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.


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.


  • 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.


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.