Chief Financial Officer

Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time Salary: - Closes: June 10, 2021

Our client established in the financial sector and based in Lusaka seeks to recruit a driven, self motivated, well experienced and result oriented individual to fill the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) within a shortest time possible.
Job Summary
The CFO is responsible to the Board of Directors for all financial matters and for the establishment of company-wide financial and administrative goals and objectives, policies, programs, and practices across various entities that insure a continuously sound financial structure. He/she controls the flow of cash through the organization and maintains the integrity of funds, securities and other valuable documents; He/she manages the organization’s finances and is responsible for the soundness of the organization’s financial controls and financial reporting; and manages and provides leadership across financial teams.
Key Outputs & Responsibilities: –
Developing the departmental and overall company’s strategic business plans and annual plans. Also monitor the company’s annual plans to ensure they are in line with the business plan; preparation of compliance reports as required by the regulator, Bank of Zambia;
Management and review of internal control systems to ensure integrity of financial information;
Developing and ensuring the implementation of strategic business and/or operational plans, projects, programs and systems;
Interact with Heads of Business Units to provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analysis, reports and recommendations;
Oversee the approval and processing of revenue, revenue expenditure, capital expenditure, departmental budgets, salary updates, ledger and account maintenance and data entry;
Identifying working capital and long term financing requirements for the company and sourcing of funds for these requirements;
Coordinating the preparations of financial reports, special analysis and other reports;
Ensure financial records and systems are maintained in accordance with the Companies Act requirements, the Banking and Financial Services Act requirements and International Financial Reporting Standards;
Control of the Company’ s expenditure and identification and implementation of cost saving measures;
Board pack preparation and presentation; compliance and Tax planning; and Providing leadership to the finance and administration departments
Qualifications & Experience
Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits including English and Mathematics
Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy/Finance
ACCA/CIMA qualification and membership with ZICA
Minimum of three years’ experience at the level of head of finance or chief financial officers s role in banking or other financial institution. Experience in an auditing firm at manager level, would be an added advantage.
Remuneration and Other Conditions of Service
The company offers competitive market related remuneration and conditions of service. Interested Applicants who meet the job requirements should e-mail their Cover letter and CVs to
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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