Chief Financial Officer job at Furrer Foundation

Vacancy title:
Chief Financial Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Furrer Foundation

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, January 18 2024 

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

Date Posted: Thursday, January 04 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• Community Climate Solutions Zambia Ltd
• Do you want to improve the livelihood of rural communities in Zambia by helping to protect, restore and manage their natural environment in a productive and sustainable way?
• About Community Climate Solutions:
• We make every farmer an eCO2preneur: In our partner communities across rural Zambia, we incentivise individuals and households to take climate action, thereby protecting, restoring, and making their natural environment more productive. By helping our communities to manage fires and conduct agroforestry and climate-smart agriculture, we develop sustainable carbon-based revenue streams for the benefit of local communities. Incorporated in Zambia, Community Climate Solutions is committed to improving rural livelihoods, creating employment and fostering long-term investment.
• As we are scaling our concept across Zambia, we are looking for an entrepreneurial Chief Financial-Officer:

Your responsibilities:
• Support the CCS CEO in planning all aspects relating to our ambitious expansion in Zambia
• Plan and set up CCS’s back-office, incl. people, processes and systems for HR, finance and IT
• Manage day-to-day back-office operations incl. accts receivables, payroll/NAPSA/PAYE), tax, insurance
• Build up a strong budgeting, accounting and controlling function covering all our Zambia projects
• Assume responsibility for full quarterly and year-end finance processes and filings, external audit, etc.
• Ensure strong financial control of operations, incl. procurement, through smart processes and KPIs
• Provide local input to Community Climate Solutions Switzerland to shape the company’s marketing strategy and implementation

Your profile:
• Graduate-level educated professional with a degree from a reputed university
• Solid bookkeeping and administrative experience, accounting background/credentials required (ZIKA)
• Very good IT- and respective software knowledge (MS Office, especially xls, databases, sharepoint, etc)
• Entrepreneurial drive to build up greenfield operations while enjoying the challenges of the unexpected
• Experience or strong interest in conservation / community developments and/or nature-based solutions
• Native-level proficiency in spoken and written English and Nyanja
• Highly reliable, trustworthy, and diligent in all business matters.
• Creative, resourceful, and proactive relationship builder with a positive can-do attitude

Contractual aspects:
• Contract: Full-time, start date early 2024/ by arrangement
• Salary: competitive and commensurate with experience, incentive structure
• Location: Lusaka, with extensive travel across Zambia

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:

Job application procedure
• Application process: Please send your cover letter and CV to 
• Application deadline: 14th January, 2024
• To apply for this job email your details to 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, January 18 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 04-01-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 04-01-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 04-01-2066
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