Chief Finance and Operating Officer (Shared Services)

Location: Cairo, Northern Africa, Egypt
Date Posted: 04-07-2018
Reference Number: AND
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Our Client- Afreximbank (based in Cairo, Egypt) is a Trade Finance Bank established for the purpose of financing, promoting and expanding intra-African and extra-African trade. The Bank was established through an agreement signed by member states and multilateral organisations and a charter that governs its corporate structure. In addressing the gaps in intra-African trade, the Bank has set up an Investment Holding company (FUNFED) under its Equity Investment Program. Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC Nigeria) has therefore been contracted by Afreximbank to recruit experienced and competent individuals to provide strategic leadership and direction to FUNFED. 

Job Description:
Administration of the Financial Operations and Treasury and overseeing of the Shared Services function.
  • Overall administration of the Equity Funds’ finance functions.
  • Maintain systems of internal controls and implement financial strategies.
  • Develop appropriate operations strategy and ensure effectiveness of all internal and external processes.
  • Oversee the Shared Services function (HR and Administration, IT Management, Procurement, Legal). Carry out company secretarial duties at commencement of operations.
  • Bachelor and Masters’ degrees in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business or related subject with recognized professional certifications e.g. CPA, CFA, ACCA, CMA or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience in a financial leadership role with fund management knowledge in private equity.
  • Experience of statutory financial reporting and knowledge of IFRS.
  • Experience working with/in the operations team of a private equity.
  • Excellent analytical skills, high aptitude for quantitative reasoning and problem-solving.
Contractual Information: 
  • Permanent Position
  • Relocation to either Cairo OR Mauritius
  • Tax-free salaries paid in USD
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Andrea Dale

Group Commercial & HR Manager
CA Global: Global Recruitment
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