Chief Financial Officer (CFO) job at Talent House
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Vacancy title:
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Talent House

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, May 23 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, May 10 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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About the role:
• Our client; a private equity firm, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join their executive team. The CFO will play a critical role in shaping the financial strategy of the firm and its portfolio companies, driving financial performance, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance, accounting, and investment management, along with exceptional leadership and communication skills.

Financial Strategy and Planning:
• Develop and execute the financial strategies of the firm, aligning with overall business objectives and investment goals.
• Oversee financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis to support strategic decision-making.
• Evaluate investment opportunities and provide financial insights to guide investment decisions.
Financial Reporting and Analysis:
• Prepare timely and accurate financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for management and investors.
• Conduct comprehensive financial analysis, identifying trends, variances, and areas for improvement.
• Present financial performance and forecasts to the executive team and investors.
Risk Management and Compliance:
• Implement robust internal controls and risk management processes to safeguard assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
• Stay abreast of regulatory changes and industry best practices to mitigate risks and maintain compliance.
• Manage relationships with external auditors, tax advisors, and regulatory authorities.

Capital Management and Fund Administration:
• Manage capital structure, liquidity, and cash flow to optimize returns and support investment activities.
• Coordinate fundraising efforts and investor relations activities, ensuring transparency and effective communication.
• Oversee fund administration, including capital calls, distributions, and financial reporting to limited partners.

Portfolio Company Support:
• Partner with portfolio company management teams to enhance financial performance and operational efficiency.
• Provide strategic financial guidance and support for mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
• Assist in structuring financing arrangements and evaluating exit strategies for portfolio investments.

Required skills and qualifications
• Five or more years of experience in executive or leadership roles in finance
• Master’s degree (or equivalent experience) in accounting, business accounting, or finance
• Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and make strategic recommendations.
• International finance experience will be an advantage
• Proven experience in finance, accounting, or investment management, with a focus on private equity or investment banking.
• Strong understanding of financial markets, investment principles, and valuation techniques.
• Experience in mergers, acquisitions and investor relations

The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
• Please send your CV to  before the 24th of May, 2024.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, May 23 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 10-05-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 09-05-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 09-05-2066
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