GROUP CFO – BOTSWANA INSURANCE HOLDINGS LIMITED (BIHL)


Revenue growth, new business profitability, return on excess capital – you will agree that financial management at Botswana Insurance Holdings Limited (BIHL) is far more complex than the norm.
BIHL is already a major player in the financial services sector. Having recently reorganised and recorded its best financial results, its new management team is even more passionate about the business and committed to a strategy of growth and sustenance. With plans to build on past successes, and concentrating on its core expertise, this is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving organisation as it moves into a new era.

Requirements

Working at EXCO level, this is one of the key facilitating and delivery roles for the Group. Participation and development of business cases for new opportunities will ensure sustained growth and good performance for the Group. You will be involved in strategic development and will ensure adequate and cost effective funding to achieve Group strategies.
Reporting to the Group CEO, you will direct all the financial activities of the Group in accordance with relevant statutory and regulatory requirements and international financial reporting standards (IFRS), and ensure effective corporate governance for mitigation of financial business risks. Additional responsibilities will include: financial analysis of new business opportunities to ensure return on investment; thorough group financial analysis to aid decision making; proposals on effective ventures for utilisation of excess capital; understanding the implications and application of King III and Solvency II; effective engagement of investors; group budgeting; group risk management; and Group financial reporting and results presentation.
A qualified CA (CA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent), you will have had a minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in financial management, preferably in the financial services industry, with at least 5 of those years in a general management capacity with responsibility for strategic planning, budgeting and financial analysis. Experience within a complex financial environment with multiple funding sources and diverse business areas will be an advantage.

Closing date and application instructions

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit www.hrmc.co.bw to apply.
Closing date for applications is 24 June 2016.