Chief Financial Officer – Banking – Botswana

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer – Banking – Botswana
Location: Unknown
Salary: 2000000.00
Reference: JN -022017-7730
Job Published: February 17, 2017 07:59

Job Description

Purpose of the Role

To ensure solvency (short and long term) and long term viability of the organisation. To develop and execute both the company (with MD & Exco) and financial strategy and ensure the relevant implementation thereof.

Key Objectives

  • To develop and execute the company (with MD & Exco) and finance strategy to ensure solvency and long term viability of all Group entities;
  • To review and manage the overall Company Financial results and to steer Budgets, Business Cases and Forecasts;
  • Ultimately responsible for financial statements, adherence to relevant legislation and interaction with auditors and tax authorities;
  • To maintain and improve governance, policies and processes, ensuring best practice solutions are implemented where appropriate;
  • To identify risks and opportunities, in capacity of Compliance Officer, in order to highlight and manage risks proactively avoiding any adverse impact on the company;
  • Drive and engage in relevant negotiations with internal and external stakeholders (legal, supplier, customers);

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Economics or equivalent with a post graduate masters or MBA as advantageous;
  • Chartered Accountant qualification essential;
  • Additional qualifications in Tax, accounting or economics desirable;
  • 10+ years’ experience in financial management, specifically commercial management, controlling and accounting;
  • 3 years+ experience in general management

Note: Candidates applying must be local to Botswana or willing to relocate. Exceptional circumstances are available for candidates willing to travel extensively.