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, June 27 2024 

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

Date Posted: Friday, June 14 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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About Talent House Ltd:
We are a leading recruitment and HR consulting firm that operates as a link between people and companies in achieving a shared purpose. We offer creative, effective and flexible solutions that not only help individuals discover their career paths but provide organizations with talent they can recruit, develop and retain.

About the role:
Our client is a multinational Fintech firm that 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, driving financial performance, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements across all entities in countries of operation (Zambia, Namibia, South Africa and United States). 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:
• Global – Overseeing different companies and entities in countries of operations Zambia, Namibia, South Africa, United States
• Develop and execute the financial strategies of the firm, aligning with overall business objectives.
• Oversee financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis to support strategic decision-making.
• Evaluate investment opportunities and provide financial insights to guide investment decisions.
• Team building and leadership of the finance function
Financial Reporting and Analysis:
• Consolidate Annual financial statements
• Preparation and sign off of management accounts
• Preparation and sign off of financial statements
• Compliance with all submissions to taxes, payroll and related bodies
• Conduct comprehensive financial analysis, identifying trends, variances, and areas for improvement.
• Present financial performance and forecasts to the executive team.
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
• Manage capital structure, liquidity, and cash flow to optimize returns.

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.
• Proven experience in finance, accounting, or investment management
• Strong understanding of financial markets, investment principles, and valuation techniques.

Personal attributes
• Hands-on and proactive
• Seasoned finance professional

The incumbent will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Please send your CV to  before the 26th of June, 2024.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, June 27 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 14-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-06-2066
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