Financial Director (Logistics / Executive / Consumables) – Maputo, Mozambique

Location: Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
Date Posted: 31-10-2017
Ref: DAG11

Job description:

A Market-leading Logistics company is seeking a dynamic and goal – driven Group Financial Director to join their executive team. The CFO will oversee the Company’s financial systems and investor relations. The CFO will be a partner to the Group MDs in developing and implementing Company strategy.

Financial Strategy
  • Aligns financial and governance strategy to needs in the external market (inclusive of legislative changes).
  • Contributes to and is individually accountable for implementing the broader financial strategy across the company and group over a 3-5 year period.
  • Translates strategy into business plan
  • Understand the economic drivers of the business and drives decision making to ensure the best economic value for all stakeholders.
Financial Reporting
  • Accountable for preparation of audited annual financial statements at company, the group level in accordance with IFRS.
  • Accountable for preparation of management accounts and financial reports and record keeping for the company and the group through other managers and their teams.
Capital Management
  • Accountable for the capital management & to ensure that the company has the most efficient capital structure.
  • Oversees economic capital modelling in order to determine the most appropriate level of risk capital required.
Treasury Management
  • Sets the funding strategy and plan for the Group.
  • Ensures that the business has sufficient and cost effective short and medium term funding lines with banks and the Group.
  • Manages engagements with debt advisors, arrangers and rating agents.
  • Managing excess liquidity in the most return efficient manner.
  • Designs and implements the hedging strategy of the business.
Business Planning
  • Develops and takes accountability for the business plan for both the lending and transactional banking businesses.
Tax Management
  • Accountable for all tax returns of the businesses.
  • Drives engagement with SARS (in consultation with Group Tax) relating to business specific tax matters.
  • Looks for opportunities to minimise tax liabilities and risks of the organisation.
Governance & Compliance
  • Ensures IAS compliance within the company and group.
  • Ensures best financial operating practices are in place.
  • Ensures tax, legislative and statutory requirements are met.
  • Responsible for internal and external audit liaison and external audit fee negotiations.
  • Sets financial policies for the business.
Risk Management
  • Monitors financial processes and performance for business unit/segment.
  • Participate in Risk Management processes and forums of the business.
Management Effectiveness
  • Manages staff and aligns staff performance contracts to business plans.
  • Develops specialists under supervision.
  • Holds first line managers accountable for managerial work, including selection, performance management and talent management.
  • Leads teams to optimise delivery.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Chartered Accountant or equivalent qualification
  • 7 - 10 years relevant Financial Services experience
  • 5 - 8 years’ senior management experience
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Darrin Grey
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The CA Global Group
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