Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (Ref: MECFO)

Position in the Financial sector in East London - Eastern Cape
Posted On Thursday 23 July 2020
Job Description:

A company based in East London is seeking a CFO on a 6 Month 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 recognised 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 at the Company, responsible to oversee the development and implementation of the group financial accounting, management accounting, consolidated reporting and procurement policies and procedures

Facilitating delivery of financial and administrative support services, particularly

Financial control

Budget and forecasting

Revenue collection and recording

Financial processes

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

Ensuring the Company maintains a clean audit outcome

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

Managing the business unit and its employees

A qualified Chartered Accountant – NON-NEGOTIABLE



15 years’ experience of which 5 years must be at senior management level within a financial management and financial administration environment

Extensive knowledge of IRFS GAAP, PFMA, Treasury Regulations and other relevant Acts

Must have practical knowledge and experience in internal and external audits, IT Governance and due diligence processes and procedures

Must have knowledge of Management accounting principles, calculations and treasury functions

Additionally, the successful candidate must possess the following competencies; Knowledge of Development Finance

Financial & treasury management Expertise

Management skills and Accountability

Strategic orientation

Results driven

Astute leadership aptitude

Ability to make decisions and apply independent judgement






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.

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