CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER

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Job Status: Open
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: March 25, 2020
Expiry Date: April 10, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 10
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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VACANT POSITION: CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER
Our client in Transport and Logistics industry is looking to hire a Chief Finance Officer.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop strong and collaborative working relationships with the Managing Director of the Company and every member of the Management team of the Group, Board, and foster relevant relationships with shareholders, tax authority, consultants/financial advisors, regulators, auditors, lenders, banks and other financial institutions and sources of financing;
• Together with the Managing Director , lead in planning and structuring capital investment programmers, and lead deal structuring and major contract negotiations in relation to financing of the Group;
• Implement appropriate and effective treasury and risk management policies, practices and procedures in order to support operations of the Group;
• Manage all finance operations including invoicing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and inventory;
• Restructure the finance department to ensure qualified staff handle key finance functions and design/implement the department's succession plan and mentor senior staff as part of succession planning process;
• Ensure accounting and internal control processes, methodologies and practices are in accordance with financial policies and international financial reporting standards, statutory requirements and good practices;
• Implement transparent, structured and effective budgeting, forecasting and forward planning processes, coordinating all departments to align their plans with the overall business strategy of the Group;
• Ensure that the financial statements and management reports of the Group are reliable and prepared in a timely manner in accordance with the international Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to support decisions of management and key stakeholders;
• Review and implement adequate internal controls that will ensure accurate recording of transactions and production of financial reports on a timely basis and safeguard the assets of the Group ;
• Implement group performance dashboards on all key business performance measures to ensure robust business performance monitoring;
• Develop and implement business/strategic plan together with the Managing Director;
• Standardize financial processes to improve invoicing, collections and reporting;
• Maintain an effective tax management system to ensure compliance;
• Ensure effective cash flow and treasury management to ensure adequate reserves accumulated to meet debt obligations and make timely payment to suppliers;
• Provide guidance on procurement function, approve all LPOs and stores management;
• Foster leadership and guidance on finance matters to finance team as well as facilitate training and coaching.
QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, or business administration
• Total understanding and personal implementation of best practice Corporate Governance
• At least 10 years' experience in the finance industry and proven leadership and management experience is essential
• CPA is required
• Previous Experience in transport and logistic industry is an added experience
• Must have ability to communicate complex financial concepts to a broad range of professionals at all levels of the organization and with remote business partners.

All applications should be done on or before close of business 10th April 2020 on link below:
https://reedsafricaconsult.com/upload-cv/
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted