Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (AA Position) (Ref: MECFO)

Position in the Financial sector in East London - Eastern Cape
Posted On Wednesday 22 September 2021
Job Description:

A company based in East London is seeking a CFO on a 5 Year Fixed Term Contract. The successful incumbent will be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will provide Executive Management, Audit Risk & Compliance Committee and the Board with reliable, consolidated financial information, to manage and safeguard the Corporation’s assets (liquid, current and non-current) in accordance with recognized and accepted financial standards and prescribed regulations, while exuding astute and prudent financial management in guiding the corporation towards sustainability

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Main job function

As a custodian of the PFMA and accompanying regulations, the CFO shall be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the group financial accounting, management accounting, consolidated reporting and procurement policies and procedures

Provide leadership on the long-term sustainability and commercial viability of the Corporation in implementing the strategy

Facilitating delivery of financial and administrative support services, particularly Financial Control, Budget and Forecasting, Revenue Collection and Recording, Supply Chain Management and Financial Processes

Preparing and presenting the Company financial statements including its subsidiaries and liaising with both the internal and external auditors

Ensuring the Organization maintains a clean audit outcome

Developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, banks, investors, insurers and others

Managing the finance business unit and its employees



A qualified Chartered Accountant – NON-NEGOTIABLE



10 Years’ experience of which 5 years must be at senior management level

5 Years within a financial related institution, private or parastatal/semi-government work

Extensive knowledge of IRFS, GAAP, PFMA, Treasury Regulations, Companies Act and other relevant legislation










A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Melanie Els