, both verbally and in writing.

Responsibilities:

The CFO is responsible for accounting, tax, portfolio valuation, financial reporting and investor reporting. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Quarterly reporting for the funds, tax compliance and financial reporting.
  • Supervise Fund Accountants, whose responsibilities include fund and management company accounting, budgeting, cash flow management and other financial analyses for the company.
  • Ensure that accurate, timely analysis and reporting of financial information is in line with the funds’ goals, objectives and obligations.
  • Oversee preparation of fund financial statements.
  • Ensure completion of fund audits and oversee tax matters.
  • Assist with Limited Partner relationships, communications and investor meetings.
  • Cash management, including monitoring cash balances, capital requirements, investment funding and managing reserves etc.
  • Collection, review and maintenance of portfolio company financials and reporting.
  • Ensure timely billing and collection of receivables from portfolio companies.
  • Oversee portfolio company valuations, in line with IPEVCA guidelines.
  • Oversee company secretarial functions.

Requirements:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (with at least 8 years’ experience).
  • Additional qualifications e.g. MBA or CFA are an added advantage.
  • Experience in investments or financial services sector is also an advantage.
  • Knowledge of setting up systems and internal control processes is desirable.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical, accounting/financial skills.
  • Ability to work independently in order to deliver on required tasks is critical.

Applications:

Suitable candidates should apply to [email protected] attaching a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The deadline for submission of applications is close of business on 10 February 2023.

Please do not apply if you do not possess the required qualifications.