Financial Director (Public accounting experience / Sarbanes Oxley controls / US GAAP / US CPA) – Central Africa

Location: Central Africa, Central Africa, Central African Republic
Date Posted: 12-10-2017
Reference Number: JSO
Job Description:
We are looking for a CFO for our company in the agri-food sector. The duties of the CFO will cover Financial Accounting and other Reporting, Treasury, Information Technology, Risk Management & Internal Controls, Taxation.

  • Production of financial statements (Finpaks) in accordance with local and US GAAP
  • Execution of efficient and accurate closing procedures with appropriate documentary control evidence
  • Primary liaison with financial institutions
  • Primary check signer for all company payments
  • Responsible for the design and maintenance of hardware and network environment
  • Responsible for design and execution of internal control environment to ensure protection of and accounting for all company owned assets
  • Negotiation, implementation and coordination of company insurance programs in accordance with local needs
  • Manage all corporate taxation (income, VAT, sales, etc.) with objective of tax minimization in accordance with local practices and laws

Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • 5+ years’ management experience with an accounting focus
  • US CPA required (with US GAAP reporting experience)
  • 2+ years Big 4 Public accounting experience
  • Experience managing a multifunctional accounting and finance department
  • Experience working for a US based multinational company
  • Experience with Sarbanes Oxley controls
  • Foreign exchange exposure preferred
  • Bi-lingual (French, English); 3+ years’ experience working/living in a third world country (preferably Africa)
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Jennifer Soobrayen
International Recruitment Consultant Finance & Accounting
The CA Global Group
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