Job Summary

To be accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 8 years

Job Description

REMUNERATION: COMPETITIVE

JOB DESCRIPTION
Planning
  1. Assist in formulating the company's future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
  2. Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  3. Develop financial and tax strategies
  4. Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
  5. Develop performance measures and monitoring systems that support the company's strategic direction
Operations
  1. Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
  2. Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
  3. Manage the accounting, investor relations, tax, and treasury departments
  4. Manage any third parties to which accounting or finance functions have been outsourced
  5. Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
  6. Implement operational best practices
  7. Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions
Financial Information 
  1. Oversee the issuance of financial information
  2. Report financial results to the board of directors
Risk Management
  1. Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
  2. Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry
  3. Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  4. Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  5. Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  6. Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  7. Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors
  8. Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations
Funding
  1. Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  2. Arrange for debt financing and equity financing
  3. Invest funds
Third Parties
  1. Build and maintain active relationships with government bodies and agencies
  2. Maintain banking relationships
  3. Represent the company with investment bankers and investors

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/ Business Management from a recognized learning institution
  • CPA-K Holder
  • Desirable qualification of Certified Investment and Financial Analyst (CIFA)
  • Minimum of 8 years’ in a similar role

COMPETENCIES
  • Governance, risk and control
  • Leadership and management
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • Strategy, technology and innovation
  • Ethics and professionalism

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