Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for overseeing and directing the organization’s financial goals, objectives, and budgets. Meets with the Board and other company executives to develop financial goals and budget

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement and organization’s financial goals.
  • Oversee the investment of funds and manage associated risks.
  • Supervise cash management activities.
  • Execute capital-raising strategies to support a bank’s expansion.
  • Handle mergers and acquisitions.
  • Act as financial gatekeeper.
  • Supervise the preparation of the annual budget.
  • Monitor and control accounts receivables.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, financial packages, and other informational reports/analysis.
  • Develop and monitor policies and procedures within generally accepted accounting principles and corporate guidelines to ensure sufficient cash flow, reduced operating costs, and increased revenues.
  • Improve profitability.
  • Review prior financial results and discusses anticipated changes to highlight future needs and trends.
  • Ensure underlying accounting records are accurate, complete and in accordance with GAAP.
  • Review monthly operating reports for accuracy, completeness and major variances between actual and budget results.
  • Approve monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual fair value reports.
  • Prepare summaries and forecasts for future business growth and general economic outlook

Qualification and Experience

  • University Degree in Accounting and Finance
  • Full ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • An MBA will be a plus
  • 5 – 1O Years work expenerce in a similar or related position.
  • Must have working experience if the Financial sector ( Banking)
  • Good Computer Skills and must be familiar with computerized accounting packages
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Excellent knowledge of International accounting standards and practices
  • Must be a member of ZICA/ACCA