CFO / Head of Finance - (Executive / Financial Services / Reporting / Strategic) – Zambia

Location: Zambia, Zambia, Zambia
Date Posted: 06-06-2017
Reference Number: TJCZAM0530
  • Preparation of long-term and medium-term financial and cash flow strategy to support the overall strategy and budgets;
  • Active contribution towards the preparation of the Annual Budgets and accuracy of on-going monthly forecasts by unit and companywide;
  • Detailed monthly analysis of variances of actuals to budget by unit and companywide;
  • To lead on the financial aspects of any strategic projects aimed at achieving growth;
  • Responsible for safekeeping of all company assets including all but not limited to invoices and expense authorisations, fixed assets, stationery, cheque books and petty cash vouchers, etc.;
  • Responsible for overseeing / authorising all necessary payments within the business to meet all obligations when they fall due, including day to day operational payments for disbursements and refunds;
  • Responsible for keeping accurate and timely accounting records
  • Responsible for all taxes including income tax, withholding tax, provisional tax, levies and PAYE tax submission being on time, accurate and safely kept.
  • Responsible for all regulatory requirements and returns
  • Working with Group Treasury, responsible for the business funding/cash flow requirements and the associated hedging as the needs arise and in line with policy. This includes the timely reporting of treasury related matters (such as external confirmations to funders, interest statements, covenants and ad-hoc requests etc.);
  • Responsible for external and internal audit (including the annual financial statements and annual returns) and the respective relationships;
  • Responsible for presentation of accurate and timely management reports to the Group Finance Committee and Zambia Exco, ALCO, Audit and Risk Committee of the Board as well as the Board of Directors;
  • Chairperson of the Zambian Finance Committee ensuring all executives and senior staff are adequately informed of all finance matters
  • Responsible for ensuring excellent investor relationships at the company’s banks and funders, regulators, auditors and other stakeholders always;
  • To lead on the staffing aspects of the company, ensuring the training, growth and performance of staff is well handled and as the company continues to grow
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate internal controls are in place and maintained
  • Responsible for all company policies in line with good corporate governance and international standards
  • Responsible to oversee and manage all aspects of the Finance and Administration department in Zambia, including finance, company administration, regulatory, company secretarial, internal controls, HR, payroll and all routine and ad-hoc reporting functions;;
  • Maintaining key relationships with stakeholders

Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree an advantage
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the financial services industry at a senior management level
  • Proven track record of delivering operational excellence
  • Exposure to multiple systems of record an advantage
  • Good understanding of IT an advantage
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Thania Jaffer
Executive Recruiter: Insurance, Risk & Healthcare
CA Global Finance
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