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Chief Financial Officer

at Recruit Digital in Cape Town

Job Description

We are looking for a CFO to be responsible for every aspect of our financial operations and reporting, as well as its compliance with local tax and other regulations. An understanding of accounting systems and their implementation is also important as we are planning to migrate to new systems within the next 18 months.

The CFO will work closely with the CEO and be a sparring partner to him and others in the management team and be responsible for assessing the financial impact of operational decisions, as well as proactively driving finance strategy and leading the local and central

Finance teams. It is a very important and rich role.

The CFO must be well-versed in all aspects of financial management ranging from accounting and consolidation to transfer pricing to FX risk.

Specific responsibilities include:

? Management and supervision and development of the finance team;

? Establish a reliable and efficient month and year end close process including the

consolidation of all entities;

? Ensuring the correct and timely preparation of monthly financial reports in compliance with

group accounting standards;

? Compliance with local tax and accounting regulations including transfer pricing;

? Performing risk management by analyzing the organization's liabilities, asset valuation

(including debtors' ledger), exposure to FX, etc.

? Managing liquidity and cash flows and providing the required reporting to the board and


? Driving the company's financial planning including preparing budgets, forecasts and other

analysis required on a per entity basis;

? Supporting business decision making by providing insights and decision making support


? Proven technical experience as CFO , Finance Director or Financial Controller ideally in a fast

growing, internationally active entity;

? Exposure to technology and media business, and robust understanding of business

? Experience working in Africa or other developing countries

? Ability to strategize and solve problems

? Strong team player, strong leadership and organizational skills

? Excellent communication and people skills

? An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers

? CPA, ACCA or equivalent is a strong advantage

? BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus

? Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software

? Experience rolling out and setting up ERP systems a plus

? Experience setting up shared services centres a plus

If you are interested then get your CV to to find out the rest...

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