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CFO-Chief Financial Officer

O'Brien Recruitment
Cape Town City Centre Cape Town Cape Town Region, South Africa
Closing date
Nov 29, 2021

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Financial Management Leadership Strategic Planning Operational Planning
We are looking for a Chief Financial Officer to join a company that is on a path of hyper growth within the financial industry! You will need to be an ambitious motivated individual who can embrace change and be agile enough to stay ahead of the market trends.

Role Overview

The Chief Financial Officer will need to be able to lead and drive the commercial aspects of the business. The successful candidate will report directly to the CEO and the Board, be a member of a young and dynamic executive team and will be responsible for Finance, office management / procurement, risk and business insight functions. The CFO will manage the small finance and BI team, both internal and outsourced.
  • Strategically: the CFO is responsible for creating the organization's financial strategy, will support new business partnerships and manage the budget to exceed financial goals
  • Operationally: Oversee business risk; develop and execute a funding plan; proactively manage the key financial drivers; generate accurate, timely and insightful reporting and models to grow the business

Experience / Qualifications required
  • BCom / BBusSc Accounting, Finance, MBA or relevant field.
  • CA, CPA or MBA preferred but not required
  • 7+ years of experience, managing people and complex finance functions
  • Financial services (debt, insurance) in a process intensive business essential
  • Proven experience as Chief Financial Officer, Finance officer or relevant business / audit role
  • In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office, G-suite, Qlik (or similar BI tools) and financial management software (Xero beneficial)

What is on offer?
  • A great purpose, a great team, engaging culture
  • Market related remuneration package
  • An opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a young, fast growing business with big ambitions
  • Opportunity to work with experienced entrepreneurs and business leaders
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